Introduction

Designed for students in a sixth grade APAAS or GATE program or those concurrently taking Common Core Math 6 in good standing, this course will teach strategies and techniques on how to approach problems frequently found on most middle school mathematics competitions. Students will be ready to participate in popular middle school competitions such as Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS), AMC 8, MATHCOUNTS, and California Math League. The curriculum of this course also aligns with the Common Core State Standards of Grade 7 and prepares students for the Middle School Math Placement in Irvine Unified School District (IUSD).