Introduction

Designed for students in a third grade GATE program or equivalent, this course adds depth to the selected Common Core State Standards of Grades 3-4 with a focus on multi-step word problems, mathematical thinking, and developing good study habits. In addition, students will broaden their mathematical skills by learning different problem solving strategies in a fun and stimulating environment. Students will practice these skills weekly and have the opportunity to participate in 3-4 different math competitions.