Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Revised and Restructured Version of a Popular Mathematics Core Course on ‘Geometry’. Students can Now Take this Core Mathematics Course for High School Credit at the Red Comet Online Program.
Prosser, WA (PRWEB) December 26, 2012
Red Comet’s enhanced and updated online high school Mathematics core course provides an in-depth experience for first-time geometry students. The course provides students with the foundation to comprehend issues and ideas related to the various constructions, figures and patterns used in geometry. Students study the properties of lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles and three-dimensional solids. Topics include perimeter, area, surface area and volume of various figures. The course explores various theorems and their applications, congruence and similarity of figures, trigonometric ratios and generating & testing conjectures. The course dwells on important theorems like the Pythagorean Theorem and its use in solving a broad range of practical everyday problems.
Students use deductive reasoning to prove or disprove their conclusions and will defend their reasoning using precise mathematical language and symbols. Students learn the historical significance and the contributions of various cultures and nations in the development of geometric concepts. The course also explores the lives of several prominent mathematicians who contributed to the vast body of knowledge that is categorized as geometry.
Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider”. Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet’s online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.
Students throughout the country use Red Comet’s high school classes that include all core subjects – Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies, as well as numerous high school electives. A variety of students use Red Comet’s online learning program – students in need of credit recovery, students attending public high schools who cannot attend all of their high school classes, students attending private schools who are looking for electives or Advanced Placement classes, home school high school students who need help in specific subject areas, athletes, students with part-time jobs etc.