Prep for Algebra I, August 5-15


Course open to Branson and non-Branson students.

Week 9-10

9:00-12:00, M-Th


Instructor: Paul McCarthy (Math Teacher)


Prep for Algebra I offers an intensive review of the pre-Algebra skills needed for success in the Algebra I at Branson or any comparable high school. The class format will include explanations of skills and concepts by the teacher, coupled with lots of worksheets, activities and games. The course will be taught by a current Branson Algebra I teacher, and the exact course structure will be tailored during the session to meet the needs of the participants. As time permits the class will also preview topics to be covered during the early months of Algebra I. This course is open to both Branson and non-Branson students.


Instructor Bio:


Paul McCarthy has been teaching Mathematics at Branson since 2012. During this time, he has also served as faculty advisor for extra-curricular activities ranging from the Model United Nations Club to the Meditation Club. A graduate of New South Wales University with a degree in Engineering and a Masters in Education. Paul began his teaching career at St Ignatius College Sydney, Australia in 1991. He has taught all levels of math from Algebra to Calculus, and was also a boarding master and rugby coach for over 10 years.