**UPDATE:** Classes start December 6th for Beginning Math, and December 13th for Advanced Math!

**Beginning Math:** 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM every alternate Thursday, 110 Ryan Industrial Court, San Ramon, CA 94582.

**Advanced Math:** 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM every alternate Thursday, 110 Ryan Industrial Court, San Ramon, CA 94582.

** Beginning Math** – Grades 3, 4, and 5

*Description:* In this course, students will be exposed to basic techniques of problem-solving and will learn about the foundational concepts of number theory, geometry, combinatorics, and algebra. Simulations will also be used to expose students to real-world scenarios. *No prior knowledge *is required: all students need for this class is enthusiasm!

*Cost: *We will be requesting a *20 dollar donation (one-time payment) *for the complete course from *December to May *in order to cover the cost of insurance.

** Advanced Math** – Grades 6, 7, and 8

*Description: *In this course, students will learn how to further develop their problem-solving skills. By the end of this course, students will be able to apply this knowledge to a variety of logic problems and puzzles. Simulations will be used to expose students to real-world scenarios. Additionally, students will learn foundations and study some complicated topics in number theory, algebra, geometry, and combinatorics to prepare them for competitions. *No prior knowledge is required: *all students need for this class is enthusiasm!

*Cost: W*e will be requesting a *20 dollar donation (one-time payment) *for the complete course from *December to May *in order to cover the cost of insurance.

**2018-2019 Calendar:**

**Beginning Math Calendar:**

December 6th: Introduction & Algebra (Beginning)

January 10th: Logic Puzzles

January 24th: Area & Volume – Basic Optimization

February 7th: Competition Day I \\ Answers

February 21st: Basic Probability

March 7th: Card Games & Simulations

March 21st: Competition Day II

April 11th: Cryptography

April 25th: Grocery Store Simulation

May 9th: Competition Day III

May 23rd: Relay & Celebration

**Advanced Math Calendar:**

December 13th: Introduction & Algebra (Advanced)

January 17th: Logic Puzzles

January 31st: Modular Arithmetic

February 14th: Competition Day I \\ Answers

February 28th: Advanced Probability

March 14th: Card games & Probability Simulations

March 28th: Competition Day II

April 18th: Cryptography

May 2nd: Stock Market Simulation

May 16th: Competition Day III

May 30th: Relay & Celebration