One year ago last March, a national emergency was declared in reaction to the spread of Covid-19. Thus began our adventure in remote learning. Since then, over a half million Americans have fallen to the deadly virus. Now, following Governor Walz’s decision to reopen our middle and high schools at full capacity, Minnesota families prepare for some sort of educational normalcy amidst a chaotic year. It's important to acknowledge however that the virus has not simply gone away.
After finishing their senior calculus class, many math students often report that, out of all their high school math courses, pre-calc was toughest. The reasons they usually cite include: It jumps around too much from one random topic to another Too many weird abstract variables, symbols and equations Doing matrices by hand is a nightmare! Log problems!! Conics!!! Others… Here are three tips that will hopefully help you (mentally) prep for the course. 1. Get comfy with being