AMPED on Algebra
Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Teacher approval/9th grade recommendation based on 8th-grade Math performance, NWEA and MAP scores.
NOTE: Only available to students enrolled in AMPED on Business and MUST be taken concurrently.
Have you ever asked your math teacher, “When am I ever going to use this?”, then this class is for you! Algebra 1 in
Manufacturing Processes, Entrepreneurship, and Design (AMPED) will teach students all Missouri Algebra I standards through
relevant, interactive, and fun career and technical education projects. Students will learn the algebra concepts through running a
“for-profit” t-shirt and printing business and from many other hands-on and real-world activities. The development of 21st-century
workplace skills such as attention to detail, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork are also emphasized. Regular
attendance is recommended. This is a double-blocked class where students must be concurrently enrolled in AMPED on