Saturdays, 10:45-12:00 pm
Homework Hour: Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Zoya Koza
Assistant Teacher: Eli Zislis
Start date: 09/10.
No classes on Thanksgiving weekend. Winter break starts on 12/23.
This course is designed for advanced study of math.
The main concepts for this class are listed below:
Number theory: Properties of Arithmetic, Negations, Reciprocals, Squares of the
sum & difference of two squares, Higher Exponents, Negative Exponents,
Divisibility rules, Prime factorization, Greatest common factor and least common
multiple. Rational and irrational numbers, Order of operations including
exponents and square roots.
Art of problem-solving methods: Students continue to apply the methods they
learned in previous years such as systematic listing, models, methods of solving
systems of equations and inequalities in order to apply them to complex word
problems involved with fractions and decimals, ratio and percent, average and
As a math teacher I was very active in the implementation of the new math standards in NYC public schools for 20 years. I attended various math workshops offered by the DOE of NYC all affiliated with various New York City colleges. As a retired, 20 years veteran of NYC DOE I am very proud of these accomplishments.