Math Lab Information/ Math Help

Welcome to the Math Lab!


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Math Lab Instructor: Mrs. Judy Capatch
Hours: 7:20 - 3:15 (extended hours possible upon request)
Location: In the computer lab at the back of the library
Extension: 3519
A student must get a pass from either their math teacher or Mrs. Capatch in order to work in the math lab.
What is the Math Lab?

Dallastown High school is dedicated tohelping students succeed in any subject area. When a student is struggling in amath course they can utilize the math lab before school, after school, orduring a study hall to get extra help. The math lab instructor, Mrs. Capatch,is in the lab from 7:20 - 3:15 each school day. Additionally, there is ateacher in the lab each period to help students with any math topic with whichthey are struggling. With two instructors available, the math lab will accommodatestudents in different courses and levels each period.

Who can use the Math Lab?

Any student can utilize the facilityduring the school day as long as he/she gets a pass. As a department, werecommend that you go to the math lab as soon as you begin struggling ratherthan the period before a test. Math is a marathon not a sprint soregular use of the lab will allow the concepts to solidify. Make sure you planahead so you can make the most of your time there and really focus on the fewproblems you do not understand.

What does the Math Lab offer to students?

In addition to having two mathinstructors available each period, the math lab has numerous other resources aswell. There are computers where students can log on and practice their mathskills with a variety of programs. In our Algebra I and Geometry coursesstudents are assigned work on Study Island. This is a program designed to testtheir skills on a variety of topics and provide feedback and lessons to guidethem through the topics that they find challenging. Study Island can beaccessed at home and the topics and video support are under the tab STUDY ISLANDon the main math webpage. Additionally, the lab offers peer tutoring sostudents can get one-to-one help from a qualified student.


What resources are available to help a  student experience a successful year in math class?

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