Math Summer Camp for Algebra 1

Word Problems Strategies

One of the new common core requirements is a focus on real world problems. Student’s ability to solve word problems will demonstrate mastery.

In Math Summer Camp for Algebra 1, students will:

  1. Learn Word problems skills.
  2. Decode the Language of math
  3. Use charts to solve problems
  4. Develop Word problem strategies for:
    1. Cost, income and value problems
    2. Integer problems
    3. Rate distance time problems
    4. Mixture problems
  5. Learn Algebra skills required to solve problems
    1. Addition, subtraction, multiplication of integers
    2. Order of operations
    3. Solving equations
    4. Transforming formulas

Student Will Take Away:

  1. Executive functioning awareness regarding planning and organization utilizing the mantra, “If you don’t plan for it, it will not happen.”
  2. Practice using current brain science to maximize learning process using timed learning intervals and practice
  3. Memory model for short term, working memory and long term memory that supports learning model and executive functioning
  4. Flash cards for key definitions, math properties that will be used to during the school year to master concepts

Math Summer Camp for Algebra 1:

  • Small group instruction spread out over 4 weeks.
  • Limit of 3 students to a group.
  • Each session is an hour and 20 minutes.
  • Four sessions per week or more than 21 hours of instruction during the program.
  • Students get hands on experience and one-on-one support during each session.
  • Program uses David Berg’s Making Math Real learning strategies
  • All lessons are captured on SmartBoard and are available to students and parents for reference

Sign up and make a reservation now by calling 925-683-7677 or fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

  • Classes starts on July 7th and go through July 31st.
  • Class is from 8am to 9:20am.
  • Classes are at offices of Diablo Valley Learning Center:

2910 Camino Diablo, Suite 115

Walnut Creek, CA  94597

Instruction offered by:

  • Professional Educational Therapist – Professional Member of Association of Educational Therapists
  • California Math Credentialed School Teacher


  • Cost is $1,250 per student for the 4 week program
  • $300 dollar deposit with payment in full by July 1st
  • Call or email for a reservation:

Call 925-683-7677 or fill out the form below for a reservation in the Algebra 1 Summer Math Camp Program.


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