Live Highlight Courses


This new series of highlights courses will be launched early March 2020. The courses will be taught live by our instructors. The courses contain twelve hours of online live lecture, three hours of online supervised study-hall with open Q&A, and one hour online supervised assessment test.

Instructors

The program is led by Dr. Zuming Feng. Zuming led the USA Math Olympiad team and its training program for 15 years, taught (all level courses) at Phillips Exeter Academyand supervised its math club/team for 25 years. He is one the most prominent math instructors in the USA and an expert on problem solving based curricula (from the secondary school to college level). He currently teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he has supervised its math club for the last 25 years.

Led by Dr. Zuming, IDEA MATH has the strongest academic team, every instructor of IDEA MATH is a responsible and enthusiastic math educator with extensive problem solving experience.

Placement and Course Description

Courses Description Pre-requisite
LM1 Highlights of Algebra 1 (with contest extension) Algebra 1
LM2 A short intro to Geometry (with contest extension) Algebra 1
LM3 Highlights of Geometry (with contest extension) Algebra 1 & Geometry
LM4 Highlights of Algebra 2 and Trigonometry (with contest extension) Algebra 2
LM5 A short intro to Calculus (with Pre-Calculus and its contest extension) Algebra 2 and familiarity with Pre-Calculus
LM6 Highlights of Calculus level 1 (with contest extension) LM5 and/or intro to Calculus
LM7 Highlights of Calculus level 2 (AP AB and beyond) Taking AP Calculus and/or preparing for AP AB test
LM8 Highlights of Calculus level 3 (AP BC and beyond) Taking AP Calculus and/or preparing for AP AB test

Sessions & Schedule

March Session 1 (March 9 – 12, 2020)

Course LM1, LM5
Lecture Schedule* 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (March 9, 10, 11, 12, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 9, 10, 11, 2020)
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 12, 2020)

Course LM3, LM7
Lecture Schedule* 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (March 9, 10, 11, 12, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 9, 10, 11, 2020)
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 12, 2020)

*All course schedule time is US Eastern time zone time.

March Session 2 (March 16 – 19, 2020)

Course LM2, LM6
Lecture Schedule* 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (March 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 16, 17, 18, 2020)
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 19, 2020)
Course LM4, LM8
Lecture Schedule* 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (March 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 16, 17, 18, 2020)
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (March 19, 2020)

April/May Session (April 5 - May 2, 2020)

Course LM7
Lecture Schedule* 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (April 10, 24, May 1, 2020 )
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (May 3, 2020)

Course LM8
Lecture Schedule* 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 2020)
Study Hall Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 2020)
Assessment Test Schedule* 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (May 3, 2020)

*All course schedule time is US Eastern time zone based.

Tuition & Registration

March Session 1

Session Register and Tuition Pay By Tuition Amount
March 9 – 12, 2020 March 3, 2020 $595
March 9 – 12, 2020 March 7, 2020 $695

March Session 2

Session Register and Tuition Pay By Tuition Amount
March 16 – 19, 2020 March 11, 2020 $595
March 16 – 19, 2020 March 13, 2020 $695

April/May Session

Session Register and Tuition Pay By Tuition Amount
April Session TBD $595
April Session TBD $695

Class Details

ZOOM meeting will used. The ZOOM meeting link and teaching material will be posted into the IDEA MATH student’s account. The following items are the general guidelines for this class:

  • PC computer that ZOOM meeting can be run on (to test: https://zoom.us/test)
  • Quality internet connection to support video streaming.
  • Document camera (https://www.amazon.com/IPEVO-Definition-Document-Camera-5-880-4-01-00/dp/B079DLTG9F/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=document+camera&qid=1581522920&sr=8-3) that connects to PC computer so our instructor can view students work real time.
  • During classes, students are required to setup a quiet and comfortable environment with minimal distraction.
  • Besides a computer, pencil and paper are also required during classes.
  • Students may sometimes be asked to upload their homework/test work (link will be provided in their IDEA MATH account). This can be done by a scanner or taking quality pictures.

Tuition Refund Policy

There will be no refund after payment is made.