This college prep course will make math come alive with its many intriguing examples of Algebra in the world around you, from baseball to theater lighting to space exploration. The following is a list of some of the chapters we will be covering throughout the school year: Properties of Real Numbers, Solving Linear Equations, Graphing Linear Equations and Functions, Writing Linear Equations, Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities, and Quadratic Equations and Functions. After successful completion of this course, students will have the necessary skills to study topics in Algebra 2 and Geometry.
Students will be required to complete regular homework assignments, tests, and a final to succeed in this course. Parent involvement only requires checking homework and monitoring tests at home. Mrs. Strickler will provide all instruction, free weekly tutoring, homework help, test grading, and semester grades for this course. We will play games and do many hands-on activities, engaging all types of learners! I never want to be bored, so I will do my best to not let my students get bored also. We will even have a Pi Day celebration with food, an art project, and a Pi scavenger hunt! There also will be an opportunity to learn how Algebra 1 is useful in many careers. We answer the age old question: When will I ever use this??
Tuition: $508 per semester and $10 materials fee. This included free, weekly tutoring at the ILA campus as well as at a local coffee shop.
Charters: I am an approved vendor with Excel, Ilead, and Inspire. I am A-G approved to teach Algebra 1 and Geometry at the high school level. Charters list me under my business name, iMath.
Materials: McDougall-Littel Algebra 1 textbook, copyright 2007. This curriculum is pre-Common Core. You can purchase this on Amazon, used, and you can choose a book from ANY state, it just must be copyrighted 2007. It has a red binder with a kayaker on it.