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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Online Math: Algebra 2

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Note: This is a 2-part course. Students are expected to also register for Part Two in the spring semester.
Class Dates: Mondays, Sept. 10 to Dec. 3, 2012. No class Oct. 22.
Total Classes: 12
Starting time: 4:00 pm Eastern (3:00 Central), with optional office hours on Thursdays, 2:30 to 3:00 Eastern.
Duration: 75 minutes. First 15 minutes is dedicated to answering students’ homework questions.
Prerequisite: Algebra I (Unlimited Access!)
Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th grade
Suggested high school credit: 1 full semester
Fee: $160 if you enroll on or before Aug. 1, 2012. $180 after Aug. 1 for all 12 classes.
Instructor: Jean Hoeft, MS
Course description: We will complete the advanced topics in Algebra beginning with linear functions and moving through quadratic, as well as other non-linear functions, radicals and finishing with an introduction to logarithmic functions. Students should have a lengthy knowledge of variable equations and their graphs.
Course materials: Saxon Algebra 2, third edition with the test and homeschool pack.
Homework: Students should spend 6-8 hours a week on homework, taking a test once a week. Homework will be submitted to the instructor for grading and credit.

Instructor biography: Jean Hoeft, MA Mrs. Hoeft has been a math and algebra teacher for 23 years. She has a BA from the University of Michigan and a MA from Marygrove University. Jean has taught the confirmation class at her Catholic parish for 28 years. She loves gardening, sudoku puzzles, raising chickens, reading, knitting, and everything Catholic.

Equipment requirements: Students are required to have high-speed internet and a headset with microphone.
Misc:
Mrs. Hoeft will be available via email in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

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