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Academic Year 2019-2020 • Grade 10 and above • Mathematics Sequence

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Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra)

As far as possible, students are allowed to investigate algebraic concepts and processes before being introduced to the formulas and symbolic representations. Topics for exploration will include: linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational, and irrational functions. You will expand your understanding of the number system to include complex numbers, and you will develop an understanding of the concepts of elementary trigonometry, elementary probability, and sequences and series. You also will learn to model real-world problems using these concepts. A graphing calculator will be required at this level and beyond. Class sessions will take place using a virtual white board (WIZIQ). All class sessions are archived for review by the students or if the student is unable to attend for any reason. Students will need to register with WIZIQ prior to their first class session and will receive a secure invitation from the instructor to attend class sessions. Homework will be assigned and discussed during the class time. Only quizzes and tests will be sent to each student (as well as their parents) as both .docx & .pdf documents and returned to the instructor for evaluation. Students will have an opportunity to correct all assessments to show mastery. It is the responsibility of the parents to supervise their student while completing each assessment. The evaluations will be returned to both the student and parent.

Course Website: Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra)

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Art Mabbott

Starts: September 3, 2019
Ends: June 8, 2020

Monday 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET • Wednesday 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET • Friday 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

Tuition: $500.00


Algebra I & Geometry.

Recommended background

Algebra I & Geometry.

Teacher's notes:

Mr. Mabbott expects his students to reach mastery of all skills learned. Therefore the students will be asked to rework all assessments until such time that they can demonstrate mastery at 100%. One-on-one support in addition to regular class meetings will provided as needed.

Textbooks and Materials

This item is required:

Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach [Edition or Version: 3], Authors: Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

ISBN: 1465290397

Publisher's website: Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore or Key Curriculum Press (1-800-995-MATH)

Other information: ISBN 13:  978 1465290397

This item is required:

The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1yr license) [Edition or Version: 5], Authors: Nick Jakiw

ISBN: ISBN 13: 97800214083

Publisher's website: The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1yr license)

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: IMHID: 0021408386 ISBN 13: 9780021408382

This item is required:

TI-NSPIRE (either Numeric or CAS) , Authors: Texas Instruments


Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

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