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Teaching Textbook Algebra 1 Textbook Only
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Pre-Order Version 2.0!
We are delighted to offer Algebra 1 Version 2.0. The previous version is no longer available.
Newly Revised Teaching Textbooks Algebra 1 2.0
all the new features for 2011
This approximately 650-page textbook contains more student-friendly explanations than any other on the market. It comes with an answer key and a test bank.
The set of
(available separately, or purchase the
and save!) adds an audio-visual presentation of the 129 lectures, step-by-step multimedia explanations to the 650 practice problems as well as for every single one of the almost 3,500 problems in the book, plus an additional CD-ROM with complete, step-by-step solutions for every test problem.
About Teaching Textbooks
A number of years ago we did the unthinkable and took a poke at a sacred cow when we said that we didn't like the conventional big-name home school math programs. Though some families were steadfast in their defense, there has since been an increasing number of families who have come to realize that math programs originally designed to be used in government schools are wholly inadequate to meet the needs of home educators.
What is wrong with adapting a school-based text for home use? There are a couple of significant issues with doing that. First, because a typical school text assumes a knowledgeable math teacher, the explanations are often meager and brief. If you double as a math teacher, this will present no problem to you. However, many parents either did not take upper level math as a teen, or if they did, the process is just a distant, unpleasant memory. So sparse explanations in typical texts can be frustrating to both child and parent. Second, government schools' math texts often contain excessive use of terminology, making simple ideas seem complex.
However, the Teaching Textbooks series is written with home educators in mind so it tackles those issues head-on in a rather innovative way, by combining a teacher and a textbook into one. Firstly, their textbooks, since they were designed specifically for independent learners, contain far more explanation than any others on the market, and the tone is friendly and conversational. Because the Teaching Textbooks series was designed for homeschoolers studying independently, it uses far less irrelevant jargon than other textbooks, while still retaining all the terms that students need to know for those important standardized tests. The textbook also comes with an answer key and a test bank.
Secondly, and ultimately what sold me on this program, are their computer CDs with down-to-earth, step-by-step multimedia solutions for every problem in the book, plus an additional CD-ROM with complete step-by-step solutions for every test problem. The lectures - one for each lesson in the textbook - provide hours of instruction. They cover the same material as the written lessons in the textbook, but many students prefer to listen to (and watch) an explanation for each lesson rather than read it out of a book. (Note that you'll still need the textbook, because it has all the homework assignments and the answer key). This is a brilliant idea, long overdue and skillfully done, with many hours of instruction.
The Teaching Textbooks series has been field-tested with outstanding results. Like other quality math programs, Teaching Textbooks uses the review method because it is a proven method for insuring children are able to master difficult subjects such as algebra and geometry. Students using Teaching Textbooks are fully prepared for College Board examinations and college courses. Enjoyable, efficient, and effective, what more could you want from a math program?
Click below to view Sample Lessons & Problem Sets from the Algebra 1
Sample Lesson 8
Sample Lesson 25
Sample Lesson 28
Sample Lesson 33
Sample Lesson 40
Sample Lesson 78
Sample Lesson 93
Sample Lesson 106
Sample Lesson 119
Sample Lesson 121
Click below to view Excerpts from the Algebra 1
Lecture & Practice CDs
Excerpt on Multiplying Negative Numbers
Excerpt on Changing a -x to x
Excerpt on Equation Solving
Excerpt on Solving Word Problems with Two Unknowns
Excerpt on Working with Grouping Symbols
Excerpt on Solving a Distance Problem
Excerpt on Calculating Sales and Profits
Excerpt on Solving a System of Linear Equations
Click below to view Demos from the Algebra 1
Solving a Multivariable Equation with Two Variables
Solving a Multivariable Equation with Three Variables
Solving a Quadratic Equation by Factoring
Writing an Equation for a Line
Solving a Word Problem Using a System
Combining Rational Expressions with Several Variables
Solving a Rational Equation
Finding the Slope and y-intercept in a Linear Equation
Solving a System of Linear Equations
Solving a System of Equations by Graphing
Simplifying Irrational Number Expressions
Algebra 1 Placement Test
as a PDF.
Table of Contents
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