This new series, ideal for classroom use, teaches the essentials of algebra, providing a thorough breakdown of difficult concepts using step-by-step explanations and visual examples. The subject matter correlates directly to state standards.
Each module is a topic-based video accompanied with a digital workbook that uses a humorous and unique style and approach to difficult concepts with the learners perspective in mind.
Each video contains Full Public Performance Rights and a digital workbook which includes teachers guides, classroom notes, quizzes, games, and graphic organizers.
Suitable for grades 8-12. Total viewing time: 182 minutes. 2010. Can purchase each module separately for $49.98, or the complete 7-module set (includes one CD) for $314.98 (please see the Product Options box above).
The 7 modules are:
- Module 1 – Foundations of Algebra
Topics covered: what is algebra, kinds of numbers, order of operations – PEMDAS, rules of exponents, and properties of operations
- Module 2 – Functions
Topics covered: cost functions, input and output, scatter plots, trend lines, graphs, domain and range
- Module 3 – Algebra Mechanics
Topics covered: rule of equality, solving for x, solving equations with variables on both sides, absolute value, simplifying expressions, and solving inequalities
- Module 4 – Linear Equations
Topics covered: slope horizontal and vertical lines parallel and perpendicular lines, 3 forms of linear equations, connecting with graphs, and systems of equations
- Module 5 – Linear Inequalities
Topics covered: linear inequalities, graphing linear inequalities, and systems of linear inequalities
- Module 6 – Polynomials and Factoring
Topics covered: monomials and polynomials, simplifying monomials, greatest common factor (GCF), factoring and simplifying rational expressions
- Module 7 – Quadratic Equations
Topics covered: what is a quadratic equation?, graphing, quadratic equations, and solving quadratic equations