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Stephanie Frederick has a B.S. Ed. Degree from Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University) with teaching credentials in mathematics and psychology. She taught in Klein ISD for 7 years, and then remained home to be a homemaker and a mom, homeschooling in the early years. Stephanie has taught in the PREP program since 2002. She also teaches private piano lessons. She and her husband, Dale, a retired public school teacher, have 4 sons, one of whom is married with their first grandchild, proudly serving in the USAF.

[Frederick children are graduates of LSU, TAMU, UNC-Chapel Hill, and UTSA, with graduate degrees from Gordon Conwell Reformed Seminary, UofH: Bauer School of Business and UTSA: Statistics.]

The Frederick family attends Cypress Bible Church.

**Tuition: **$700 / Year or $100 / Month for 7 Months (August – February)

($650 / Year if Paid in Full before Class Begins)** **

**Supply Fee: **$50 / Year (non-refundable)

Student is NOT registered for the class until the Supply Fee has been paid.

**Description: ****NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS. YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY.(**NOTE: Class times are NOT necessarily the same for the 2 class days.)

This class is appropriate for students who have

Topics covered:

- the number system
- solving equations; single-step and multi-step; single/multi variable
- ratios and proportions
- solving and graphing linear equations
- solving and graphing linear systems of equations
- solving and graphing linear inequalities
- solving and graphing linear systems of inequalities
- polynomials and factoring
- quadratic equations
- exponential and radical equations
- study skills and organization, in order to be a more independent learner
- test-taking techniques

Often, we will apply concepts to real life situations. Students will be expected to complete word problems. Graphing will be integrated into the teaching.

If a student drops the class after September 15, there will be a withdrawal fee of two months' tuition. For all monthly tuition paid after the 10th of the month, a $10 late fee will be assessed. To reserve your student's place in the class, you need to pay the Supply Fee ($50) and the first month's tuition ($100). **[Tuition covers both class days.]**Students should expect to spend as much time

The books for this class are:

**Holt Algebra 1: Texas Edition **ISBN 0030416582

**Holt McDougal Algebra 1: Practice and Problem Solving Workbook **ISBN 9780554024042

****Please order by the ISBN numbers, to ensure the correct edition. *

**Location:**

PREP Northwest (Cypress)

**Days Offered:**

Monday and Wednesday (both days are **required**)

**Drop Fee after September 15 will be 2 months tuition.**

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**Tuition: **$700/year or $100/month for 7 months (August – February)

(*$650/year if paid in full before class begins)*

**Supply Fee: **$50/year (non-refundable)

Student is NOT registered for the class until the Supply Fee has been paid.

** ****NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS. YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY.**

[Note: Class times are NOT necessarily the same for the 2 class days.]

It is imperative that any student registering for Algebra 2 be **very **proficient in their Algebra 1 skills.

If you have questions about class placement, please contact me as early as possible so that decisions may be made in a timely manner to allow the student *maximum success *in their math studies.

Topics covered:

- Relationships between different branches of mathematics
- Extension of Algebra I skills
- Real-life applications of math, including construction, engineering, sports, and video skills.
- Probability and statistics
- Matrices and logarithms
- Conic sections
- Sequences and Series
- Quadratic expressions and equations
- Trigonometry (Introduction)
- SAT/ACT preparation throughout the year, skills essential for standardized testing.
- Organization and study skills, to be a more independent student
- Development of logical reasoning and thinking skills

If a student drops the class after September 15th, there will be a withdrawal fee of two months' tuition. For all monthly tuition paid after the 10^{th} of the month, a $10 late fee will be assessed.

To reserve your student’s place in the class, you need to pay the Supply Fee ($50) and the first month’s tuition ($100). **[Tuition covers both class days.]**

Students should expect to spend as much time * outside* of class on their work as they do attending class per week. The class meets 2 hours on Monday and 1½ hours on Wednesday for a total of 3½ hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school

The books for this class are:

**Holt Algebra 2: Texas edition** ISBN 0030416647

**Holt McDougal Algebra 2: Practice and Problem Solving Workbook** ISBN 0547354033

****Please order by the ISBN numbers, to ensure the correct edition. *

**Location:**

PREP Northwest (Cypress)

**Days Offered:**

Monday and Wednesday (both days are **required**)

**Drop Fee after September 15 will be 2 months tuition.**

Read more

**Tuition: **$700/year or $100/month for 7 months (August – February)

*$650/year if paid in full before class begins*

**Supply Fee: **$50/year (non-refundable)

Student is NOT registered for the class until the Supply Fee has been paid.

** ****NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS. YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY.**

[Note: Class times are NOT necessarily the same for the 2 class days.]

It is imperative that any student registering for Geometry be * very* proficient in their Algebra 1 skills.

If you have questions about class placement, please contact me as early as possible so that decisions may be made in a timely manner to allow the student maximum success in their math studies.

Topics covered:

- Mathematics dealing with points, lines, planes, and solids
- Properties, measurement, and mutual relation of geometry in space
- Geometric proofs and constructions
- Development of logical reasoning and thinking skills
- Application of geometry through word problems and visuals
- Organization and study skills, to be a more independent student
- SAT/ACT preparation throughout the year, skills essential for standardized testing.

If a student drops the class after September 15th, there will be a withdrawal fee of two months' tuition. For all monthly tuition paid after the 10^{th} of the month, a $10 late fee will be assessed. To reserve your student’s place in the class, you need to pay the Supply Fee ($50) and the first month’s tuition ($100). **[Tuition covers both class days.]**

Students should expect to spend as much time * outside* of class on their work as they do attending class per week. The class meets 2 hours on Monday and 1½ hours on Wednesday for a total of 3½ hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school

The books for this class are:** **

**Holt Geometry: Texas edition** ISBN 9780030416620

**Holt McDougal Geometry: Practice and Problem Solving Workbook** ISBN 9780554024165

****Please order by the ISBN numbers, to ensure the correct edition. *

**Location:**

PREP Northwest (Cypress)

**Days Offered:**

Monday and Wednesday (both days are **required**)

**Drop Fee after September 15 will be 2 months tuition.**

Read more

**Tuition: **$700/year or $100/month for 7 months (August – February)

*$650/year if paid in full before class begins*

**Supply Fee: **$50/year (non-refundable)

Student is NOT registered for the class until the Supply Fee has been paid.

**Description: ****NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS. YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY. **

[Note: Class times are NOT necessarily the same for the 2 class days.]

This pre-calculus course is the culmination of all math courses, with the addition of Trigonometry. Students learn how algebra and geometry are related and applied in the real world.

Topics include:

- Basic statistics, and sequences and series
- Number systems, graphs, systems of equations
- Functions, including polynomial functions, power functions and rational functions
- Exponential and logarithmic functions
- Trigonometric functions with real-world applications
- Analytic trigonometry and appropriate applications
- Analytic geometry in two and three dimensions
- SAT/ACT preparation throughout the year, skills essential for standardized testing.
- Development of logical reasoning and thinking skills
- Organization and study skills, to be a more independent learner

Students who complete this class should be well prepared to enter a college level calculus course. It is** imperative** that students enrolling in PreCal have a working knowledge of Geometry and Algebra 2.

If a student drops the class after September 15th, there will be a withdrawal fee of two months' tuition. For all monthly tuition paid after the 10

Students should expect to spend 3 – 6 hours outside of class on their work per week. The class meets 1½ hours on Monday and 1½ hours on Wednesday for a total of 3 hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school **honors credit** in math.

Textbooks for this class are:

**McDougal et. al. … Advanced Mathematics: Precalculus **

**with Discrete Mathematics and Data Analysis** by Richard G. Brown ISBN 06182 50370

**Student Resource Guide for Study and Review ** ISBN 03954 21705

****Please order by the ISBN numbers, to ensure the correct edition. *

**Location:**

PREP Northwest (Cypress)

**Days Offered:**

Monday and Wednesday (both days are **required**)

**Drop Fee after September 15 will be 2 months tuition.**

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