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Stephanie Frederick

email: stephanie.frederick@prepclasses.org

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:   Jared is married to Hadriane, raising two young sons and proudly serving in the USAF.  Joel married Anna in November, Jacob married Brenna in February, and John will marry Allison in August.  The Fredericks have gained many daughters this past year!                                                                                                                                    [Frederick children are graduates of LSU, TAMU, UNC-Chapel Hill, and UTSA, with graduate degrees from Gordon Conwell Reformed Seminary, UH: Bauer School of Business and UTSA: Statistics.] 

Stephanie and Dale Frederick attend Cypress Bible Church and are very involved with Community Bible Study (CBS).

Willing to work with students outside of class at tutoring sessions, Mrs. Frederick especially enjoys seeing students have a “lightbulb” moment of understanding in her classes.  “All students are capable of learning, no matter their learning style.”  She strives to see each student have success in doing their very best academically, and growing as a person, to love God and to love others.

Teacher's Classes

NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS WHICH MEETS BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
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NOTE:  Class times are NOT necessarily the same for the 2 class days.)


This class is appropriate for students who have successfully completed a year of Pre-Algebra and have strong problem-solving skills. Class time will be spent teaching algebra concepts and applications. Students must be able to take detailed notes (quickly) from the board and copy examples worked in class to review at home. Students will use the textbook as a resource for reference, daily homework assignments, and test review.
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: 

  • 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.

Withdrawal after September 30th will result in a drop fee of 3 month’s tuition.  Withdrawal after December 15th will require payment of full tuition for the remainder of the school year. 

For all monthly tuition paid after the first week 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 one day a week and 1½  hours on the second day for the week, for a total of 3½ hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school honors credit in math.

The books for this class are:

Holt Algebra 1:  Texas Edition                          ISBN  978 0030 416583

Holt McDougal Algebra 1:  Practice and Problem Solving Workbook     ISBN  978 0554 024042

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


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

($665 / 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.


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NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS WHICH MEETS 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

Withdrawal after September 30th will result in a drop fee of 3 month’s tuition.  Withdrawal after December 15th will require payment of full tuition for the remainder of the school year. 

For all monthly tuition paid after the first week 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 one day a week and 1½  hours on the second day for the week, for a total of 3½ hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school honors credit in math.

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.


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

                                    ($665/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.


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NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS WHICH MEETS 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.

Withdrawal after September 30th will result in a drop fee of 3 month’s tuition.  Withdrawal after December 15th will require payment of full tuition for the remainder of the school year. 

For all monthly tuition paid after the first week 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 one day a week and 1½  hours on the second day for the week, for a total of 3½ hours per week. This class will earn the student 1 high school honors credit in math.

The books for this class are:                   

Holt Geometry: Texas edition                         ISBN    978 0030 416620

Holt McDougal Geometry:  Practice and Problem Solving Workbook    ISBN  978 0554 024165

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


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

                                    $665/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.


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NOTE: THIS IS A TWO DAY CLASS WHICH MEETS BOTH MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS SEPARATE CLASSES. 

[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.  This is a very fast-paced class. Teacher recommendation is required for this class.  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.


Withdrawal after September 30th will result in a drop fee of 3 month’s tuition.  Withdrawal after December 15th will require payment of full tuition for the remainder of the school year. 

For all monthly tuition paid after the first week 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 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    978 0618 250370

Student Resource Guide for Study and Review          ISBN    978 0395 421705

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

 

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

                                    $665/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.


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