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The Math Without Borders Home Study Companion series provides a complete high school math experience for homeschoolers by supplementing the best existing high school math textbooks with solid teaching by an experienced teacher.

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Home Study Companion: Algebra 1

Companion to Algebra 1: Expressions, Equations, and Applications, by Paul A. Foerster

Whiteboard video lessons on DVD ROM covering the “classroom presentation” portion of a full high school Algebra 1 course based on Algebra 1: Expressions, Equations, and Applications by Paul Foerster.

Review by HomeschoolMath.net

 


Home Study Companion: Geometry

Companion to Geometry-A Guided Inquiry, by G. D. Chakerian, Calvin D. Crabill, and Sherman K. Stein

DVD ROM solution manual, with commentary, extensions, and nearly 300 dynamic demonstrations using ®The Geometer’s Sketchpad designed to accompany the exceptional text, Geometry: A Guided Inquiry, by G.D. Chakerian, Calvin D. Crabill, and Sherman K. Stein.  Now also includes a complete video solution guide to the Review section of each chapter.

Review by HomeschoolMath.net

 


Home Study Companion: Algebra 2 with Trigonometry

Companion to Algebra and Trigonometry: Functions and Applications, by Paul A. Foerster

Whiteboard video lessons on DVD ROM covering the “classroom presentation” portion of a full high school Algebra 2 course based on Algebra and Trigonometry: Functions and Applications by Paul Foerster. Also includes a video solution guide for a large selection of problems for each lesson.

 


Home Study Companion: Precalculus

Companion to  Precalculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications, by Paul A. Foerster

Whiteboard video lessons on DVD ROM covering the “classroom presentation” portion of a full high school Precalculus course based on Precalculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications by Paul Foerster.  Also includes a video solution guide for a large selection of problems for each lesson.

 


 

(About the Math Without Borders “Golden Logo”)

The challenge facing homeschool students and adults studying mathematics at home is that mathematics textbooks are not designed to be used alone. A lot goes on in a good math class besides reading the text and doing problem sets. Textbooks are designed to be taught by an experienced teacher. A good teacher should be able to:

  • give an overview of the subject to “put the text in context.”
  • model the thinking skills and strategies that go into analysis and problem solving.
  • illustrate, demonstrate, and clarify (as well as prove) the underlying concepts.
  • point out links between different parts of the subject and applications beyond what is in the text.

Rather than start from scratch with yet another textbook, I decided to start with the best existing textbooks (selected based on 35 years of teaching experience) and provide the kinds of additional support for home study students that a good teacher would provide in a classroom.HowToLearnAward150


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