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Math Tutoring is available for the following topics:

Arithmetic

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of arithmetic in each sequence with stress on practical application, deriving concepts, as much as possible, from real-life examples, and reasoning things out. We will make sure students know how and why something is true. This is critical for higher mathematics, science, finance, accounting, household calculations, and more. We will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more, as appropriate for the age group.

Although I can work from any text book here are two that I recommend:

1. Ray’s Arithmetic by Joseph Ray, available online through various sources such as Amazon.com, Mott Media, or free on sites such as Google Books

Algebra 1

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of algebra with stress on how we know things and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of algebra. Learning derivations and explanations of algebraic concepts teaches us how to reason and gives us confidence in our ability to understand; not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. We will cover the real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, systems of equations, inequalities, polynomials, functions, exponents, powers, roots, quadratic equations, rational expressions/equations, radical expressions/equations, and graphing. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like the conic sections, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, probability and statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Introductory Algebra By Keedy & Bittinger, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

2. Elementary Algebra by Larson & Hostetler, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

3. Algebra: Structure and Method by Dolciani, Brown, Ebos & Cole, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

Algebra 2

**Course description:** We will cover the concepts of algebra with stress on how we know things and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of algebra. Learning derivations and explanations of algebraic concepts teaches us how to reason and gives us confidence in our ability to understand; not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. We will cover the real numbers, linear equations, systems of equations, matrices, inequalities, polynomials, functions, rational expressions/equations/functions, exponents, powers, roots, quadratic equations, complex numbers, graphing, the conic sections, exponential functions and logarithmic functions. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like sequences, series, and probability and statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Intermediate Algebra By Keedy & Bittinger, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

2. Algebra 2 by Hall & Fabricant, Prentice Hill publishers, (c) Prentice-Hall, Inc.

3. Intermediate Algebra by Cynthia Young, John Wiley & Sons publishers, (c) John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

4. Intermediate Algebra by Larson & Hostetler, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company.

Geometry

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of geometry with stress on how we know things, on proof, and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of geometry (more important than just memorizing formulas or doing algebra). They teach us how to reason, which is something we can and should take with us in all areas of life. Formulas we can look up in books or on our computers. Of course, we cannot learn the “how” or learn proof without knowing any content. We will cover all the elements of classic geometry: triangles, parallel and perpendicular lines, polygons, area, perimeter, circles, arcs, proportion, similarity, trigonometry, axioms, constructions.

Possible texts and workbooks:

1. Geometry by Jurgensen, Jurgensen & Brownm, McDougall Littel publishers, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

2. Geometry for Enjoyment and Challenge by Rhoad, Milauskas, and Whipple, McDougall Littel puslishers, (c) McDougall, Little & Company

3. Polygons by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 0-7398-2931-9

4. Solids by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 0-7398-2932-7

5. How To Succeed in Geometry by Teacher Created Resources, ISBN 978-1-57690-958-4

6. Measurement & Geometry by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 1-4190-0437-9

Precalculus

**Course description:** we will consider precalculus for what it is: a development of algebra and geometry, and we will learn derivations and explanations of concepts to teach students how to reason and to give them confidence in their ability to understand. Not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. The course will include functions, graphing, trigonometric functions, applications of trigonometry, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, polynomial functions, inequalities, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, polar coordinates, conic sections, matrices, sequences, and series. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like probability, statistics, three-dimensional vectors, matrix transformations, and limits.

Possible texts:

1. Precalculus by Foerster, Key Curriculum Press, (c) Key Curriculum Press

2. Precalculus Mathematics by Demana, Waits, & Clemens, Addison-Wesley publishers, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

3. Advanced Mathematics: A Precalculus Approach by Ryan, Doubet, Fabricant & Rockhill, Prentice Hall publishers, (c) Prentice-Hall, Inc.

4. Trigonometry by Smith & Hanson, Word Book Company Publishers, (c) World Book Company

5. Trigonometry Refresher by Klaf, Dover Publications, (c) A. Albert Klaf

Calculus

**Course description:** we will develop calculus from its geometric and physical bases. Calculus is a very practical subject — it was developed to solve problems in physics and astronomy — and should be taught accordingly. This can be taught as a one or two year course, depending on the depth and course content one wants to cover. The course will include (depending on scope and content needed) limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, exponential and logarithmic functions, transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, analytic geometry, plane curves, polar coordinates, vectors, solid geometry, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector calculus, differential equations.

Possible texts:

1. Calculus by Swokowski, Prindle, Weber & Schmidt publishers, (c) PWS Publishers

2. Caculus by Larson, Hostetler, & Edwards, D. C. Heath and Company, (c) D. C. Heath and Company

Probability & Statistics

**Course description:** we will start from the inductive basis of statistics and work our way into statistics proper. Satistics is based in induction and categorization, and hence we should start there. We will cover statistical measures of data, statistical description of data, probability, graphing, distributions of random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, the normal distribution, sampling theory, experiments, estimation of parameters, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like analysis of variance, chi-square tests, and nonparametric statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Elementary Statistical Concepts by Walpole, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (c) Ronald E. Walpole

2. Introduction to Statistics by Walpole, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (c) Ronald E. Walpole

3. Intro Stats by DeVeaux and Velleman, Addison-Wesley publishers, (c) Pearson Education, Inc.

4. The Practice of Statistics by Yates, Moore, & McCabe, W. H. Freeman and Company publishers, (c) W. H. Freeman and Company

I provide science tutoring and homework support services for the following topics:

Physics

**Course description:** we will cover physics from an inductive, historical perspective, taking two years to cover the subject. It is important for students to learn how and why scientists developed the ideas and theories they did; today, most science is taught as coming out of nowhere and being true just because the teacher or book says so — not at all how any science should be taught. Science should be taught as science has been done: starting with the evidence of the senses, and developing concepts, propositions, principles, explanations, and theories step by step from there. We should follow the actual method of the scientists of the ages, something studied most successfully and most recently by the philospher-physicist David Harriman of Falling Apple Science. We will cover Aristotle, Euclid, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Fahrenheit, Rumford, Mayer, Joule, Helmholtz, Snell, Roemer, Michelson, Gilbert, Franklin, Cavendish, Coulomb, Galvani, Volta, Ohm, Thomson, Oersted, Ampere, Faraday, Plank, Einstein, Rutherford, Maxwell, learning about the roots and development of ancient astronomy, modern astronomy, motion, force, gravity, statics, optics, fluids, energy, power, collisions, sound, heat, electrostatics, electrochemistry, electric circuits, magnetism, electromagnetism, light, the atomic theory of matter, x-rays, radioactivity, atomic spectra, the atomic nucleus, nuclear fission and fusion. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like systems of particles, rotation, interference and diffraction, entropy, and relativity.

Possible texts, books, and readings:

1. Physics by Tipler, Worth Publishers, Inc., (c) Worth Publishers, Inc.

2. Physics by Halliday & Resnick, John Wiley & Sons publishers, (c) John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

3. Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday & Resnick, John Wiley & Sons publishers, (c) John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

4. Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei, trans. Crew & Alfonso, Dover Publications, Inc.

5. Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo, trans. Stillman Drake, Doubleday Anchor Books, (c) Stillman Drake

6. Selections from Aristotle, at The Internet Classics Archive

7. On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres by Copernicus

Chemistry

**Course description:** we will cover chemistry from an inductive, historical perspective. It is important for students to learn how and why scientists developed the ideas and theories they did; today, most science is taught as coming out of nowhere and being true just because the teacher or book says so — not at all how any science should be taught. Science should be taught as science has been done: starting with the evidence of the senses, and developing concepts, propositions, principles, explanations, and theories step by step from there. We should follow the actual method of the scientists of the ages, something studied most successfully and most recently by the philospher-physicist David Harriman of Falling Apple Science. We will cover Roger Bacon, Bernard Trevisan, Theophrastus Bombastus (Paracelsus), John Becher, Roberty Boyle, Joseph Priestley, Henry Cavendish, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, John Berzelius, Amedeo Avogadro, Freidrich Woehler, Dmitri Mendeleeff, Savante Arrhenius, Marie Curie, Joseph Thomson, Henry Moseley, Irving Langmuir, and more, learning about the roots and development of alchemy, chemistry, the theory of gases, the theory of matter, atomic theory, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, bonding, solutions, chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, acids and bases. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like organic chemistry and biochemistry.

Possible texts, books, and readings:

1. Chemistry: The Central Science by Brown, LeMay, Burdge & Bursten, Pearson Education publishers, (c) Pearson Education, Inc.

2. Chemistry by Zumdahl & Zumdahl, Houghton Mifflin publishers, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

3. Chemistry by Mortimer, Wadsworth Publishing Company, (c) Wadsworth, Inc.

4. Crucibles: The Story of Chemistry by Jaffe, available on The Internet Archive and Google Books

5. Crusaders of Chemistry by Leonard, available on The Internet Archive and Google Books

6. The Golden Book of Chemistry Experiments by Brent, Golden Press Publishers, (c) Golden Press, Inc., availble for on About.com

Whether your child has taken the necessary college entrance exams or not, Gold Academy of Math and Science can help them prepare properly. The online test prep program is intended to assist individuals to understand the structure of the tests, use strategies to manage time effectively, and how to maximize their strengths. Test Prep is available for the following standardized tests:

- STAAR
- PSAT
- THEA
- SAT
- ACT
- GRE
- ASVAB
- AP Math
- SAT Math Subject Tests

**What will be offered?**

Classes will be on Tuesday and Thursdays, for an hour and a half, more or less, each session, totaling more than 80 hours of instruction for the school year. Algebra, Algebra 2, and Geometry will be offered. We will meet online using WebEx (see The Online Virtual Classroom for information about WebEx), but you have the option of watching recorded classes on your computer and at your convenience. With interest, we will also hold classes in Arithmetic, Precalculus, Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Physics, Chemistry or SAT/ACT Prep.

**When will classes be? **

Classes start in mid-September, but you are welcome to drop in for the second semester, starting in January 2014.

Geometry will be offered Tu and Th from 9:00 AM till 10:30 AM, CST;

Algebra 1 will be Tu and Th from 11:00 AM till 12:30 PM, CST;

Algebra 2 will be Tu and Th from 1:00 till 2:30 PM, CST.

Other classes will be later in the day on TuTh, or be on MW. *Note that times given are CST; make adjustments for your time zone as necessary. ** *

Algebra 1

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of algebra with stress on how we know things and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of algebra. Learning derivations and explanations of algebraic concepts teaches us how to reason and gives us confidence in our ability to understand; not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. We will cover the real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, systems of equations, inequalities, polynomials, functions, exponents, powers, roots, quadratic equations, rational expressions/equations, radical expressions/equations, and graphing. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like the conic sections, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, probability and statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Introductory Algebra By Keedy & Bittinger, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

2. Elementary Algebra by Larson & Hostetler, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

3. Algebra: Structure and Method by Dolciani, Brown, Ebos & Cole, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company

Algebra 2

**Course description:** We will cover the concepts of algebra with stress on how we know things and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of algebra. Learning derivations and explanations of algebraic concepts teaches us how to reason and gives us confidence in our ability to understand; not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. We will cover the real numbers, linear equations, systems of equations, matrices, inequalities, polynomials, functions, rational expressions/equations/functions, exponents, powers, roots, quadratic equations, complex numbers, graphing, the conic sections, exponential functions and logarithmic functions. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like sequences, series, and probability and statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Intermediate Algebra By Keedy & Bittinger, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

2. Algebra 2 by Hall & Fabricant, Prentice Hill publishers, (c) Prentice-Hall, Inc.

3. Intermediate Algebra by Cynthia Young, John Wiley & Sons publishers, (c) John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

4. Intermediate Algebra by Larson & Hostetler, Houghton Mifflin Company, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company.

Geometry

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of geometry with stress on how we know things, on proof, and on practical application, which are the more important things to get out of geometry (more important than just memorizing formulas or doing algebra). They teach us how to reason, which is something we can and should take with us in all areas of life. Formulas we can look up in books or on our computers. Of course, we cannot learn the “how” or learn proof without knowing any content. We will cover all the elements of classical geometry: triangles, parallel and perpendicular lines, polygons, area, perimeter, circles, arcs, proportion, similarity, trigonometry, axioms, constructions.

Possible texts and workbooks:

1. Geometry by Jurgensen, Jurgensen & Brownm, McDougall Littel publishers, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company (Available on Abebooks and Amazon)

2. Geometry for Enjoyment and Challenge by Rhoad, Milauskas, and Whipple, McDougall Littel puslishers, (c) McDougall, Little & Company

3. Polygons by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 0-7398-2931-9

4. Solids by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 0-7398-2932-7

5. How To Succeed in Geometry by Teacher Created Resources, ISBN 978-1-57690-958-4

6. Measurement & Geometry by Steck-Vaughn School Supply (Harcourt Publishers), ISBN 1-4190-0437-9

Arithmetic

**Course description:** we will cover the concepts of arithmetic in each sequence with stress on practical application, deriving concepts, as much as possible, from real-life examples, and reasoning things out. We will make sure students know how and why something is true. This is critical for higher mathematics, science, finance, accounting, household calculations, and more. We will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and more, as appropriate for the age group.

Although I can work from any text book here are two that I recommend:

1. Ray’s Arithmetic by Joseph Ray, available online through various sources such asAmazon.com, Mott Media, or free on sites such as Google Books

PreCalculus

**Course description:** we will consider precalculus for what it is: a development of algebra and geometry, and we will learn derivations and explanations of concepts to teach students how to reason and to give them confidence in their ability to understand. Not learning the derivations and explanations short-circuits the mind, keeps students from developing the ability to think critically, intelligently, and imaginatively, and stifles their self-confidence. The course will include functions, graphing, trigonometric functions, applications of trigonometry, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, polynomial functions, inequalities, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, polar coordinates, conic sections, matrices, sequences, and series. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like probability, statistics, three-dimensional vectors, matrix transformations, and limits.

Possible texts:

1. Precalculus by Foerster, Key Curriculum Press, (c) Key Curriculum Press

2. Precalculus Mathematics by Demana, Waits, & Clemens, Addison-Wesley publishers, (c) Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

3. Advanced Mathematics: A Precalculus Approach by Ryan, Doubet, Fabricant & Rockhill, Prentice Hall publishers, (c) Prentice-Hall, Inc.

4. Trigonometry by Smith & Hanson, Word Book Company Publishers, (c) World Book Company

5. Trigonometry Refresher by Klaf, Dover Publications, (c) A. Albert Klaf

Calculus

**Course description:** we will develop calculus from its geometric and physical bases. Calculus is a very practical subject — it was developed to solve problems in physics and astronomy — and should be taught accordingly. This can be taught as a one or two year course, depending on the depth and course content one wants to cover. The course will include (depending on scope and content needed) limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, exponential and logarithmic functions, transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, analytic geometry, plane curves, polar coordinates, vectors, solid geometry, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector calculus, differential equations.

Possible texts:

1. Calculus by Swokowski, Prindle, Weber & Schmidt publishers, (c) PWS Publishers

2. Caculus by Larson, Hostetler, & Edwards, D. C. Heath and Company, (c) D. C. Heath and Company

Probability & Statistics

**Course description:** we will start from the inductive basis of statistics and work our way into statistics proper. Satistics is based in induction and categorization, and hence we should start there. We will cover statistical measures of data, statistical description of data, probability, graphing, distributions of random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, the normal distribution, sampling theory, experiments, estimation of parameters, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, regression and correlation. Time permitting, maybe also other topics like analysis of variance, chi-square tests, and nonparametric statistics.

Possible texts:

1. Elementary Statistical Concepts by Walpole, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (c) Ronald E. Walpole

2. Introduction to Statistics by Walpole, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (c) Ronald E. Walpole

3. Intro Stats by DeVeaux and Velleman, Addison-Wesley publishers, (c) Pearson Education, Inc.

4. The Practice of Statistics by Yates, Moore, & McCabe, W. H. Freeman and Company publishers, (c) W. H. Freeman and Company

**How does it work?**

Using WebEx (see The Online Virtual Classroom for more information), you can enjoy live classes and videos of the classes. You can choose to take a math course by watching the videos; this would be a good choice if you cannot make the live classes because of your schedule or because of your learning preferences. Those who register for the live class have the benefit of the live class ** and **the recorded video, which they could use to review class material after class or at a later date

**What benefits do you offer?**

You get personalized attention and small classes; step-by-step, logical methods; a focus on the how and the why, not just the what (not just content); confidence and subject mastery; a solid education in reasoning and thinking skills; an expert instructor who knows more than just the math, who brings in science, history, law, literature, and logic.

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During the summer, I offer classes as well as in-person tutoring. The in-person tutoring and classes are in Houston, Tx, only. For those who live outside of Houston, Tx, we would meet via WebEx, which you can learn about at The Online Virtual Classroom. If you are interested in private tutoring or classes, please contact me.

During the summer, I will be offering Prealgebra, Geometry, SAT Prep and ACT Prep. We could add other courses such as Arithmetic, Precalculus, Calculus, or Physics From a Historical Perspective at your request.

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Prealgebra Review

This class is for students who want to strengthen their understanding of prealgebra math concepts during the summer months. This could be used as a prealgebra prep class for high school prealgebra or algebra, a refresher course for those struggling with prealgebra math concepts, or anyone wanting to increase their knowledge of prealgebra during the summer.

Class will be held on Mondays from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM CST in June and July. We will start June 8th and end July 27th, holding class for 8 weeks. (Note: 9:00 AM CST is 10:00 AM Eastern, 8:00 AM Mountain, and 7:00 AM Pacific Time.) We will work an hour to an hour and a half, 60 to 90 minutes, each Monday of the week; students will then have work to do during the week on the topics covered that Monday. Class will be held via WebEx (free for you; you participate in the classroom I have purchased) and will be recorded, so you have the option of reviewing class at a later time, and the option of watching the class at a later time or date if you miss the live Monday class.

Topics covered will include factoring, LCM, GCF, fractions, decimals, percent, exponents, order of operations, integers, real numbers, simplifying and evaluating algebraic expressions, solving linear equations, word problems, coordinate systems and graphing.

The text will be Introductory Algebra, 7th edition, by Keedy & Bittinger, publisher Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, ISBN 0-201-59561-3, available on Abebooks.com and Amazon. Another edition of the text would be acceptable.

Geometry Review

This class is for students who want to strengthen their understanding of geometric concepts during the summer months. This could be used as a geometry prep class for high school math, a refresher course for those struggling with geometric concepts, or anyone wanting to increase their knowledge of the theory and practice of geometry during the summer.

Class will be held on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM until 11:00/11:30 AM CST in June and July. We will start June 9th and end July 28th, holding class for 10 weeks. (Note: 10:00 AM CST is 11:00 AM Eastern, 9:00 AM Mountain, and 8:00 AM Pacific Time.) We will work an hour to an hour and a half, 60 to 90 minutes, each Tuesday of the week; students will then have work to do during the week on the topics covered that Tuesday. Class will be held via WebEx (free for you; you participate in the classroom I have purchased) and will be recorded, so you have the option of reviewing class at a later time, and the option of watching the class at a later time or date if you miss the live Tuesday class.

Topics covered will include basic terms, parallel lines, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, similarity, circles, proof, reasoning, and logic. Time permitting, we will also cover right triangles, area, inequalities and volume.

The text will be Geometry (2000 Edition) by Jurgensen, Jurgensen & Brown, McDougall Littel publishers, (c) Houghton Mifflin Company, ISBN-13: 978-0395977279, available on Abebooks.com and Amazon. Another edition of the text would be acceptable.

Summer SAT Prep Online Class

In June, will discuss the layout of the SAT and strategies for attacking it. Class will be held on Mondays — the 8th, 15th, 22th, and 29th — from 10:30 till 12:30 CST (11:30 till 1:30 Eastern, 9:30 till 11:30 Mountain, and 8:30 till 10:30 Pacific.) We will cover the content of the exam and some methods for working the problems. Class will be held via WebEx (free for you; you participate in the classroom I have purchased) and will be recorded, so you have the option of reviewing class at a later time, and the option of watching the class at a later time or date if you miss the live Monday class.

We will cover general strategies, mathematics, reading, writing and the essay.

The text will be The Offical SAT Study Guide, publisher The College Board, ISBN 978-0-87447-718-4, available on Abebooks.com and Amazon.

Summer ACT Prep Online Class

In July, will discuss the layout of the ACT and strategies for attacking it. Class will be held on Mondays — the 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th — from 10:30 till 12:30 CST (11:30 till 1:30 Eastern, 9:30 till 11:30 Mountain, and 8:30 till 10:30 Pacific.) We will cover the content of the exam and some methods for working the problems. Class will be held via WebEx (free for you; you participate in the classroom I have purchased) and will be recorded, so you have the option of reviewing class at a later time, and the option of watching the class at a later time or date if you miss the live Monday class.

We will cover general strategies, mathematics, science, reading, writing and the essay.

The text will be The Real ACT Prep Guide, publisher Thomson Peterson’s, ISBN 978-0-7689-1975-2, available on Abebooks.com and Amazon.