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Introducing.....A Homeschool Algebra Program That Your Child Will Love!!!

Are you spending hours on math and completely frustrated with your current homeschool math curriculum?

Is your child struggling with Algebra concepts and you just can't help?

Are you looking for a step-by-step curriculum that is easy to follow and manage?

If you can answer "Yes" to ANY of the questions above, then I have GREAT news for you.

How Can I Help Your Child Build A Solid Algebra Foundation?

My name is Karin Hutchinson, and hopefully you've had a chance to peruse Algebra-class.com. I am the sole creator of this site, and my ultimate goal is to help ALL students find success with Algebra.

After teaching for ten years, I decided to stay home and devote my time and energy to my darling girls; however I quickly found out how much I missed teaching, helping students, and seeing the smile on their faces when all of sudden they "got it".

Yes, it's that "Aha" moment that makes teaching so rewarding!

So, in order to continue my passion for teaching, I created Algebra-Class and the experience has been amazing because I am now able to help students all over the world.

Although, I don't always get to see the "Aha" moments, I definitely read about them in emails.

How Can Your Child Get the "Aha" Moment AND Totally Understand Algebra?

Wouldn't you love to hear your child say, "Yes, I get it!" or "Yes, I got that answer right!"

Well, you can .... and it all begins with building a strong, solid foundation in Algebra.

You see.... once you have a strong foundation of skills, the skills will build on each other.

Once you master one skill, you set yourself up for being successful with the next skill.

Pretty soon, you've mastered a whole unit and you are ready to use those skills in the next unit.

The best part is, not only have you mastered the skills, but you've also gained the confidence to keep moving forward.

One of the best ways to build this strong foundation is through what I call, "Chunking"....

"Chunking" Algebra Lessons Is My Specialty

I began tutoring Algebra 1 when my first daughter was just six months old. I couldn't wait to start teaching again.

Of course, my students were not your straight A students or even your B students. My students were struggling to keep a C in Algebra.

Not because they weren't good students or they didn't like school, they just didn't have the building blocks to be successful and as a result they also developed a dislike for math.

So... although their parents made them come each and every week with a frown on their face, I was determined to build their foundation and change their outlook on math.

With each lesson, they were studying in school, I would say, "Let's start with this...we will get to your homework soon."

We'd back up a few steps and start with the "building blocks" to that lesson. Then we would take a look at their homework and apply what we just went over, and I would hear, "OH... I get it now".

All of a sudden, the homework was a piece of cake!

Their Grades Drastically Improved

After a couple of sessions each week, my students and parents were saying, "I can't believe how easy you make Algebra!" "I can't believe that I'm actually getting an A in this class."

Many of these students have never seen an "A" in math, because they just didn't believe that they could do it.

So, not only does taking 3 steps back and "chunking the material" help raise your grades, but it builds self confidence and a positive math attitude!

With Algebra Class, I can help your child not only improve their Algebra grades, but actually learn to love Algebra and want to continue their study of Math!

Here's What You Will Get from the Online Algebra Class Program

  • A strong foundation in the Algebra 1 prerequisites, such as working with integers, the distributive property, and algebraic expressions.

  • How to solve any linear equation in one variable using my unique, step-by-step "Solving Equations Organizer"

  • Special strategies on how to "break apart" word problems so that you can write an equation and solve the problem with no frustrations!

  • Strategies for checking your solutions to guarantee that your answer is correct.

  • When necessary, tutorials on how to use the TI graphing calculator to solve a problem or check the answer to your assignments.

  • Excellent step-by-step instruction, as if you had a tutor sitting right beside you.

  • Instant feedback on your work! Every single problem comes with a step-by-step answer key. Therefore, you will not have to spend HOURS trying to figure out how to reach the correct answer.

  • Even more feedback on your on-going progress with end of lesson assessments, mid-chapter assessments, end of chapter assessments, mid-term and final exams.

  • A smile on your face, when you realize that "You Can Do Algebra!" It is an amazing feeling, and you will feel so relieved that you have Algebra Class to help you through.

  • How Does The Online Algebra Class Work?

    • You will log in to the E-course from any computer that you choose.
    • You will start by watching a video lesson. Each video explains the concept in "bite size pieces". Through several examples, you are guided step by step through the process.
    • You are also given a pre-designed "notes worksheet" to take notes on as you watch the video. In this way, you'll have notes to refer back to when completing your practice problems.
    • You will then have ample practice problems to complete in order to fully master each skill.
    • Each set of practice problems ends with a small formative assessment to make sure that you've mastered the skill.
    • The BEST part is that you will have step-by-step solutions to every single problem! You will never have to spend time trying to figure out where you made your mistake. This allows you to learn from your mistakes and to fully understand the concept.
    • If you are using this online algebra class as your only curriculum (for home schooling or teaching purposes), I've also included chapter quizzes, tests, and a mid-term and final exam. (Yes - with step-by-step solutions!)
    • Click here to download our sample lesson "Compound Inequalities". This document contain the notes worksheet, practice problems with mini assessment at the end, and the step by step answer key. Every lesson in the course is set up exactly the same way!

    So... What Units Will You Study?

    I know you are wondering if this program will cover the units that you are studying.

    Below is a list of all the units and the lessons contained in the units. If you are using this as a curriculum, you can see that this Algebra Course contains a very thorough study of Algebra. If you are using this as a supplement to your studies, you will find many individual lessons guaranteed to suit your needs.

Pre-algebra review

Pre-algebra Review

  • Integers
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Order of Operations
  • Like Terms and Distributive Property
  • Distributive Property
  • Intro to Matrices
  • Using Formulas
solving equations ecourse

Solving Equations

  • Intro to Equations
  • One-Step Equations
    (4 lessons)
  • Mixed Review Practice
  • Two-Step Equations
  • Distributive Property Equations
  • Equations with Fractions
  • Literal Equations
  • Variables on Both Sides
  • Word Problems
  • Absolute Value
  • Absolute Value Pt 2
graphing equations ecourse

Graphing Equations

  • Graphing Points
  • Table of Values
  • Calculating Slope
  • Graphing Slope
  • Slope Intercept Form
  • Finding Slope Given 2 Points
  • Rate of Change
  • Standard Form Equations (1)
  • Standard Form Equations (2)
  • Graphing Absolute Value Eq
Writing equations ecourse

Writing Equations

  • Slope Intercept Form
  • Standard Form
  • Word Problems
  • Slope and a Point
  • Two Points
  • Point-slope Form
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • Line of Best Fit
  • Cumulative Test on Units 1-3
Systems of Equations ecourse

Systems of Equations

  • Graphing Systems
  • Substitution Method
  • Linear Combinations Method
    Addition & Multiplication Methods
  • Systems Word Problems
  • Systems in Three Variables
Matrices Ecourse

Study of Matrices

  • Intro to Matrices
  • Operations with Matrices
  • Multiplying Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Cramer's Rule
  • Identify and Inverse Matrices
  • Solving Systems with Matrices
Inequalities Ecourse


  • Intro to Inequalities
  • Solving Inequalities in 1 Variable
  • More Solving Inequalities
  • Inequality Word Problems
  • Sets
  • Compound Inequalities
  • Absolute Value Inequalities
  • Graphing Linear Inequalities
  • More Graphing Inequalities
  • Absolute Value Inequalities
  • Systems of Inequalities
Functions ecourse

Relations and Functions

  • Relations
  • Identifying Functions
  • Evaluating Functions
  • Domain and Range
  • Linear Functions
  • Linear Functions (2)
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Quadratic Functions (2)
  • One More Look at Functions
Monomials ecourse

Exponents and Monomials

  • Review of Exponents
  • Compound Interest
  • Laws of Exponents
  • Multiplying Monomials
  • Dividing Monomials
  • Complex Expressions
  • Zero and Negative Exponents
  • Scientific Notation
Polynomials Ecourse


  • Adding Polynomials
  • Subtracting Polynomials
  • Multiplying Polynomials
  • Using FOIL
  • Special Binomials
  • More Multiplying Polynomials
Factoring Ecourse

Factoring Polynomials

  • Introduction to Factoring
  • Using the GCF
  • Factoring Trinomials
  • Factoring Special Trinomials
  • More Factoring Trinomials
  • Cumulative Test on Polynomials and Factoring
Quadratic Equations Ecourse

Quadratic Equations

  • Square Roots
  • Simple Quadratic Equations
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Solving By Factoring
  • More Factoring
  • Graphing Quadratic Equations
  • Quadratic Formula
  • Discriminants
  • Discriminants When Graphing
  • Problem Solving

You'll have instant access to all twelve units of the Algebra Class curriculum, plus a mid-term and final exam!

So... How Much Does It Cost?

I know that homeschooling programs can be very expensive! I also respect the fact that you are staying home to educate your child!

I want to help you and your child and not break the bank, so....

You can have access to the hundreds of Algebra lessons in Algebra Class (for a full year) for just $49.99

YES, for just $49.99 you can have access to the entire program.

As a BONUS, I've also included the first five units of the Algebra 2 program. Algebra 2 is currently a work in progress and lessons will be added as they are completed.

If you know that you will only need the program for a few months, I also offer a monthly subscription of $9.99 per month.

Sign up Now for only $9.99 per month OR Save more than 60% and subscribe for a Whole Year for just $49.99

(Plus you can sign up risk free. Should you not be happy at any time within the next 30 days, just send me an email and I will refund your payment promptly.)

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That's right, all you have to do is choose a user name and password and you will have instant access to the entire Algebra Class curriculum! There is absolutely nothing that you have to download! It can't get much easier!

Please Note: You will not receive an actual book in the mail. This is an online course, and all materials can be saved or printed from your computer. You will access all worksheets and videos once you login to the secure online course.

Would You Like To Try It Out First?

If you are like me, I don't like to buy anything unless I give it a try first. I like to see what it is all about before I invest time or money into it.

So, I'm going to give you 2 free units! This way, you can try it out, see if it works for you and make sure my videos don't put you to sleep!

Click here to try the Pre-Algebra and the very first Algebra 1 unit Solving Equations.

If You Are New to Homeschooling Be Careful When Choosing an Algebra Curriculum

There are A LOT of homeschool math programs out there!

So, how do you know what to look for and where you will gain the most Algebra knowledge?

  • Many learners these days learn best by seeing, hearing, and doing. Therefore, it would be best to choose a program that offers video tutorials.

    As you may already know from hanging out on You Tube, not all instructional videos are created the same. There are some teachers who even on video will put you to sleep within "minutes".

    Therefore, make sure you "test-drive" a few video tutorials to make sure this is an instructor that you can understand, relate to, and stay awake to when watching the lessons.

  • You also want to make sure that you find a program that provides you with plenty of practice problems.

    Most students cannot teach themselves Algebra just by watching a few videos. You must practice, even if it's just a few problems.

    Practice is another way to build your confidence and self-esteem as well. The more practice problems you get right, the more ready you will be for your test.

    So, make sure the program offers video tutorials and a selection of practice problems for each unit.

  • If you are going to practice, you will also need to make sure that you have an answer key. The practice is no good if you can't check your solution to see if you are on the right track.

    Many programs either include an answer key or charge you extra for the answer key. If it's just a straight answer key with only the final answer provided, you'll at least have the correct solution, but it may still cost you some time in figuring out where you made your mistake.

    So, if you can find a step-by-step answer key, you will save yourself a lot of time and frustration.

  • Lastly, most good programs provide a way for you to assess yourself. You need to know if you are on the right track and if you are truly creating those "building blocks" necessary for Algebra success.

    Make sure the program offers some sort of formal assessment.

  • The best part is....You Get All of the Above with Algebra Class!

    A home school mom says...

    Dear Karin,

    I am a home school mom of five who struggled with finding a solid Algebra program for my older boys until I came upon your online algebra class. Your tutorials are straight forward and detailed.

    Your assignments are designed in such a way that we can spend extra time on what my children need to and move on when they understand something more easily. I am a math-lover myself and am excited that you have finished Part 2 of this course.

    My boys are understanding Algebra in a way that they never were able to with other courses due to the detail and care that are in each of your lessons. I also appreciate that you are available to answer questions.

    Thank You!

    Jacqui Coleman

    Another home school parent says...

    Dear Karin,

    I just wanted to say what a blessing your Algebra program has been! My son is comprehending and understanding Algebra so much better the way you explain it.

    I'm so glad I found your website for our homeschool year. I wish that you also taught and had a website for Geometry!

    I'm already researching what to use next year that is close to what you have done with Algebra and have come up empty handed. Thank you again!


    risk free

    Every package is backed by my 30 day guarantee. I am so confident that you will find success with Algebra Class, that I will give you 30 full days to use the workbook and video tutorials. If for any reason, you are not satisfied, just contact me and I will promptly refund your money!

    If you have questions regarding your Algebra Class purchase, you may contact me at: 410-937-8468 or you can contact me via email and I will respond in less than 24 hours.

    Get rid of that frustration and math anxiety today with the perfect homeschool Algebra curriculum.

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    Are you studying Algebra for a short period of time? You can sign up for just $9.99 per month.

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    I wish you much success in your math studies,

    Karin Hutchinson

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