Teacher: Karyn Sisson
Description: This class will prepare students for higher level math courses by providing an understanding of algebraic concepts and procedures, teaching problem-solving skills, and developing deeper critical thinking. Topics covered will include linear equations, inequalities, functions, graphing, systems of equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and more. The class will meet twice a week.
Students joining a math class at Bridge Academy for the first time will be required to take a placement test before securing their registration in a specific math class for the 2021/2022 school year.
Text: BJU Algebra 1 Student Text – 2nd edition #273706
BJU Algebra 1 Teacher’s Edition – 2nd edition #123133 (optional but recommended)
This is not the current edition and can be purchased used at a reasonable price.
Copy/Supply fee: $18.00 (check written to Karyn Sisson due at Orientation or the first class)
Tuition: $490.00 ($49/month for 10 months, August - May, or $55/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)
Student Quote: "Mrs. Sisson knows how to explain math in a way that I can understand it, and I NEVER understand math! She almost makes math fun...like a puzzle, but don't tell anyone I said that!" ~Emily
B.A. in Business Administration
Karyn graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Business Administration. She has worked in the business world as a manager, a buyer, and a bookkeeper. In addition, she has experience in proofreading and editing for a textbook publisher. Karyn and her husband have three children and have been homeschooling for nineteen years. Her daughter is in high school. Her sons are now homeschool graduates, and by God's provision, both received full academic scholarships to college. Karyn has tutored and taught co-op classes in a variety of subjects at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.