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I really liked your video for lesson 3:3! very helpful! The whole proccess of changing a trinomial into a binomial has been my hardest thing with algebra, but i loved how you explained it! I think things are starting to "click" for me with this course.
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Ms. Johnsey is a joy. She manages to be both extremely professional and knowledgeable and yet with a warm and sparkly personality. She also makes you think your own way through your puzzlement about something, instead of just giving you the answer. I wanted to re-learn algebra in order to help my kids, and it had been decades since I first learned it. I've taken her two intermediate algebra courses now and have thoroughly enjoyed them. Much of the work has been challenging -- in particular the study of conic sections and binomial expansions -- but she always answers my questions thoroughly and quickly. Whenever I haven't understood her first explanation, she has explained it again a different way. My only complaint about her is that she doesn't offer more courses. I'd take pre-calculus from her in a heartbeat. I've told her that she doesn't charge nearly enough for all the work she puts in on a student's learning, but she's old school: enormous value for your hard-earned money. I highly recommend her classes for students and for their clueless parents, as well. September 20, 2014
Student has made a comment on Factoring Polynomials (trinomials) Part 1:
This class has been a huge help and I appreciate everything. My local community college wanted me to take 3 other classes before I could get into an algebra like this. it would have cost me a fortune and taken almost two years. If I ever need to take any other classes I will visit your site first. thanks.
I want to thank you for demonstrating the clearest explanation of addition/subtraction of integers I have ever come across. I have never heard an explanation of why, when subtracting a neg. integer, it becomes a positive, though I have "always done it that way". If I recall the explanation given by my own algebra teacher, it was "trust me...and do it the way I tell you". Your explanation of it being the "opposite" of the negative integer finally gave me my own "lightbulb" moment. I live for these moments with my daughter and it was delightful for both of us to exclaim "ooohhhhh, now I get it!!!" at the same time. I just wanted to thank you for providing the string to our light today.
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I found Algebra 1A to be the most helpful homeschooling algebra program that I have tried. I wanted to continue learning from you to get to college level math.
I just want to say thank you for posting your video on You Tube. I began teaching math 20 years ago, but I have been out of the classroom for about 10 years. I will be teaching Intermediate Algebra and Refresher Mathematics at the community college here in Charlotte. You were a helpful part of my review.
Dear Mrs. Johnsey,
I've been meaning to tell you how helpful your class was for my child. He completed the 1st semester class with you, then did the 2nd semester with the textbook you suggest, and he was able to
skip high school algebra II and stay at the top of his class for precalculus and calculus so far.
Yes, this course, Algebra 1A, is for my child who is in 8th grade this year. I have been homeschooling for almost 8 years now. Next year, she will take her high school courses online . I wanted her to take your courses, so that she will have a well rounded understanding of Algebra by the time it is required.
Just throught I'd check in with you, as I am very aware how much it means to instructors to hear about how their past students are doing.
Dear Mrs.. Johnsey,
I have really enjoyed your class. It has been a long time since I have done any algebra. It was very challanging for me and it made me learn alot. I thank you again for all your help. Thanks,
I did receive the progress report. Thanks very much for a year of excellent math.
Yes I did the entire Geometry collection, it is a great tool and a great reference when doing homework and studying.
I am supposed to be coming to tutor on Friday, May 4th and Tuesday, May 8th.
These last few weeks of school before I graduate are turning out to be absoulutely insane, and because of this, I will not be able to make it either of those days.
I would like to thank you personally for all the extra time and communication between you and the students, parents, and me. I was very satisfied with the way the class was progressing until February, leading up to the 10 day break.
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