Rebe

04-30-2013, 11:34 AM

I've been to the LOF website, but thought I'd ask here, too.

Dd is finishing TT Algebra 1 this year (8th grade). I bought LOF for her younger brothers, and she's reading them like novels. :lol: She loves them and wants to know if she can do LOF Geometry next year instead of TT.

The website seems to say that you need to do LOF Beginning Algebra followed immediately by Advanced Algebra, and THEN Geometry, etc. And it also seems to say that you'd better do both algebra books even if you've already done Algebra 1 with another program. Is that accurate?

I told her that she's already a year "ahead" in math and it's okay with me if she wants to do LOF Beginning Algebra next year in 9th -- I'm assuming that Beginning is a full year and Advanced is a full year (is that right)? Then she could do Geometry in 11th and whatever comes next in 12th.

So who's using LOF for high school? Do I understand it correctly? Have you liked it and is it a good, complete high school program? Dd is pretty good in math -- not hugely mathy but she doesn't detest it like two of her brothers do. Probably she'd do okay with most math programs.

I didn't even look at the LOF high school books at our recent conference, so I don't really know anything about them! One very important question I have is, are there answers, fully explained, somewhere? Because I can't "teach" higher math (that's a big reason I've been using TT).

Dd is finishing TT Algebra 1 this year (8th grade). I bought LOF for her younger brothers, and she's reading them like novels. :lol: She loves them and wants to know if she can do LOF Geometry next year instead of TT.

The website seems to say that you need to do LOF Beginning Algebra followed immediately by Advanced Algebra, and THEN Geometry, etc. And it also seems to say that you'd better do both algebra books even if you've already done Algebra 1 with another program. Is that accurate?

I told her that she's already a year "ahead" in math and it's okay with me if she wants to do LOF Beginning Algebra next year in 9th -- I'm assuming that Beginning is a full year and Advanced is a full year (is that right)? Then she could do Geometry in 11th and whatever comes next in 12th.

So who's using LOF for high school? Do I understand it correctly? Have you liked it and is it a good, complete high school program? Dd is pretty good in math -- not hugely mathy but she doesn't detest it like two of her brothers do. Probably she'd do okay with most math programs.

I didn't even look at the LOF high school books at our recent conference, so I don't really know anything about them! One very important question I have is, are there answers, fully explained, somewhere? Because I can't "teach" higher math (that's a big reason I've been using TT).