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Secondary Curricula

Algebra II core Instruction for all students.

Carnegie Learning Algebra II

Carnegie Learning Algebra II promotes the understanding of both linear and non-linear functional forms, as well as the relationship between text, equations, graphs and tables through the mathematical modeling of realistic situations. Our program motivates students to talk about mathematical functions, tackle real-world problems, strengthen their conceptual foundations and understand Algebra's relevance in everyday life.

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  • Searching for Patterns
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Graphs of Polynomial Functions
  • Polynomial Expressions and Equations
  • Polynomial Modeling
  • Sequences and Series
  • Graphs of Rational Functions
  • Rational Expressions and Equations
  • Radical Functions
  • Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Expressions and Equations
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Expressions and Equations
  • Interpret Data in a Normal Probability Distribution
  • Make Inference and Justify Conclusions
  • Make Decisions Using Complex Probability Models

Features of our Textbooks

  • Research-based
  • Designed for a collaborative, student-centered classroom
  • The classroom environment promotes discourse, collaborative work and depth of understanding
  • Students engage in problem solving, communication and reasoning while making connections using multiple representations
  • Students own their learning making notes as they learn and using their books as a workbook
  • Consumables save money and time: reduced copying costs and lower replacement costs
  • New, clean textbooks every year
  • Lexile Rating: 1000

Features of Cognitive Tutor Software

The Cognitive Tutor is designed to complement the textbook curricula, but can be used as supplemental curricula for interventions, summer school, and other implementation options. Features include:

  • Differentiated instruction: provides instruction that addresses each student's unique needs
  • Mastery learning model and multi-step problems
  • Continuous formative assessment
  • Immediate feedback and positive reinforcement
  • Detailed reports for analyzing student progress
  • Review Mode for practice prior to exams

Recommended for 40% (or two class periods/week) of the total instructional time in a course, the software is most often accessed via a web delivery model using the Carnegie Learning Online website. It can be delivered via a standalone installation, network/LAN, or remote-hosted local client-server model.

Blended Curriculum

Our Algebra II content can be delivered in a blended course format, with a combination of collaborative, student-centered textbook lessons and adaptive Cognitive Tutor software lessons. Can be used as core instruction.


Carnegie Learning Algebra II content can be delivered via textbooks that support a collaborative classroom. Our classroom activities address both mathematical content and process standards. Students develop skills to work cooperatively to solve problems and improve their reasoning and communication skills.

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Adaptive Math Software

Our Algebra II content is available in our Adaptive Math Software Solutions, which are packages that feature our research-based Cognitive Tutor Software product line. Available in both the Carnegie Learning Adaptive High School Solution and the Carnegie Learning Adaptive Secondary Math Solution.

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