Algebra 1 balanced approach instruction provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals. The the instructional support materials emphasize multiple representations of functions so students can describe functions algebraically, graphically, numerically and verbally. Visual learning strategies and easy-to-follow examples are combined with a carefully paced approach to the proof, as problems increase in difficulty. Outstanding PowerPoint class notes (also available as masters for overheads) support the detailed daily lesson plans. The course is designed for teachers with new assignments or the instructor with many classroom preparations.