Mr. Frederick teaches physics and mathematics.
Thomas (Tom) Frederick is a Physics and Mathematics teacher at Saline High School in Michigan. He has twenty-plus years of classroom experience helping young people understand and apply mathematics and physics. Mr. Frederick holds a Master of Science in Physics Education from Eastern Michigan University, and a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the University of Michigan. In addition to being a teacher, Mr. Frederick is a Cross Country Coach and was the Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Confirmation Director for seven years at his local parish. In that time, he built up the youth program from a handful of moderately-committed kids to 75-100 young people packing the youth room every Sunday night! Suffice to say, he enjoys working with high school aged young adults in a myriad of different venues—and especially enjoys living and sharing his Catholic faith. Mr. Frederick and his wife homeschool their six children, and in his spare time, he also enjoys running, Scripture study, fixing computers, gardening, and keeping up a small orchard. He can be found online at
Mr. Frederick teaches the following courses:
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Honors Algebra II
"It was an awesome class. I throughly enjoyed attending the live classes. Mr. Frederick did an amazing job explaining difficult concepts. He also provided some humor which enhanced the class. "
Conceptual Physics was my favorite class this year. Mr. Frederick was fantastic and a great teacher. The website was easy to use, not complicated at all."
"Mr. Frederick was a really wonderful teacher who was very dedicated to his students. It was evident how hard he worked to make even the most daunting concepts seem understandable."
"I enjoyed this course very much, and Mr. Frederick was a very helpful instructor, who was constantly available to answer my questions."
"Before this class, I really disliked math of all kinds. But the teacher was able to make learning all the new concepts easy and fun!"
"We are extremely pleased with the textbook and with Mr. Frederick's teaching style and class format. My daughter counts down the hours until the class begins, which says a lot! Mr. Frederick's passion for his subject is very evident, and I think that's assuring and inspiring to most students."