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As my school really cracks down on implementing the RtI process, I'm expecting issues so I decided on my own to make a progress monitoring sheet....
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This lesson template includes objectives, Common Core Standards, unit essential question, lesson essential question, new vocabulary, new formulas...
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After a few days of working with trig ratios in my geometry class, I used this review game to help students apply the concepts of sine, cosine, a...
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THE APPS LISTED IN THIS TEMPLATE ARE NOT CURRENT. It is impossible to keep current with technology. All apps listed are free and educational but ...
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This pacing guide includes concepts, vocabulary words, essential questions, and a place for teacher reflection on things to change for next year....
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This is a powerpoint of 108 slides- bell ringer activities and answers for 3 days a week for 36 weeks of school. The topics are all at the pre-...
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This is a compressed (zipped) file that includes three separate Microsoft Word documents for a total of 9 pages. (To open: right click on the fil...
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This pacing guide includes concepts, vocabulary words, essential questions, and a place for teacher reflection on things to change for next year....
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This is a review game for algebra students on the multiplying polynomials and using the distributive property with variables. Students should hav...
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This is a final exam for geometry students given at the end of the first semester of a geometry course. Questions include multiple choice, a perf...
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Overview: This is an activity where students must graph transformed functions on the same graph as a parent function in order to observe what hap...
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I teach in Illinois and our state test is the ACT. This pacing guide is based on and coded to the Common Core standards as well as Quality Core, ...
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This two page worksheet features 5 word problems that ask students to first write and then graph a system of inequalities. All five problems feat...
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Each pair of students built a tin man out of boxes, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, Styrofoam balls, and cones. They had to use a formula ...
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My most successful way of teaching lines and a transversal has been to draw dotted lines connecting the two lines to literally create a box so st...
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For those of you being evaluated under the Charlotte Danielson model, this is a set of binder dividers labeled with each domain and component. I...
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The home screen lists numbers 1-30 and teams can choose what number to start with. Click on the number and a problem shows up. Students work the ...
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I gave students a colored paper clip and they used that as a 'slider' over the number line. I used this as a manipulative to practice adding and ...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my third year of teaching. So far I have taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 1 Lab, Algebra II, Geometry Lab, and ACT Test Prep. I am also on my school's literacy team, the Student Council sponsor, and the department head.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is evolving to focus on team work where each team member has a role and lessons where students work as a team through a scaffolded investigation to discover new concepts on their own, as opposed to lecture. I try to balance between discovery and direct instruction. My main focus has been to try more activities that have students active in the classroom as well as creating activities that are self-checking by nature. In the future, I am planning to flip the classroom so that students receive new learning through student created tutorials and class time is spent practicing and applying new concepts.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Masters of Science Curriculum & Instruction - Teacher Leadership

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from a very small high school and went on to a small community college. From there I transferred to a large university. Previously I had been a top student but when I began university math classes I struggled. That experience helped shape the way that I want to reach and teach my students and also the reason why I am teaching at my alma mater high school.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm in my sixth year of teaching and I just started using interactive notebooks and teaching Trig for the first time.