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This activity is on conic sections. Many different possibilities for students to practice vocabulary and understanding are combined in this exer...

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This is a great mini-unit on Graphing Trigonometric Functions for Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus students. The mini-unit includes 16 pages of workshee...

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This activity is a sorting and matching activity for Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus students. There are 10 piece-wise function cards showing the grap...

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This Algebra 2 Activity is great for an end-unit review of logarithmic and exponential functions. Students work through 10 stations in groups of...

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Here's an activity to get your students in Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus thinking about Polynomial Functions. There are 10 graph cards, 10 descripti...

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Your Algebra 2 students will practice solving quadratic equations with both REAL and COMPLEX SOLUTIONS by various methods, including square root,...

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This is a cooperative matching activity for students in Algebra 2 and above. All the graphs are basic sine or cosine curves with amplitude and p...

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Here's a fun way to use smartphone apps and keep your students engaged in trigonometry. There are 12 task cards of varying difficulty, including ...

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This is an activity with 32 cards meant for the beginning unit in Calculus. There are 8 graph cards that have matching Equation Cards, Limit Ca...

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Graphing Linear Functions Basics Packet is a comprehensive set of extra practice for your Algebra I students. The packet contains group activiti...

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This Algebra 2 Activity covers all the topics in the unit on Radical Functions and Rational Exponents There are eight stations for students to wo...

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This unit is an introduction to trigonometry for courses of Trigonometry and PreCalculus levels.
The unit includes over 30 pages of extra pract...

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In this activity, students will practice the seven concepts presented in the RATIONAL FUNCTIONS UNIT for Algebra 2. Students will review 1) dire...

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This is a great beginner activity for Algebra 2 students. Twelve graph cards of only sine or cosine graphs with amplitude and period changes are ...

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This lesson is designed for PRECALCULUS students. It is the fourth lesson in an eight-lesson unit on TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. The file includes a...

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Algebra 2 students work in groups of 3 or 4 to solve linear equations. The 12 task cards include multi-step problems, distributive property, vari...

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jean has taught grades 8 through 12 for over 19 years in the Central Florida area. In addition she shares her strategies with colleagues through local and national math conferences.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Jean is known for her energetic, hands-on strategies that engage students to learn cooperatively. There is always something new happening in her classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

1998-Teacher of the Year at Thomas Jefferson Junior High, Merritt Island, FL.; 2001-Teacher of the Year at George Jenkins High School, Lakeland, FL.; 2001-AIChE Mathematics Teacher of the Year,Polk County, FL.; National Board Certified Teacher, Adolescent Young Adult Mathematics,2001.2009-2010 Math Teacher of the Year, Orange County Public Schools

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Jean Adams teaches AP Calculus AB, Pre-Calculus, and Algebra 2 Honors in the Metro-Orlando area. She blogs about engaging, encouraging, and empowering teachers at http://flamingohighmath.blogspot.com. Jean is an active teacher-trainer when opportunities arise.

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