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PreCalculus Algebra 2 Domain and Range Match Up Activity *Task Cards*
This task card activity is a sorting and matching activity for Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus students. There are 10 piece-wise function cards showing the graph, an equation card, a

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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 worksheets on graphing trigonometric functions, a sort and match activity, and a general review of

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PreCalculus Algebra 2: Conic Sections Sort and Match Activity *Task Cards*
In this activity, your PreCalculus or Algebra 2 students can practice the vocabulary of conic sections while investigating similarities and differences in the properties of

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Here's a task card activity to get your students in Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus thinking about Polynomial Functions. There are 10 graph cards, 10 description cards, 10 equation cards, and 10 zeros cards. Students work cooperatively to match each

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PreCalculus Algebra 2: Logarithms Stations Activity
This Algebra 2 Activity is great for an end-unit review of logarithmic and exponential functions. Students work through 10 stations in groups of 3 or 4 on timed intervals to review the unit in

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This is an activity with 32 cards meant for the beginning unit in Calculus AB, BC, or Calculus Honors. There are 8 graph cards that have matching Equation Cards, Limit Cards, and Description Cards to create a unique set. There is also a student

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PreCalculus Solving Trigonometric Equations Task Cards QR Codes
Here's a fun way to use smartphone apps and keep your PreCalculus or Trigonometry students engaged in solving trig equations. There are 12 task cards of varying difficulty, including

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Algebra 2: Radical Functions Stations Activity
This Algebra 2 Activity covers all the topics in the unit on Radical Functions and Rational Exponents. There are eight stations for students to work through in groups of 3 or 4 students. Time should be

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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, factoring, and quadratic formula.
The 12 task cards include integral and rational solutions, real and

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Algebra: Graphing Linear Functions Basics
This packet is a comprehensive set of extra practice for your Algebra I students. The packet contains group activities, calculator discovery activities that help your students explain, through writing,

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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, variables on both sides, and fractional equations. The activity can be completed in a single class

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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 practice handouts beginning with angles, radians, conversions,
complements, supplements, trigonometric

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Algebra 2, Algebra 2 Honors: A Full Year of Curriculum.
Here is my COMPLETE ALGEBRA 2 CURRICULUM for students enrolled in ALGEBRA 2 HONORS. There are 81 lessons. Each of the lessons and activities are rigorous and engaging. An extra unit has been

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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) direct and inverse variation, 2) discontinuities, holes and asymptotes, 3) operations with rational

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PreCalculus Trigonometric Graphs Match Up Activity *Task Cards*
Don't you love task cards? I know my PreCalculus students do. Here is a great activity for practice with transformations of trigonometric functions. Students work in groups of 3-4 to

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Algebra 2: Graphing Radical Functions Match-Up Activity
Here's a great activity to reinforce graphing radical functions, graphing cubic functions, finding inverses of radical functions and inverses of cubic functions. There are forty cards, four

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught grades 8 through 12 for over 22 years in the Central Florida area. I consider it an honor to share strategies with colleagues through local and national math conferences.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My friends say that I am way too energetic.I love hands-on strategies that engage students to learn cooperatively. There is always something new happening in my 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

I teach AP Calculus AB, Pre-Calculus, and Algebra 2 Honors in the Metro-Orlando area. I want to blog about ways to engage, encourage, and empower teachers at http://flamingohighmath.blogspot.com if I could only find the time. I am an active teacher-trainer when opportunities arise. I love to share how Foldables(R) can change student engagement within your classroom.

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