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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 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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Algebra 2 Polynomial Sort and Match Task Cards
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

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Have a little fun celebrating PI DAY. Whether you spend an entire class period or just assign one of the activities for a homework assignment, there is a variety of engaging fun inside.
The product includes
Word Search
Circular Sudoku, there is a

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In this activity, your Pre-Calculus, Algebra 2, or Trigonometry students can practice the vocabulary of conic sections while investigating similarities and differences in the properties of parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas.
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This Algebra 2 or PreCalculus 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 preparation for a test.
It's great fun

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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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This Cut & Paste activity is designed for students enrolled in PreCalculus or Trigonometry. It can also be a refresher for Calculus students. The lesson includes 8 trigonometric identities. Students are provided with the correct steps on a

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If you like group activities, here's a fun RELATED RATES MATCH UP. Eight task cards contain a rate problem to be solved. Calculus students match the question card with the correct equation card and then the proper derivative card. For an extension

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Here's a fun way to use smartphone apps and keep your Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry students engaged in solving trig equations. There are 12 task cards of varying difficulty, including factoring and double angle equations. The activity comes with a

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This is everything you need to teach a Full year of AP Calculus AB, Calculus Honors, or College Calculus with Early Transcendentals. You can purchase the products all together instead of separately. All units are complete and my Target Practice

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This is the complete bundled unit for Pre-Calculus Unit 1: FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS. The unit includes 8 lessons which are presented to students using two different note-taking techniques.
You can choose between:
✎ Two options of an 8-page

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Pre-Calculus Trigonometric Graphs Match Up Activity *Task Cards*activity for practice with transformations of trigonometric functions. Students work in groups of 3-4 to match 12 Graph Cards to an equation card and a description card. There is a

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PreCalculus, Trigonometry: Trigonometric Functions Bundle
Here is the complete bundled unit for Pre-Calculus TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS. The unit includes 8 lessons which are presented to students using two different note-taking techniques.
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This is a seven-lesson unit on Limits & Continuity for students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC, Calculus Honors, or College Calculus. Every lesson includes
✎ A set of Guided Student Notes
✎ A daily homework assignment
✎ Four forms of a

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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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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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Precalculus Honors: Final Exams and Review
Here is a comprehensive study guide with 100 questions for your Pre-Calculus students. The content covers units 1-10 in my full year curriculum.
There are also two different versions of a

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught grades 8 through 12 for over 23 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 blog about ways to engage, encourage, and empower teachers at http://www.flamingomath.com/. 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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