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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 SearchCircular Sudoku, there is a

Subjects:

Algebra, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities

This Polynomial Function Sort and Match Task Card Activity will get your students in Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus thinking about Polynomial Functions. There are 12 graph cards, 12 description cards, 12 equation cards, and 12 zeros cards. Students

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards

This Trigonometry Cut & Paste Activity is the paper edition of my Googleâ„¢ Slides Digital product designed for students enrolled in PreCalculus or Trigonometry. It can also be a refresher for Calculus students. The lesson includes 8 trigonometric

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Assessment, Task Cards

This Domain and Range Task Card Activity is a sort-and-match exercise for Algebra 2 or PreCalculus students. There are 12 piece-wise function cards showing the graph, an equation card, a domain and range card, and a characteristic card. Students

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

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.The activity can be

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

This is an activity with 32 task 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

Subjects:

Math, Calculus, PreCalculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards

This Logarithms Stations Activity for Algebra 2 or PreCalculus is great for an end-unit review on Exponential & Logarithmic Functions. Students work through 10 stations in groups of 3 or 4 on timed intervals to review the unit in preparation

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Test Prep, Cooperative Learning

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

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

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

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

Trigonometry Graphing Match-Up Task Cards Activity is a fun way to practice transformations in PreCalculus. Students work in groups of 3-4 to match 12 Graph Cards to an equation card and a description card. There is a student recording sheet to

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This Sine & Cosine Task Card Activity will help your Algebra 2 students understand the properties of basic sine and cosine graphs. There are 12 task cards in the activity where students can explore by open sorting, classifications, and

Subjects:

Trigonometry, Mathematics, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

Here's a great task card activity for Graphing Radical Functions and Their Inverses to reinforce graphing radical functions, graphing cubic functions, finding inverses of radical functions and inverses of cubic functions. There are 40 task cards,

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards

BE Interactiveâ„¢ Proving Trig Identities - Googleâ„¢ Edition is a DIGITAL ACTIVITY for students enrolled in PreCalculus or Trigonometry. The lesson includes 8 GOOGLE SLIDES each containing a single trigonometric identity. Students interact with the

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Internet Activities, Google Apps

This Trigonometry Graphs Station Activity is designed to help your PreCalculus students with graphing translations for sine and cosine functions. There are 8 station cards in the set. Print each task card and laminate for durability, or place each

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards

This Radical Functions Stations Activity for Algebra 2 is a great end-unit review on Radical Functions and Rational Exponents. Students work through 8 stations in groups of 3 or 4 on timed intervals to review the unit in preparation for a test. It's

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards

This Probability Scavenger Hunt Activity is designed to help your Algebra 2 students understand permutations, combinations, theoretical and experimental probability, independent and dependent events, two-way tables, conditional probability, and

Subjects:

Mathematics, Statistics, Algebra 2

Grades:

8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This packet is a comprehensive set of extra practice for your Algebra I students. The packet contains group activities, calculator discovery activities Graphing Linear Equations-Basics is a comprehensive set with 14 pages of general practice for

Subjects:

Algebra, Graphing, Algebra 2

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Worksheets, Homework, Cooperative Learning

This Solids of Revolution Match-Up Activity is designed to help your Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Calculus Honors or Calculus 1 students with visualizing volumes of solids when rotated about an axis or line. There are 36 task cards in the activity. The

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This Quadratic Equations Scavenger Hunt will give your Algebra 2 students practice solving quadratic equations with both REAL and COMPLEX SOLUTIONS by various methods, including square root, factoring, and the quadratic formula. The 12 task cards

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards

This is an activity with 18 task cards meant for Polynomial and Rational Functions in PreCalculus or Rational Functions in Algebra 2. You will find Interactive Notebook pages, Asymptotes, Rules & Card Sort, Graph Paper and more.First, students

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}

Types:

Activities, Task Cards, Interactive Notebooks

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught grades 8 through 12 for 24 years in the Central Florida area. I consider it an honor to share strategies with colleagues through local and national math conferences. I am now a full-time teacher-author and love writing curriculum for other teachers.

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 taught 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.

GRADES

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific

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