# Joan Kessler

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Trigonometry PreCalculus Transformations and Translations of Trigonometric FunctionsThis innovative set of task cards is designed to reinforce the concepts of translated and shifted graphs of trigonometric functions. Included are changes to the
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Transformation of Graphs of Functions Task Cards, Optional QR and 2 Handouts which can be used for HW, assessment or enrichment. This activity is intended to be used in an Algebra 2, PreCalculus, or College Algebra classes and is designed for
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Combinations, Permutations, and Counting Task CardsThis activity reinforces the concepts of permutations, combinations, and counting principles. The concepts are not separated on the cards, nor coded, so students must first decide what type of
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Activity Based Learning really works to help reinforce your lessons. These rational functions Task and /or station cards will get your students engaged and keep them motivated. This innovative activity is designed for PreCalculus and Algebra 2.
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This new, innovative bundle is geared for Algebra 2 and PreCalculus students to use their reasoning skills along with their algebraic skills to find inverse algebraic functions. The cards are designed to reinforce the concepts taught in class.
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Trigonometry In this no prep activity, students determine reference angles for positive and negative angles in both degrees and radians. Students also use reference angles to find the six trigonometric functions of the special angles. This
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Algebra Linear Equations - Finding the Slope of a Line from a Graph.Task Cards really do work! They get the students engaged and keep them motivated to go through all of the problems, more so than a simple worksheet. This activity is designed for
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Piecewise Defined Functions This activity is designed for Algebra 2 or PreCalculus. Piecewise defined functions are always difficult for students and yet are so important, especially in Calculus. In this activity, students evaluate piecewise
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Trigonometry Identities PowerPoint Task Cards Graphic Organizer.This engaging group of activities is designed for Trigonometry and PreCalculus. Students apply their reasoning skills along with their trigonometric skills to solving identities. The
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PreCalculus Algebra 2 -Great End of Unit Practice on Operations with Matrices. Task Cards really do work! They get the students engaged and keep them motivated to go through all of the problems, more so than a simple worksheet. This activity is
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Right Triangles: Finding Trig Ratios - Sine, Cosine, and Tangent great activity with optional QR Included: 2 sets of 32 Task Cards, one with QR codes and one without. Students find trigonometric ratios from a given right triangle. The
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Great introduction to Curve Sketching for your students applying what they have learned about the first and second derivatives. Great for visual learners. This innovative activity is designed for Calculus 1, AP Calculus , and Calculus Honors. It
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Calculus PreCalculus Limits from a Graph with Notes task cards and HW/QuizThis lesson is designed for Calculus 1, AP Calculus AB, and PreCalculus for some curricula, and is a great beginning activity in the Limits Unit. Included: ✓ Guided student
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PreCalculus Algebra 2 Conic Sections End of Unit Task Cards really do work! They get the students engaged and keep them motivated to go through all of the problems, more so than a simple worksheet. This end of unit engaging activity is designed
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Applications of Logarithmic and Exponential Equations Word Problems. This activity is designed for Algebra 2, PreCalculus, or College Algebra students. NO PREP. There are 10 unique Task Cards with real world applications, some with multiple
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Algebra. Sort and classify Real Numbers with Interactive Google® Slides. Paperless and NO Prep for you with free printable sorting mat for extra practice.In this fun activity your students work their way through six slides sorting 34 numbers into
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Probability Task Cards. This set of 26 cards reviews basic probability concepts using dice, spinners, and a standard deck of playing cards. These are appropriate for grades 6 - 9. By using a familiar and limited sample space, students will less
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Activity Based Learning with Task Cards really works to help reinforce your lessons. Task & station cards get your students engaged and keep them motivated. This activity is designed for first semester Calculus and PreCalculus in some
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Trigonometry Right Triangle Applications - Word problems. This activity is designed Geometry, Algebra 2, or Trigonometry class. Please look at the thumbnails and the preview to make sure these problems are appropriate for your students. The
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Calculus Area Between Curves Task Cards This set of 11 task cards is designed for AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Honors Calculus, and College Calculus 2 students. This topic is covered typically in the Applications of Integration Unit.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching mathematics for over 30 years in High School and College. My subjects are Algebra through Calculus 3 along with Geometry, Trig, and Statistics. I have taught ALL the courses for which I post resources in my store. My lessons and activities come from experience. I teach in a dual enrollment program and in preparing my students for upper division college, I emphasize quality and hard work. Not to say we don't have a lot of fun in my classes, but I want them to consider these classes as higher education. My school is considered a bridge. My calculus classes, Calculus 1, 2, and 3 have been accepted for credit at MIT, where I had to submit exams, and class materials for approval.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Discovery with Technology, and activity-based learning with a bit of humor. I enjoy trying new techniques and sharing the ones that work. I strive to make math fun for my students and I love using hands on activities.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certified Teacher, Teacher of the Year 2010. ICTCM Innovation in Technology in Education Award Certified "Teachers Teaching with Technology" Texas Instruments Calculator Instructor. I have spoken professionally at Mathematics Conferences worldwide including China and France about effective teaching of mathematics with Technology Enhancements.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS and MA in Mathematics plus over 24 graduate hours in Educational Technology.

I have taught in Rhode Island, Illinois, Florida and Online. I was the VP of Education for a Mathematics Software company for over two years. I am also an inventor with a patent and trademark.

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