 # Math Through Discovery LLC

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view: This activity is designed to be done at five stations. The activity is designed around students using 3 x 5 or 4 x 6 index cards with grids on them. These can be purchased at most office supplies stores in packages of 100 cards. Students visit each
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
\$3.00
8 ratings
4.0 This activity is designed to be used with a geoboard (11 x 11 pegs). An alternative for geoboards is included in this package (index size cards with 11 x 11 geoboards). Students explore the meaning of perimeter and area by constructing polygons on
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
\$3.50
6 ratings
4.0 In this activity sheet students study the height, area, and volume of seven three dimensional solids built with connecting cubes. Students are encouraged to build the various shapes with connecting cubes so the tactile senses are incorporated into
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$2.00
4 ratings
4.0 This set of I Have... Who Has ... cards can be used in any Calculus class where the students have learned to find bounded area both graphically, geometrically, and analytically. You can use the cards in a class or 10 students, 15 students, 20
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Games
\$6.00
3 ratings
4.0 This set of worksheets consists of the following: • A 2-page set of directions on how to use the area model. Four different quadratic equations are solved using area models. • 3 sets of eight problems on practicing using the area model with
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
2 ratings
4.0 This zipped folder contains the description of a lesson that will engage students in discovering the formula for the area of a parallelogram.The folder also has a copy of a Do Now that can be used to begin the students thinking about find the number
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$2.00
2 ratings
4.0 This activity sheet will introduce students to the concept of a definite integral through finding area using Riemann Sums and Trapezoids. Students observe that as the number of rectangles and trapezoids are increased the sums approach the bounded
Subjects:
Calculus
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.50
2 ratings
4.0 These 24 task cards are divided into six sets of four different questions. The cards have been designed to be run of 8.5" by 11" paper and then cut in half to make cards that are 8.5" by 5.5".All the questions focus on CCSS 6.G.1Using the set of 24
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th
Types:
CCSS:
6.G.A.1
\$6.00
2 ratings
4.0 This complete lesson includes A four question do now with answers Three nets for a prisms A script with responses for directing students through the lesson along with some optional ways to modify the lesson A short set of directions
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Other (Math)
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
6.EE.A.2c
\$3.75
2 ratings
4.0 Through this activity students discover the formula for the area of a circle. Students are provided a circle and three squares whose side equals the measure of the radius of the circle. Students are challenged to cut the three squares apart and
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
\$2.00
1 rating
4.0 This Smartboard Q and A (Questions and Answers) game, a Jeopardy type game, is designed to review area concepts in geometry using the categories: • Area Formulas, • Rectangles and Parallelograms, • Triangles and Trapezoids, • Circles, and
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Games
\$6.00
1 rating
4.0 This zipped file contains a set of activities to be used with Geometer's Sketchpad. The sketchpad file contains three documents:1. A changeable rectangle with measurements for the perimeter and area of the various rectangles. 2. The same
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
\$2.00
1 rating
4.0 The nike symbol is superimposed on a sheet of centimeter grid paper. Using the picture of the nike symbol Students represent the edges of the symbol with equations such as linear functions and parabolic functions. As they write the equations for
Subjects:
Math, Calculus, PreCalculus
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
1 rating
4.0 This Smartboard lesson can be used to engage students in solving three real world problem on the topic of surface area and volume.CCSS 6.G.4Cutouts for each net and a full set of directions are included.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Interactive Whiteboard
\$3.00
1 rating
4.0 CCSS 6.G.2Using three nets and cubic centimeters manipulatives, students can be guided to discover methods for finding the surface area and volume of rectangular and triangular prisms.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
\$3.00
1 rating
4.0 Separate the sheets of cards by cutting between the two cards. Using the set of 24 cards (6 sets of 4 different questions) students can review their understanding of the concept of finding the area of a triangle. The task cards focus on CCSS 6.G.1
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th
Types:
CCSS:
6.G.A.1
\$6.00
1 rating
4.0 This activity will lead middle school students through constructing triangles and rectangles that are related to each other to determine a method for finding the area of a triangle. There are three parts of the investigation:• Finding the area of
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
\$3.00
9 ratings
3.9 Using a index card with a grid, students transform therectangle into a trapezoid. From the index card, studentsdiscover the formula for the area of a trapezoid.A Do Now, a full set of directions, and an assignment areincluded.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
\$1.50
4 ratings
3.9 This activity is designed for a group of four students to work together to build right triangles using grid paper. A full set of directions is included. Students are given a chart where they collect data about right triangles: • Length of Leg 1
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
2 ratings
3.9 This bundle includes the following products from my store:· Making a Set of Tangrams—Folding and Cutting· Ten Middle School Activities for Tangrams· Ten High School Activities for Tangrams· Thinking about Parts of the Whole with Tangram Pieces
Subjects:
Fractions, Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers
\$12.00
\$9.60
1 rating
3.8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

45 years of teaching grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12 and College Algebra, Geometry, Calculus AP (both AB and BC)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Discovery Based Learning

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presidential Awardee In Mathematics from the State of NJ 1993 Tandy Scholar AMTNJ Mathematics Leadership Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Education - Taylor University - Mathematics-Physics MA in Mathematics - Ball State University