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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
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
\$3.00
11
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
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities
\$3.00
9
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
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Laboratory
\$3.50
6
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
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$3.00
3
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
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities
\$12.00
\$9.60
1
Bundle
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
CCSS:
HSA-REI.B.4b
\$3.00
3
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
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
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
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
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
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
\$1.50
4
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
3
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
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$2.00
2
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
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
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
\$2.00
4
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
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
This set of cards can be used to review using integrals to find area in both Calculus and AP Calculus. Each card has a problem displayed in the center of the card and an answer to another problem, in a magnifying glass, at the bottom right of the
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
\$6.00
This Powerpoint file contains 26 questions with solutions for Algebra I. The categories include • Area Formulas, • Rectangles and Parallelograms, • Triangles and Trapezoids, • Circles, and • Hodge Podge. The questions in each category are
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
\$6.00
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
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
\$2.00
1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over 40 years teaching mathematics in grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12 and College Subjects included : Algebra 1 and Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus AP (both AB and BC) Over 15 years - a mathematics consultant who works with teachers in NJ schools to help them engage their students in their mathematics lessons. A speaker at NCTM and AMTNJ conferences

MY TEACHING STYLE

Discovery-Based Learning with both technology and hands-on lessons. I love to engage students in lessons where they can have those ah-ha moments in the lesson when those light bulbs in their brain get turned on. My lessons are designed so that students are not just spectators to the lesson. They are actually actively involved in building their understanding of the concepts being considered. My lessons are designed this way because when students are actively engaged in a lesson they remember the concepts for a longer period of time. I have designed many scavenger hunts, Q and A games, Task Cards and Activity Sheets that focus on conceptual understanding. You will also find I Have...Who Has cards for Algebra and Calculus.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics (NJ Representative) 1993 Tandy Prize - 1995-96 AMTNJ Mathematics Leadership Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

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

Consultant in Teaching Mathematics Classroom Coach Classroom Teacher Workshop Leader Collegeboard Consultant Calculus AP Consultant Some of the proceeds from this store support a mathematics scholarship at Cairn University, Langhorne, PA. and Taylor University, Upland, IN