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What is in the activity?This activity sheet is made up of six exercises. In two of the problems students are given in mapping rule of the form, such as (x, y)→(x−7, y+5) and the position of an original triangle or quadrilateral. Students must

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Homework

Students remember more when they are involved in a lesson. This 10 task activity has students draw the diagonals and then measure various parts to discover special properties of 7 quadrilaterals.• Task 1: Compare the lengths of the two diagonals

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Worksheets, Activities

CCSS:

HSG-CO.C.11

What is included in this product? There are 24 task cards in this set. They are divided into 6 different sets of questions. The sets of cards are color coded for easy separation. Each set focuses on different types of translations: Set 1: Cards

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This set contains 100 cards (25 pages of four cards each):• One card has the function, • One card has the graph of a function, • One card has the graph of the derivative of a function, and • One card has a description about the function or the

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities

AP Calculus students need to be able to relate differential equations, slope fields, descriptions about the slopefield/differential equation, and an example of a particular solution. This set of 108 cards (27 sets of four cards) matching cards

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities

This set of cards can be used to review the simplifying of radicals. This would be a great activity for students in high school Geometry who are working with leaving answers for the Pythagorean Theorem in radical form and not decimal form. Each card

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

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

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Games

A great classroom activity to introduce 3 dimensional geometry.You will need • 600 bendable straws• A set of 17 task cards• Scissors and Tape• A data chart for each student• Set of directionsTo connect two straws, slightly flatten the short part of

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities

This is a bundled package of two products available separately in my store: Translation Task Cards and Reflection/Rotation Task Cards

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This non-calculator activity will engage the students in creating the graphs for y = sin r, y = cos r and y = tan r from the unit circle for values of 0 ≤ r ≤ 2π. • To graph the function y = sin r students are given a unit circle (divided into

Subjects:

Math, Trigonometry, Algebra 2

Grades:

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

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities

This activity sheet illustrates four common related rate questions that appear in all calculus AB and BC courses. • The first problem presents two cars that are traveling away from each other on roads that are perpendicular to each other. The

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Handouts

Are you looking for some additional practice for your students with the rules for exponents. Try this 16 square match the square puzzle. There are two interchangeable puzzles (one with blank borders and one with unusable expressions on the edges).

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

9^{th}, 10^{th}

Types:

Activities, Games, Task Cards

This set of 24 task cards can be used to review for an end of a unit on the Mean Value Theorem, for an end of the year calculus exam or for the Calculus AB exam.The questions have the students work with the Mean Value Theorem analytically,

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Task Cards

This activity sheet engages students in studying the general trigonometric equation y = a + b cos(cx) and making statements about the period, amplitude, y-intercept, and x-intercepts. After developing ideas with the cosine function, students make

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory

This activity sheet presents a graphical representation of a piecewise function and asks students to graph 6 different transformations:• y = f(-x)• y = -f(x)• y = -2f(x + 1) + 1• y = 3f(x - 2) - 2• y = f(∣x∣)• y = ∣f(x)∣A full set of solutions are

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities

This Smartboard Q and A (Question and Answer) game, a Jeopardy type game, reviews many topics related to the Pythagorean Theorem. Six categories: • Pythagorean Triplets, • 45-45-90, • 30-60-90, • Pythagorean Theorem, • Miscellaneous. The

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Games

This activity sheet will engage the students in exploring rational functions with holes using the graphing calculator. It will help students build an understanding for this class of functions. Students graph 8 rational functions and make

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities

This activity uses the graphing calculator to help students visually describe the meaning behind the mean value theorem. It can be the foundation for your lesson on the Mean Value Theorem or it can be a worksheet that the students explore on their

Subjects:

Math, Calculus

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities

This graphing calculator activity engages the students in building a unit circle and then connecting the points around the unit circle with the graphs of the six trigonometric functions. Many teachers do not know they can create this visual on a

Subjects:

Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Worksheets, Activities

This Smartboard Lesson includes • a Do Now that reviews setting up proportions since they will be used in working with the Side Splitter Theorem and the Angle Bisector Theorem• a slide to recall several equivalent forms for given proportions. These

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Interactive Whiteboard

CCSS:

HSG-SRT.B.4

This activity can be given to one student, a pair of students, or a group of students to give them additional practice with factoring quadratic expressions. The 16 cards can be cut apart and students put the puzzle back together by matching the

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Games, Task Cards

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

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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

GRADES

2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Calculus, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Mathematics, Math Test Prep, Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Decimals, Place Value