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By Math Through Discovery LLC
One of the topics that is difficult for students to grasp is finding the volume of a solid with a known cross section. One reason is that students have difficulty with this topic is that they have difficulty drawing the solid. In this activity the
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$7.00
25
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
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
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
11
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity contains two investigations. First Investigation:• On the graph provided, students graph each of the pairs of points and draw a line through the pair of points.• The students study the two lines and conjecture that the two lines are
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.50
9
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This set of 100 cards (25 sets of 4) can be duplicated on card stock and then cut apart for a great cooperative learning activity in Calculus. Duplicate the pages in the landscape mode so the cards are slightly larger. Each set of four cards
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$6.00
4
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
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
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
6
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
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:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
6
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This bundle contains seven products that can be purchased separately in my store:· Activity Sheet on the Volume a Solid of Revolution· Activity Sheet on Volume of Solids with Known Cross Sections· Practice Finding the Volume of Solids with Known
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Task Cards
$26.50
$23.40
Bundle
By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity engages the students in understanding the three parts of the definition for a continuous function at a point by asking a series of questions about several functions.You also might be interested in the Activity Sheet on Continuity and
Subjects:
Math, Calculus, PreCalculus
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Handouts, Laboratory, Homework
$2.00
4
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity is broken into seven parts. Part I: Guides students in noticing that the trace key may not locate the x-intercepts (zeros) but shows them that there is another way x-intercepts can be found. Part II: Illustrates that there are
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
4
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
As part of the AP Calculus course description students need to understand what it means to find the average value of a function. This activity incorporates the graphing calculator to develop an understanding for the average value of a function.
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
3
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity gives you instructions using a geometer's sketchpad file entitled "Points of Concurrency". With the sketchpad files students will learn the special properties of the circumcenter, incenter, centroid, and orthocenter when they are
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Handouts, Laboratory, Math Centers
$2.50
2
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
Through this hands-on activity students will use the graphing calculator to study the affects of K and B on the equation y = k(b^x). Students will study exponential functions graphically and numerically.In my store there is an identical activity
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
5
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity incorporates the graphing calculator to help students understand the definition of a derivative. Students in AP Calculus and Calculus should be studying the concepts in Calculus graphically, numerically, verbally and analytically (
Subjects:
Math, Calculus, PreCalculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
2
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity guides students through an activity where they build rectangular boxes: Working in groups, students cut a 1x1 centimeter squares from each corner of a 20x22 centimeter sheet of paper and fold the paper to form an open box. Continue
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$2.00
1
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This Bundle includes five products from my store: Understanding a DilationsProperties of a Dilation—An ExplorationProperties of a Dilations—An InvestigationProperties of Dilations Task Cards Properties of Dilations Task Cards—with QR Codes Check the
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Task Cards
$21.00
$16.80
Bundle
By Math Through Discovery LLC
Students set up the graphs of three equations in their TI84 or TI84C graphing calculator and make observations about the relationship between the three graphs. • One equation is the original function entered in y1. • A second equation, entered in
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
3
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
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
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$2.00
1
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity engages the students in reviewing transformations on a function such as scalar multiples, vertical and horizontal shifts, and taking absolute value of domains and ranges. In the first part students • Compare the graphs and a set of
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Laboratory, Math Centers
$2.00
1
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This activity incorporates the graphing calculator to help students understand how the behavior of one graph can describe the behavior of another function. Three related equations are entered in y1, y2, and y3 in the graphing calculator. • The
Subjects:
Math, Calculus
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
2
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By Math Through Discovery LLC
This is a graphing calculator activity that will engage the students in collecting data on both exponential growth and decay using M&Ms. The graphing calculator is used to create scatter plots and equations that represent both situations from
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Laboratory, Math Centers
CCSS:
HSA-CED.A.2
$3.00
2
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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

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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

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