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This group activities could be done in the physical classroom or in breakout sessions on Zoom or Google classroom.Each student will be responsible for a set of 6 problems applying the concepts you have taught in class. Together, the group will solve

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Printables, Math Centers

CCSS:

6.EE.A.3, 7.EE.A.1, 8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, MP3, MP6

This group activities could be done in the physical classroom or in breakout sessions on Zoom or Google classroom.Each student will be responsible for a set of 6 problems applying the concepts you have taught in class. Together, the group will solve

Subjects:

Algebra, Decimals

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

8.EE.C.7, MP3, MP6

This group activities could be done in the physical classroom or in breakout sessions on Zoom or Google classroom.Each student will be responsible for a set of 6 problems applying the concepts you have taught in class. Together, the group will solve

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.7

These bell ringers are designed to be used with pre-algebra but would also be great for 6th or 7th grade math.
Included are 150 practice exercises that review basic math and introductory pre-algebra skills. There are 15 sets with ten exercises in

Subjects:

Algebra, Arithmetic, Fractions

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Printables

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

6.NS.B.4

Subjects:

Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

7.EE.B.3, 7.RP.A.2, 7.RP.A.3, MP1, MP3, MP6

This activity helps students practice & review Two Step Equations in a fun, interactive way.This two step equations activity is designed for use with pre-algebra or similar subjects and helps students practice solving two-step equations with

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

8.EE.C.7

This activity helps students practice & review Exponent Rules in a fun, interactive way.This exponent rules activity is designed for use with pre-algebra or similar subjects and helps students practice simplifying expressions using various

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

8.EE.A.1

This activity helps students practice & review adding & subtracting integers in a fun, interactive way.This integers activity is designed for use with pre-algebra or similar subjects and helps students practice adding integers and

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Graphing

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 11^{th}

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

8.EE.B.5, MP3, MP6

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Order of Operations

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Math Centers

CCSS:

6.EE.A.2c

These bell ringers are designed to be used with pre-algebra students.
Included is one set of 10 practice exercises that review basic math skills.
Topics include (but are not limited to) rounding, decimals, fractions, percents, and arithmetic

Subjects:

Algebra, Arithmetic, Fractions

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Printables

In this activity, your students will graph lines on a coordinate plane, then color them to create a stained glass window design.The first page is a sample window that you can show your students so that they understand what they are trying to create.

Subjects:

Algebra, Graphing

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Handouts

CCSS:

8.F.B.4

This activity helps students practice & review exponents in a fun, interactive way.This exponents activity is designed for use with pre-algebra or similar subjects and helps students practice evaluating exponents, writing repeated numbers as

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Cooperative Learning

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, Homeschool

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

7.G.B.4, 7.EE.A.2, 7.EE.B.4, MP1, MP3, MP6

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Algebra 2

Grades:

6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

HSA-APR.A.1, MP3, MP6

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

7.G.B.5, 8.EE.C.7, MP3, MP6

Subjects:

Math, Geometry

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

8.G.B.7, MP3, MP6

Subjects:

Math, Algebra, Geometry

Grades:

7^{th}, 8^{th}

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

7.G.A.1, 7.G.B.4, 7.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7

Subjects:

Math, Algebra

Grades:

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

Types:

Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning

CCSS:

7.SP.C.8a, HSS-CP.B.8, HSS-CP.B.9

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Almost 30 years of experience as a math teacher, teaching Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, and Geometry, among other courses.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Knowledge is easy when there is understanding. I strive to teach math in the way that students will most easily understand it. I guide my students to think the right thoughts and to produce great math notebooks that will help them understand and remember the terms, rules, and steps for the concepts they are learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Us Navy - AC & R school - first in class Valedictorian, Hyles-Anderson College (class of 1986) AACS workshop leader

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Machinist Mate "A" school, Great Lakes, Illinois Naval Nuclear Power School, Orlando Flordia AC & R school Norflok, Virginia Propulsion Plant Management school, Norfolk, Virginia Fire Fighting school, Norfolk, Virginia BS in secondary education, Hyles-Anderson College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Yet to be added

GRADES

4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Decimals