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One set of cards has verbal expressions. The other set has algebraic expressions. Students take turns trying to find matches. They can also read the verbal cards aloud to each other and see if they can write the expression algebraically.

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A PowerPoint Presentation that goes along with my FREE product "Commutative, Associative, and Distributive Property Table". Includes examples of how to use the properties to change problems for mental math. (I prefer to use my other product

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A PowerPoint presentation that goes through the process of balancing/solving a simple equation, using a scale as a visual.
*Now includes 4 Examples*

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This lab is a series of questions that will reinforce the students' understanding of graphing linear equations as well as guide the students to an understanding of horizontal and vertical lines. Prerequisites: graphing by intercepts, graphing by

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Students will identify which operation given math terms associate with. (goes along with my product MATH TERMS TABLE) 7 Examples of translating verbal expressions to algebraic expressions.

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A PowerPoint presentation focusing on combining like terms and using the distributive property. Includes examples of how to use the distributive property to help with mental calculations. 10 step by step examples for simplifying.This lecture takes

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A PowerPoint presentation focusing on solving very simple, one-variable equation. Six examples. Good for use with my Balancing Equations Scale Free Presentation. Made with PPT 2007, but converted to be compatible with PPT '97-'03.

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A PowerPoint Presentation focusing on analyzing conditional statements. Includes 10 examples of writing the statements in if-then form, drawing conclusions from the statements, and providing counterexamples. Made in PPT 2007 but converted to be

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Students learn to solve simple inequalities, check their solutions, and graph the solutions on a number line.

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A PowerPoint Presentation that goes through the steps of balancing a simple equation using division and a scale as a visual aid.

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Pythagorean Theorem, Special Right Triangles, Trigonometry

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Students will graph parabolas that represent the path of rockets that they launch, powered by Alka-Seltzer and water.

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This is a handout that I give to my students to speed up the note taking process. I made a transparency for myself.
For basic box-and-whisker plot construction.

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Students will be given data that represents information that a professional actuary might use. The students will have to translate each set of data into a two-variable equation. The next step will be for the students to set two of the equations

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A lesson to use with my FREE product "Identity and Equality Properties Table (Properties of Real Numbers)" Which is a student handout.

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Despite what the thumbnails imply, everything will be on one side of the page when downloaded.
Pythagorean Theorem
Special Right Triangles
Right Triangle Trignometry

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-Basic Intro to Congruency
-Lesson on HSG-CO.A.1 (Know the precise definitions of angle, circle, perpendicular line, parallel line, and line segment, based on the undefined notions of point, line, distance along a line, and distance around a

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

7 years teaching high school math 4 of which 95% of my students were on IEPs; heavy work with learning disabilities, especially ADHD and Mild-Moderate Autism; Technology Integration Coach since 2014

MY TEACHING STYLE

1) Whole group to introduce the big idea 2) Cooperative learning activity 3) Independent practice 4) Writing activities (I'm a huge believer in writing across curriculum.) 5) Assessment 6) rinse and repeat; 3-tiered instruction; extension activities whenever possible

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

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ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

As I am working more and more with lower grades in my current position as a technology integration coach, I am trying my hand at creating instructional units for all grades. Constructive feedback is highly appreciated.

GRADES

5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Trigonometry, Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Basic Math