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This is an activity I use to review for a test or assessment. There are 5 different stations worth of questions (with answers provided). Students need to show their work on the Answer Sheet provided to earn full credit. Each station takes

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This is an entire NYS Integrated Geometry Curriculum. All Units are broken down into separate PDF files. The Units are broken down as follows:
Unit 1: Basics of Geo
Unit 2: Logic
Unit 3: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Unit 4: Triangle Thm and

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This 80+ page document deals with the discussion of logic and the use of truth tables. Each lesson contains examples, challenges, exit tickets, and HW with answer key provided. Some of the lesson topics involve...
1.) Introduction to Logic
2.)

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This 10 page guide covers all main topics that will be on the Regents. Some of the topics include linear equations, quadratics, surface area and volume, statistics, probability and operations with polynomials to name a few. This is a great tool to

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This project is a great way to incorporate sports into the classroom. Students create a set of graphs (bar graph, circle graph, double-bar graph) and questions that their classmates can answer when completed.
This is an information sheet about

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This is everything I use for the Integrated Algebra course. Each unit comes complete with Do-it-now Questions, Guided notes, classwork, homework, and review. The units are broken down as follows and are in .pdf form.
U1: Equation solving and Basic

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This game is a mach powerpoint of the actual game that is seen on TV. This is great with classes small and large. Questions and answers can be easily edited, so this can be used with any topic and any subject.
Hope you enjoy this powerpoint!

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These 32 documents contain the entire Algebra 2 curriculum as part of the NYS Algebra 2/Trigonometry Curriculum. (Trigonometry curriculum coming in May or June of 2014) The topics discussed in these 32 pdfs are listed below.
Unit 1: Rational

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This is a 33 page document that details how to do geometry proofs with the use of the coordinate plane. Guided notes are designed to allow students to discover the necessary steps and properties needed to prove triangles, parallelograms, rhombuses,

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This lab is an investigation of the diameter and circumference of circles. The goal with this lab to have the class discover the irrational number pi.
Works great in small groups, individually, or with an entire class.

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This .zip file contains all eleven unit plans for the NYS Algebra 2/Trig Curriculum. Each file is a .doc or .docx and is completely editable. The Units in this product are listed as follows:
1) Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
2) Integers

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This game I borrowed and changed from one of my co-workers. It is very user-friendly and can be used by any subject area.
One suggestion with having students answer questions is to give whiteboards to each student or a couple per group.
Enjoy!

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A Template I have created that can be easily edited to fit into any classroom setting. Has suggestions for grading, materials, and classroom expectations.

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This menus project is great example of differentiated instruction at work. Students are allowed to make choices about what types of assignments they would like to complete. The ultimate goal is to earn 50 points to achieve a grade of 100.
This

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A lab that requires students to measure rectangular objects and calculate the lengths of their diagonals.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

3 Years at McGraw Jr./Sr. High School 3 years Corcoran High School (Syracuse City School District)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Trying to incoporate technology, vigorous test prep, and differentiated instruction.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Co-founder of Math 7/8 Test Prep Program at MCSD

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Math/ Minor in Sec. Ed. MSED I at Lemoyne College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Let's go METS!

GRADES

1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Homeschool

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Trigonometry, Math Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Statistics, Algebra 2, Basic Math