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In these high-interest, engaging problems, students analyze functions represented in different ways (tables, equations, and graphs). They compare the rates of change, initial values, and connect each back to the context of the problem. At the end
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
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Bolster your Math class with excitement and fun as students work together on this collection of 4 cooperative learning activities. Each activity is aimed straight at the common core standard 8.NS.A.1. Begin with an activity to intro the standard,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Numbers
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
CCSS:
8.NS.A.1
$3.50
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The purpose of these problems is to help students go deeper than simply finding the rates of change (slope) of graphs but to also apply them to contextual situations. The sci-fi context provided in each problem will keep students engaged as they
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.B.5, 8.F.A.2
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Included are 3 highly engaging cooperative learning activities designed to give students structure as they process through the common core standard 8.NS.A.2 with one another. These activities will keep class fast-paced and engaging for students and
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Numbers
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
CCSS:
8.NS.A.2
$2.50
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Get your students exploring the concepts of slope and unit rate in these 4 high-interest story problems! Use each of these activities one at a time--or differentiate by student interest: For the superhero lovers…………..SUPER SPEED For the
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Word Problems
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.B.5, 8.F.B.4
$4.00
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Engage your students with three different levels of cooperative learning activities addressing common core standard 8.EE.2. With the expectation to go deeper into the standards, this set gives you the opportunity to scaffold students toward full
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Fractions
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
CCSS:
8.EE.A.2
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This is a set of cooperative learning activities to engage students in finding the distance between coordinate points using the Pythagorean Theorem. There are three different levels of activities to scaffold students toward mastery. Included in
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.G.B.8
$2.50
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Get 4 cooperative learning activities aimed to take your students from an introduction to mastery of analyzing rates of change and initial values of different types of functions (common core standard 8.F.4). These activities will have students
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.F.B.4
$4.50
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Get 4 cooperative learning activities aimed to take your students from intro to mastery of simplifying exponent expressions using rules of exponents (Common Core standard 8.EE.1). These activities will have students deeply engaged with one another,
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Numbers
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.A.1
$5.50
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Get 3 cooperative learning activities aimed to take your students from an introduction to mastery of determining whether a relationships is a function or not (common core standard 8.F.1). These activities will have students deeply engaged with one
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.F.A.1
$4.00
8 ratings
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This is a set of four cooperative learning activities to engage students in using scientific notation to solve problems. There are three different levels of activities to scaffold students toward mastery. Included in this Product: Intro the
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Word Problems
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.A.3
$4.00
5 ratings
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Get 4 cooperative learning activities aimed to take your students from an introduction to mastery of solving equations (Common Core standard 8.EE.7). These activities will have students deeply engaged with one another and differentiation techniques
Subjects:
Math, Algebra
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.C.7
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Use this set of three cooperative learning activities to get rich discussions among your students about whether functions are linear or nonlinear. Each activity gets increasingly more complex, which allows for efficient differentiation as each
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
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This cooperative learning pack includes three activities at increasing levels of rigor designed to take your students from an introduction of translations, rotations, and reflections all the way to mastery of common core standard 8.G.1! Included
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.G.A.1
$2.50
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This cooperative learning pack includes three activities at increasing levels of rigor designed to take your students from an introduction of proving congruence with translations, rotations, and reflections all the way to mastery of common core
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.G.A.2
$3.00
5 ratings
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Your students will be smiling and laughing as they practice 8th grade concepts with these fun Speed Dating activities. They won't even realize they are working on rigorous common core math standards! This is a collection of five Math Speed Dating
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7, 8.G.B.8, 7.NS.A.1, 7.NS.A.2, 8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.3
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Get your students working collaboratively as they practice graphing systems of equations. Students first fill out a table to help them solidify the connection between equations and graphs. In this rally coach activity, pairs of students share a
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.C.8a
$1.00
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Use this set of three cooperative learning activities to get rich discussions among your students about how to use systems to solve problems. Each activity gets increasingly more complex as your students move toward mastering this challenging
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Word Problems
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.C.8
$3.50
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Bring your students from an introduction of operations in scientific notation to mastery! Use this set of three cooperative learning activities to get rich discussions among your students about adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Decimals
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
8.EE.A.4
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 3rd grade for 5 years and 6-8th grades Math for 5 years. Currently, I teach 8th grade Math in an inner-city public school in Phoenix, AZ. I have also been the grade level leader for the past 3 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I design lessons that leverage middle schoolers' natural tendency to socialize by giving them structured opportunities to engage cooperatively with the material. I frequently use cooperative learning strategies to empower students to hold one another accountable for learning. I am also a strong proponent of hands on experiences, games, and the use of math manipulatives.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I taught classes of 70 students in our school's multi-purpose room and saw great student achievement!! Read about it here! I also received our district's Excellence in Education Award - 2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I earned a BS in Computer Science from Bucknell University in 2007. I joined Teach for America after graduating and earned a Masters of Education in Elementary Education from Arizona State University in 2009. I am highly qualified to teach middle school Math.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Married, 3 kids (ages 1, 3, and 4), Christian, love the outdoors

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