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Harness the excitement of NCAA March Madness with this huge project for secondary math teachers that follows all stages of the tournament! This Common Core aligned bundle comes with bonus parts not sold individually in my store so you can create a

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All aspects of graphing Sine, Cosine, Secant, Cosecant, Tangent and Cotangent are covered in this stations review! Students find period, amplitude, phase shift, vertical displacement, graph and write equations. There are 9 stations separated into

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An all around constructions project with a "magical" ending! Students receive an instruction sheet, rubric and 5 identical triangles (you will need to copy 5 pages of the triangle, one-sided). There are 5 parts to this project - each part gets

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Students are the creators of a new wild roller coaster made out of trig functions! In this project, students have to incorporate a variety of trig and inverse trig functions into a seamless ride. This project provides practice with graphing trig

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A task to take your students through discovery of what polar coordinates are and the graphs that they make. Students should be able to complete this alone or with a partner with little to no instruction - as stated, an investigation!
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Practice graphing with polar coordinates by having your students embark on a date in this love themed project! The cardiod (heart), lemniscate (bow), rose curve (flower) and more are explored! There is a calculator portion where students reveal a

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Find the errors in trig identity problems completed by famous celebrities! Accompanied by a little twist on some of their most famous quotes. This is a fun way to get students to analyze and troubleshoot those big trig identity problems and learn

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Students perform a series of transformations to form a sailboat scene! Instructions are given for students to perform rotations, reflections, translations and dilations singularly and in composition. A solution and scoring rubric are provided.

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Compare the teams and fairness of bracketology in the NCAA basketball tournament! Students use a current year bracket and win-loss record of the teams to find and analyze percentages. Answers change each year, but this is what makes things fun to

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Fill out a bracket, watch the tournament unfold and then mathematically analyze how you did! This activity is flexible enough to be used for a variety of levels. I have used all 6 pages for an AP Statistics class, and have used pages 1 through 5

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5 Colorful Stations included in this Vector activity! Hang them up around the room and let students work at their own pace, placing their solutions on the included answer document. At the end, have groups of students responsible for presenting

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A good excuse to talk tournament!! This activity asks probability and conditional probability ("and"/"or") questions with a March Madness theme! It assumes that all teams are put into a hat - so they have even probabilities. You may want to

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One of the most interesting looks at predicting winners of the tournament! I have compiled data from 1985 (when the tournament went to 64 teams) through 2015 of the wins and losses by seed in the tournament. Students will use this data along with

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Take a look at the "one and done" elimination element of the NCAA tournament! Students analyze probability, and write equations to describe the relationship of teams left in the tournament.
This activity can be used independently during the

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Join in the fun of the NCAA tournament at the Sweet 16 round! In this activity students analyze win percentages of the remaining 16 teams as well as research and compute their average offense and defense. This activity also asks students to

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Parabolas, Circles, Ellipses and Hyperbolas - 9 conic systems practice worksheet with answer key!
For the days when Precalculus or Algebra 2 students just need to do more practice with this concept. I would use this worksheet and take kids outside

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

High school math - Geometry, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus, AP Statistics

MY TEACHING STYLE

Always striving to engage kids through creative applications.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Mathematics from Michigan State University M.A. Education and Teaching with Technology from Michigan State University Go Green!

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GRADES

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

SUBJECTS

Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Calculus, Geometry, Graphing, PreCalculus, Statistics, Algebra 2, Decimals