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Here is a short, but somewhat challenging worksheet for students calculating the surface area and volume of a toilet paper roll, a lego brick, pencils, a snow cone, and a hardware nut. The polyhedron bases are either round, hexagonal, or rectangular
Subjects:
Geometry
9th, 10th
Types:
Computation
\$2.00
2 ratings
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Students will use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points. They begin by graphing the points, connecting them, and then forming a right triangle. This is the core worksheet from a more complete Lesson Plan, which is also
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Computation
\$4.00
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This is an introduction to reducing square roots. This is includes all 36 numbers whose roots reduce from 1 to 100, plus a few additional roots making 40 problems in all. The worksheet shows several workout examples and has a list of square numbers
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Computation, Printables
\$2.00
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Here is a essay that sighting the works of several authors regarding the nature of mathematics. While it could provide a good philosophical debate the article is more motivational and designed to pique interest in mathematics. Relevant for the
Subjects:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, GATE, Cooperative Learning
\$1.50
1 rating
4.0
This worksheet includes 45 triangles that include x as either a side length or as part of an expression for a side length. Through the course of the worksheet students review simplifying roots, the properties of square roots, solving quadratics by
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Computation, Homework
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
This is an interactive worksheet that can be completed by students using tablets or I-Pads. It is interactive in the sense that when students enter an answer it gives immediate feedback whether the answer is correct or incorrect. Originally designed
Subjects:
Algebra, Applied Math, Other (Math)
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
FREE
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Here is a worksheet where students graph points and use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between them. Also included are pre-requisite skill worksheets on the Pythagorean Theorem and Reducing Roots and a follow-up worksheet on deriving
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Computation, Printables
\$8.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for about 10 years, in the California central valley and have recently moved to the Eastern Sierras in California.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Personally I am a conceptual learner and emphasise conceptual learning in my course instruction, but also balance conceptual development with mastery.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I started attending a Junior College in Stockton California where I became a perpetual student earning over 130 units while working with a primary focus on math and science. Eventually, I got the idea that I should get on with my life and moved another 50 minutes south to the nearest CSU and earned a bachelor of arts in mathematics. A year later I decided to become a teacher and after working a year as a substitute and going to school at night to complete a master's in education.