The Mathsmith

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The Mathsmith
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Math is like gym for your brain, it's not always immediately applicable because it keeps your mind sharp and healthy.
 
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the mathsmith Students are graded on Timeliness, Completion, Accuracy, & Labeling. Not all categories have equal weights. This saved me when I was struggling to grade homework on time it really lifted a weight off of my shoulders. I have weekly
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Algebra 2
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Homework, Rubrics
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By The Mathsmith
I love this test because a calculator would be completely useless! 3 versions of a 3 page test from Pre-Calculus (prevent cheating, give retakes) Students are asked to find the EXACT value of sin/cos/tan of angles using different formulas. Simplify
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith 54 Probability Exercises: Withdrawal w/o Replacement, AND vs OR vs GIVEN, Contingency Tables No answer key at this price sorry. Not editable at this price but for $1 more you'll get both of these features. Students explore problems
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Statistics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$0.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith Entire test is Short Answer / Free Response 4 versions (prevents cheating and different versions can be used as retakes) Each test is 2 pages and of equal difficulty. Sequences on 1st page, Series on 2nd page There is some overlap in
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith This is an 11 question Scavenger Hunt. Each answer is a room number in the building where students would go and then find the next clue hidden (barely) somewhere within 6ft of the door in an envelope that I labeled S^2. All of the
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.65
1 rating
3.5
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The Mathsmith The document contains a link to an EDITABLE Prezi I've used to play a Jeopardy Review game for Algebra 2 on the topic of Trigonometry. The document also contains the questions and answers for each clue. This works well with 2-3 teams
Subjects:
Math, Trigonometry, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Prezis
$0.99
1 rating
3.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith Notes Sinusoidal Transformations This is probably the best thing I've created, my students love it and it really helps organize all of the information!! I have a personal preference for the chart however a few students liked the web
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Study Guides, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$1.55
1 rating
4.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith Right Triangle Trigonometry Unit Circle Sinusoidal Transformations
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$2.00
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The Mathsmith Instead of telling/lecturing/giving students the rule of log(x) + log(y) = log(xy) This activity guides students through the discovery of this important rule on their own, all they need is a calculator (or slide rule). Difference
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
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Students are asked to: -convert quadratic equations from standard form to vertex form (completing the square) -solve by factoring -solve using inverse operations -solve with quadratic formula
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
HSF-LE.A.1
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4.0
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith Some problems include pop culture references Most answers are "pretty". If you like this check out and BUY the test that goes with it!!
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Algebra 2
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Fun Stuff
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The Mathsmith Each problem is connected to at least one of the previous problems and ultimately tell the story of a love affair between the characters of "Romeo & Juliet" vs "Rapunzel". Most of the answers are "pretty" (clean whole numbers,
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, PreCalculus
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$1.55
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By The Mathsmith
The Mathsmith
Subjects:
Math, PreCalculus, Trigonometry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

4th Year Teacher 10th Year Math Tutor

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like games, jokes, and answering questions with questions.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in Mathematics from Kalamazoo College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Born in Newark,NJ raised in Greensboro NC

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