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Teaching High School Mathematics

Khan Academy in the classroom

I’ve been teaching math for just shy of 20 years. I love teaching math and always have. about 10 years ago I was assigned to teach two sections of Cognitive … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 2 Comments

NBPTS AYA Mathematics (Mostly Component 4)

I wrote this post last year and never posted it because it was mostly just for me. However, I thought that maybe someone might benefit from my thoughts so here … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

NBPTS – Visual Score Calculator

This Desmos graph is designed to help you visualize your National Board Certification in Teaching scores.

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Polar Graphing on Desmos

I wanted to demonstrate polar graphing on Desmos to my class. When you graph a polar equation in Desmos the domain is preset at 0 < Theta < 12 pi … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Mr. Orange

Today I had the opportunity to go with a fellow teacher to observe math classes at our two 6-7 middle schools and our 8-9 mid high school. We had a … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Barbie Bungee

Here is a video of one student’s Barbie Bungee success.¬†Successful Jump Are we doing math or playing with Barbies? The world will never know. I found Barbie Bungee on a … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starting with a blank slate – Least Number of Linear Equations Planning

I like creating unique activities for my math class, especially if there is a challenge or competition aspect to it. Here is my latest Activity: Least Number of Linear Equations … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · 1 Comment