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Teaching High School Mathematics

Student Projects – Volumes of Revolution

In Calculus we just finished a project on volumes or revolution using disks and washers. I used a couple days or parts of days in class. I think it was … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Volumes of Revolution

First you get an idea to spice up a lesson. Second you hem and haw about whether it will be the amount of increase in student learning/interest will be worth … Continue reading

April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

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