Sunday, January 29, 2017

Week of 01.30.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Possible quiz on  Thursday or Friday

Monday
It is time to look at a real world problem with score and the number of touchdowns and field goals. Also, we look at other real world problem related to algebraic expressions
HW: None
Help: ( none today)

Tuesday
Algebraic expressions today, focus is writing the algebraic expression for the verbal expression.
HW; None
Help:http://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/translating-phrases.php

Wednesday
Algebraic expressions day two, focus is the verbal expression for the algebraic expression.
HW: none
Help:https://cdn.kutasoftware.com/Worksheets/Alg1/Variable%20and%20Verbal%20Expressions.pdf

Thursday
We look at algebraic expressions again today, with a combination of algebraic and verbal expressions.
HW: Study for quiz tomorrow
Help:http://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceLesson/Preview/55214 ( look near the end of the page for examples)

Friday
Quiz day, be ready to shine!
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 1.30.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Possible test on Friday

Monday
Today, we run some enrichment on quadratics including the garden problem, you can work on the Quadratic formula puzzle and notes on imaginary numbers today.
HW: None
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/imaginary-numbers.html

Tuesday
Today, we look at dividing imaginary numbers. You will use the conjugate in class today.
HW; None
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/introduction-to-complex-numbers-algebra-2/the-imaginary-numbers-algebra-2/v/introduction-to-i-and-imaginary-numbers

Wednesday
We look imaginary numbers combo today and a look at the graphs of quadratics and the number of x intercepts.
HW; None
Help:https://betterexplained.com/articles/a-visual-intuitive-guide-to-imaginary-numbers/


Thursday
It is review day for imaginary numbers
HW: Study for unit test
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/complex.htm

Friday
Test day, get ready to shine!

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 21, 2017

week of 01.23.2017-.1.27.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Thursday  morning only due to course extension and a morning obligation onWednesday

Assessments: Test on Thursday or Friday

Monday
Today, it is solve by factoring and Quadratic Formula
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None


Tuesday
Take two for Quadratic Formula and solve by square root
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratics-square-root/a/solving-quadratic-equations-by-taking-square-roots
HW; None


Wednesday
Summary of all methods and review for test
Help: http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/solving-quadratics-using-the-quadratic-formula/v/using-the-quadratic-formula
HW: Study for test


Thursday
First half is review for the test and second half is part one of the test
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/quadratic-equation.html
HW; None


Friday
Test part two and enrichment with a quadratic word problem
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

week of 01.23.2017-01.27.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Only Wednesday morning this week due to course extension

Assessment: Test on Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at causation and correlation and a follow up to bias and unbias.
Help:http://www.thepsychfiles.com/2009/11/episode-109-correlation-and-causation/ ( tough to find good sites on this topic)
HW: None

Tuesday
It is time to look at the different types of graphs ( skewness, bimodal, unimodal, uniform) and experiment vs. observation
Help:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skewness
HW; None

Wednesday
Review day of stats, be ready to review all the concepts.
Help:http://study.com/academy/lesson/bias-in-statistics-definition-examples.html ( look at the article below, video will only run a minute or so unless you subscribe)
HW: Study for test

Thursday
Test day, be ready!
Help; ( look at any of the posted sites listed the past few weeks)
HW; None

Friday
We run an extension activity on stats today, I am still finalizing the details on this activity
Help:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistics
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 14, 2017

week of 01.17.2017-01.20.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Wednesday morning only due to Course Extension the next two weeks.

Assessments: Quiz on Wednesday

Monday
Holiday, enjoy!

Tuesday
We look at the sample types, case, variables today and review for a quiz
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYd4dXWJQwc
HW; Quiz tomorrow

Wednesday
A day for you to shine, quiz day! I will review the class for the quiz and then quiz. Also, we look at creating sample types from a general population.
Help:http://www.statisticshowto.com/probability-and-statistics/sampling-in-statistics/
HW; None

Thursday
We look at biased and unbiased data types and how to make a biased sample unbiased.
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUtgArtH-f0
HW; None

Friday
We look at population vs a sample and correlation and causation.
Help:http://stattrek.com/sampling/populations-and-samples.aspx
HW: None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 01.17.2017 -1.20.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning only, no afternoons due to Course Extension

Assessments: Quiz on Wednesday

Monday
Holiday, enjoy !

Tuesday
We are factoring by GCF today and a combination of the GCF and trinomials.
Help:http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/gcf/
HW: Study for quiz tomorrow

Wednesday
It is a day to shine, quiz day! Also, notes on difference of squares.
Help:
HW: Nhttps://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-polynomials/alg-factoring-polynomials-3-special-product-forms/v/factoring-difference-of-squaresone

Thursday
We will look at a factoring frenzy to distinguish factoring, the goal is for you to be able to factor any polynomial given. If time allows, we will solve by factoring.
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/Factoring.aspx ( there is a lot of information, just do your best to look at the examples)
HW; None

Friday
We are solving quadratics today using square roots and an intro to the Quadratic Formula.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-quadratics/alg-solving-quadratic-equations-by-factoring/v/example-1-solving-a-quadratic-equation-by-factoring
HW; None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Sunday, January 8, 2017

week of 01.09.2017-01.13.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz late in the week and Pretest on Thursday. Unit test is likely Tuesday or Wednesday next week.

Monday
Today, we look at factoring trinomials ( a=1 and a not equal to one)
Help:http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm
HW; none

Tuesday
Today, we look at factoring difference of squares and GCF
Help:http://www.mesacc.edu/~scotz47781/mat120/notes/factoring/diff_of_squares/diff_of_squares.html
HW: None

Wednesday
Today, we start with factoring distinction and how to solve quadratics using factoring.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-quadratics/alg-solving-quadratic-equations-by-factoring/v/example-1-solving-a-quadratic-equation-by-factoring
HW: None

Thursday
Almost Friday! It is solving quadratics today using square roots and GCF. You have a pretest today, do not study for the test.
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratics-square-root/a/solving-quadratic-equations-by-taking-square-roots
HW: None

Friday
Today, we solve using the Quadratic Formula.
Help: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None

Enjoy the 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell

College Readiness 1.9.2017-1.13.2017

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Thursday  afternoon
Assessments: Pretest on Thursday, you do not study for this item.  A quiz is likely late in the week.  Unit test is Tuesday or Wednesday of the following week.

Monday
Today, we look at quantitative data and Categorical Data. Also, we look at sample types.
Help:http://support.minitab.com/en-us/minitab/17/topic-library/basic-statistics-and-graphs/introductory-concepts/data-concepts/cat-quan-variable/
HW: None

Tuesday
Today, we look at sample types again and Explanatory and Response distinction
Help:http://www.usablestats.com/lessons/datatypes
HW: None

Wednesday
Moving along in the week, a discussion of biased and unbiased sampling and correlation and causation
Help: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Correlation_does_not_imply_causation
http://study.com/academy/lesson/correlation-vs-causation-differences-lesson-quiz.html
HW: None

Thursday
Pretest today, do not study.   we look at mean, median, mode, range and skewness of graphs
Help:http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/a3121120.nsf/home/statistical+language+-+correlation+and+causation
HW: None

Friday
 Yes, it is Friday! We will review today and test is on Tuesday.
HW: None

Enjoy the 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Spring Semester 2016-2017 College Readiness Mathematics

This blog is posted weekly by midnight on Sunday.  Each post includes  any tutoring updates  for the week, upcoming assessments, plan for the week and websites to help with the topic each day.

Hello all College Readiness Mathematics students:
 I look forward to a  wonderful  semester with you! All  students can have success in my class, a  list of key items:
1 ) Great attendance
2) Listen to all instruction and ask questions as needed
3) Do all assigned work
4) Study outside the classroom ( if needed)
5) Positive Attitude
6) Stay on task ( no phones)
7) Synergy Awareness- let me know of any issues via the grade discussion  protocol

Let's have a great semester!

Ms. Harrell ( Tour Guide)

Spring Semester 2016-2017 Welcome to Algebra 2

This blog is posted weekly by midnight on Sunday.  Each post includes  any tutoring updates  for the week, upcoming assessments, plan for the week and websites to help with the topic each day.

Hello all Algebra 2  students:
 I look forward to a  wonderful  semester with you! All  students can have success in my class, a  list of key items:
1 ) Great attendance
2) Listen to all instruction and ask questions as needed
3) Do all assigned work
4) Study outside the classroom ( if needed)
5) Positive Attitude
6) Stay on task ( no phones)
7) Synergy Awareness- let me know of any issues via the grade discussion  protocol

Let's have a great semester!

Ms. Harrell ( Tour Guide)