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  • 1. Welcome to Ms.Yildirim's Geometry Math Class
    Back to School Night
    September 30,2010
  • 2. Our Classroom Goals
    • These are the goals that we came up with as a class the first two weeks of school:
    • 3. build a strong foundation in geometry
    • 4. create an informal learning environment where each student feels comfortable answering or asking questions in front of the class.
    • 5. using technology to assist in evaluating, organizing and researching concepts of geometry (a 21st century learning skill).
  • Students are Expected to..
    • Always be prepared for class
    ¤Have pencils, notebooks, graphing calculator, and textbook during class
    • Respect classroom rules
    ¤Must be seated when bell rings
    ¤Students must respect each others answers whether it is correct or needs improvement
    • Fully participate in all technology labs/projects
    • 6. Geometer's Sketchpad
  • Integrating 21st Century Learning into our Geometry Community: Technology
    • Students will be taught how to use a very helpful computer program called Geometer's Sketchpad.
    • 7. explore characteristics of triangles
    • 8. construction of isosceles and equilateral triangles
    • 9. explore geometric construction of parabolas
    Students will also use the graphing calculator
    • we will use the calculator more so as a tool to check our work and to perform actions that can only be solved by a calculator
    • 10. we will never use the calculator as a means of carrying out simple math operations/calculations(that is what our brain is there for)
  • Technology Lab: Geometer's Sketchpad
    • There will be 101 project idea that each student can choose from
    • 11. 101 Project Ideas
    • 12. this lab allows students to think critically about geometry
    • 13. this lab is strictly based off of technology and geometry skills acquired in class
    • 14. a presentation will be expected from each student at the completion of their projects project
  • Grade Break Down
    • Participation: 10%
    • 15. Homework: 10%
    • 16. will be assigned and checked daily
    • 17. Quiz: 10%
    • 18. Projects: 20 %
    • 19. 1 project will be assigned each marking period
    • 20. additionally the Geometer's Sketchpad project presentations will begin last month of school
    • 21. Tests: 40%
  • Action Plan
    • A student's success is a group effort of the student, parent and teacher.
    • 22. So lets make your child's success a community effort.
    • 23. Every student needs the support of their teacher as well as the people they live with.
  • Contact Information
    There are many different ways to reach me via:
    ¤ telephone: school number + extension #4458
    ¤school website:  
    On my web-page you will find
    ¤ helpful math links websites
    ¤this presentation
    ¤ a daily recap of what was done in class along with the homework for the night
    I look forward to working with you and your child during the school year!!