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  • Cambridge Math Year 2 Ms. Teskey Room 1216
  • About Me  2nd year teaching math at GRHS  Arizona Teaching Fellow  B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University
  • Why learn math? “The top 15 highest- earning college degrees all have one thing in common -- math skills.” – National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Why learn math? Math helps us become better thinkers. How many times would you need to fold a piece of paper to get to the moon?
  • Classroom Rules 1. Work hard 2. Respect everyone 3. Be responsible 4. Act with integrity ““Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’tHard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.”work hard.”
  • Expectations  Covered this year: Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Trigonometry.  Coursework will be rigorous in order to prepare students for AIMS, Cambridge credentials, and college.  EVERYONE can learn and succeed in math! I am available for extra help before and after school to help students who need it.
  • Expectations (cont’d)  Students are responsible for keeping their math binder up to date and organized  Students will have homework most nights  Good attendance is VERY important – missing even 1 day can prevent a student from learning key skills that they will use throughout the course.
  • Materials For the Math Binder: 2-3” 3-ring binder Loose leaf paper Graph paper 5 tab dividers Other materials: Scientific calculator (TI-30X) Pencil or black pen for work Color pen for grading Highlighter
  • Questions?
  • Questions?