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MATH ROCKS!!  Born and Raised in Miami, FL  B.B.A. in Finance from Mercer University  Masters in Educational Leadership from Barry University (2013)

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2 MATH ROCKS!!

3  Born and Raised in Miami, FL  B.B.A. in Finance from Mercer University  Masters in Educational Leadership from Barry University (2013)  Worked for an IT company for 15 years  Certified in ESE, Math 5-9, ESOL  Gifted Certification (In progress)  Pat-on-the-Back PTA Recipient (2011 & 2012)  My Daughter, Emily, is a Falcon! (8 th grade)  I enjoy traveling, sports, dancing, running and biking

4 Note: Students are required to have access to a computer and a printer either at home or a library “Going Green”  Online Textbook (Holt McDougal) ◦ Firefox browser is preferred as a web browser  Online Homework  Online Assessments: Tests and Quizzes  Additional Resources: Practice Worksheets  Differentiated Instruction in Class and Online  Online Personal Tutors with Certified Teachers  Spanish Translation “If you try to do your best then there is no failure” Mike Farrell

5  Real Numbers  Proportions and Functions  Equations  Geometry  New: Florida State Assessment (online test) Note: Calculators are used for specific lessons only Goal: Students are better prepared for college

6  Focus on Habits Critical to High School  Come to class on time and prepared with all materials  Keep a well organized, up-to-date notebook  Complete homework in a careful, diligent manner (online assignments too)  Make-up work on time if you are absent  Use online tutors and additional resources to review for quizzes and tests Do your BEST each and every day!

7  Grades  Homework 10%  Classwork 20%  Quizzes 30%  Tests 40% Total: 100%  ‘Z’: Work that may be made up otherwise, a ‘0’  ‘0’: Work that earned a ‘zero’

8 One year until HIGH SCHOOL…. Five years until COLLEGE…

9  Think on your feet  Communicate clearly  Make your own decisions  Do not give in to peer pressure  Be a problem solver  Be a team player  Learn to work with others  Organize and plan ahead Added Bonus: “Mrs. Stringer’s Life Skills”

10  Be Involved  Open Communication  Set Goals  Support: Peer Counselors Tutor

11  Falcon Cove  Teacher Website Access from Falcon Cove website  Holt McDougal my.hrw.com (online textbook)  Pinnacle (PIV)  Virtual Counselor

12 The best way to predict your future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln


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