End of Course Exams
"Proven and Effective Methods for Passing the End-of-Course Exam"
presented by Duane Bollenbacher
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – June 24-26, 2014 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – Aug 5-7, 2014 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This 3-day course consists of tried-and-true philosophies, classroom procedures, incremental approaches to teaching a new topic, questioning techniques, assignments, REVIEW and RETAIN materials, preparing for each quiz and each test, and helping students gain confidence and security in taking a test and the final exams.
This course, along with one other course, may be used by an INTERVENTION SPECIALIST to become a HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEACHER (HQT) in mathematics CONTENT.
(Some possibilities) See description above
- Properties, Sets, and Subsets of REAL NUMBERS
- Relations, Functions, Domain, Range; Special Quadratics
- Factoring; Completing the Square; Quadratic Formula
- Many approaches to GRAPHING (FUNCTIONS and others)
- Special Connection and Interaction of GRAPH, FUNCTION, TABLE
- Logarithms; Complex Numbers; Conic Sections; Trigonometry
- Importance of TERMINOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, and THEOREMS in PROOFS
- Polygons, Similarity, Special Right Triangles, Pythagorean Theorem
- Circles; Solid Figures
- Perimeter, Area, Volume
- Prove that √2 is irrational; MUCH, MUCH MORE
Bring a TI-83 or -84, or tell Duane in advance if you need to borrow one
Attendance at all sessions
Participation in all activities
Sharing teaching ideas that have worked for you
A line in the front wall of the classroom is A-S-N parallel to a line in the ceiling
of the classroom.
A line in the front wall of the classroom is A-S-N perpendicular to a line in the ceiling of the classroom.
A line in the front wall of the classroom is A-S-N perpendicular to a line in the back wall of the classroom.
A line in the front wall of the classroom is A-S-N skew to a line in the ceiling of the classroom.
Suppose the symbol p(n) means the sum of all the prime numbers that are factors of n; e.g., p(18) = 2 + 3 = 5; p(7) = 7
Find: p(8); p(9); p(10); p(24); p(28); p(70); p(154); p(1001)
FACTOR COMPLETELY: x5 – y5 ; x5 + y5 ; x6 – y6; x6+ y6