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Monday, November 25, 2013

MYP 5 - 11/25/13

Just one class this week - on Monday. We'll look at some circle terminology. Hopefully you'll complete the individual practice in class and end up without HW for the holiday. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 11/25/13                (Last Week - 11/18/13)

Mon 11/25: Full length class - Fri Schedule
7:18A: #1-4 (Circle parts)
Wed 11/27: Thanksgiving Break
Fri 11/29: Thanksgiving Break

Smartboard Notes for Polygons & Pythagorus

Other Useful things
Course Overview
MYP Math Guide

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/24/13 9:07 am        ManageBac

Pre DP - 11/25/13

Just one class this week - on Tuesday. We'll discuss HW problems and then do a little log activity. No HW for the break. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Pre DP: Week of 11/25/13                (Last Week - 11/18/13)

Mon 11/25: No Class - Fri Schedule
Tue 11/26:
Discuss HW and do an activity - No HW
Thu 11/28: Thanksgiving Break

Logarithms Unit Plan
Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       IB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       IB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       IB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/24/13 9:08 am        ManageBac

Studies - 11/25/13

Just one class this week, due to the special schedule. We'll mostly work in class on ideas around mean, median and mode. Hopefully you'll finish the independent work and have no HW for break. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Math Studies: Week of 11/25/13                (Last Week - 11/18/13)

Mon 11/25: No Class - Fri Schedule
Tue 11/26:
6E.2: #2,3 (Compare centers)
6E.3: #2-4 all (Grouped data)
6E.4: #2,3,5,6 (Mid-intervals)
Thu 11/28: Thanksgiving Break

Statistics Unit Plan

Statistics Smartboard Notes
Sequences and Series Smartboard Notes
QB: Statistics Practice        MarkScheme

IB Sequence/Series Practice Problems      MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/24/13 9:08 am        ManageBac

SL 1 - 11/25/13

Just the one class on Monday this week, due to a special schedule. We'll have time to review a bit, then take the quiz on transformations. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 1: Week of 11/25/13                (Last Week - 11/18/13)

Mon 11/25: Full length class - Fri Schedule
Unit Quiz on Transformations
Wed 11/27: Thanksgiving Break
Fri 11/29: Thanksgiving Break

Right click and "Save Link As" to download my Geogebra Transformations file

Sequence & Series Unit Plan

Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       QB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       QB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       QB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/24/13 9:08 am        ManageBac

SL 2 - 11/25/13

Only one class meeting this week, Monday is full time due to change in schedule. We'll just go over problems, review questions, and try a few for practice. Nothing new, no HW for the break. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 2: Week of 11/25/13                (Last Week - 11/18/13)

Mon 11/25: Full length class - Fri Schedule
Discuss problems from 18D. No HW
Wed 11/27: Thanksgiving Break
Fri 11/29: Thanksgiving Break

Derivatives Unit Plan Updated 11/10/13!
Calculus Smartboard Notes
QB Calculus Problems        MarkScheme

Expanded Exploration Resources

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/24/13 9:08 am        ManageBac

Sunday, November 24, 2013

SL2A - 11/25/13

Week of 11/25/13                (Last Update - 11/18/13)

Hi Folks,
Short week. You'll meet Monday for a full block (Fri schedule). I should have time to come in to talk about questions. Don't forget to turn in your exploration before you head off for break. We'll do a derivatives quiz shortly after you get back.
Mr. Alei

Derivatives Unit Plan

SL 2 Pages with relevant assignments
Week 1: 16AB,17AB
Week 2: 17CD
Week 3: 17EFGH
Week 4: 18ABCD

Derivatives Unit Plan

Exploration Resources are now consolidated on this page. Also see sidebar.

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous week posts. Click on links to download resources.
Updated 11/24/13 9:08 am        ManageBac

Monday, November 18, 2013

MYP 5 - 11/18/13

Nice work on the constructions test folks. I'll return them and we move on into Unit 5 - Polygons & Pythagorus. But don't put those compasses away yet - you'll use them on Tuesday. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 11/18/13                (Last Week - 11/11/13)

Mon 11/18:
8:7B: #1def,2ghi,3,4def,5 (Exterior angles & triangles)
8:7C: #2-5 (Isosceles Triangles)
Wed 11/20:
Investigation – Points of Concurrency (Due Fri, 11/22)
Fri 11/22:
7:14D: #1-5 (Polygon names)
8:7D.1: #1,2cfi,3,4,6,7 (Polygon properties)
8:7D.2: #1,2 (Sentry theorem)

Smartboard Notes for Polygons & Pythagorus

Other Useful things
Course Overview
MYP Math Guide

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/17/13 3:38 pm        ManageBac

Pre DP - 11/18/13

Some more work with logarithms, naturally, as we solidify our understanding of their properties in various contexts (including equations). See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Pre DP: Week of 11/18/13                (Last Week - 11/11/13)

Mon 11/18:
4D.1: #1-4all,5-6lastrow (Natural logarithms)
Tue 11/19:
4D.2: #1-4lastcol,5efgh (Laws of natural logs (not new, more practice))
QB: #4,5,6a,7ab,13 (QB Log Properties)
Thu 11/21:
4E: #1-2lastcol,3,5-6deh,7bc (Natural log equations)

Logarithms Unit Plan
Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       IB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       IB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       IB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/17/13 3:52 pm        ManageBac

Studies - 11/18/13

I'll return your exams, then we'll continue our look at data this week, different types, different tools, different presentations. All to help get a grasp on it. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Math Studies: Week of 11/18/13                (Last Week - 11/11/13)

Mon 11/18:
6B: #1,3,4 (Simple Discrete)
Tue 11/19:
6C: #1-3 (Grouped discrete)
Thu 11/21:
6D: #1,3a,4,5 (Continuous)
6E.1: #2-16 even (Mean, median,mode) (Note change 11/20/13)

Statistics Unit Plan

Statistics Smartboard Notes
Sequences and Series Smartboard Notes
QB: Statistics Practice        MarkScheme

IB Sequence/Series Practice Problems      MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/20/13 9:23 pm        ManageBac

SL 1 - 11/18/13

One more week on transformations - Quiz on Monday next week. Get it clear. While you are exploring using Geogebra or other technology, be prepared to do these things in class. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 1: Week of 11/18/13                (Last Week - 11/11/13)

Mon 11/18:
5D: #1-7 (Stretches)
Wed 11/20:
5E: #1-3,5,7,8 (Reflections)
Fri 11/22:
5F: #1-8 (Misc Transforms)
QB: #1-7 (QB Tansformations)

Coming up...Mon 11/25: Quiz on Transformations!
Right click and "Save Link As" to download my Geogebra Transformations file

Sequence & Series Unit Plan

Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       QB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       QB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       QB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/17/13 4:03 pm        ManageBac

SL 2 - 11/18/13

OK. Basics are complete. Now we begin the really interesting part of seeing how we can use derivatives to understand functions and, ultimately, things that happen in the real world (like motion, maximizing profits, minimizing harm, etc.) See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 2: Week of 11/18/13                (Last Week - 11/11/13)

Mon 11/18:
18A: #1-4 (Time and motion)
18B: #1-7 odd (Other rates of change)
(No Flipping videos for this)
Wed 11/20:
18C.1: #1&3 (Motion on a line)
18C.2: #1,3,5 (More motion on a line)
QB: 4*,8,10*,14,19 (Some review)
Flipping videos
MathDoctorBob
Fri 11/22:
18D.1: #1ef,2jln,4,5 (Curve properties)
QB 44c (Interpret 2nd Derivative)
QB 44c (Interpret 2nd Derivative)
18D.2: #1,2efh,5,6 (Stationary points)
Flipping videos
patrickJMT (increasing, decreasing etc.)
patrickJMT (f’ to find max, mins)
awesomeatmaths (Stationary points)

Derivatives Unit Plan Updated 11/10/13!
Calculus Smartboard Notes
QB Calculus Problems        MarkScheme

Expanded Exploration Resources

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/17/13 4:09 pm        ManageBac

Sunday, November 17, 2013

SL2A - 11/18/13

Week of 11/18/13                (Last Update - 11/11/13)

Hi Folks,
Moving on with calculus this week. Assignments, notes, videos, and resources are on the SL2 web pages from a couple weeks back. Links to those resources are given below. I've created what I think is a reasonable timeline that you can download here and a link is below. Don't forget that your exploration is still out there - Draft due before Thanksgiving.
Mr. Alei

Derivatives Unit Plan

SL 2 Pages with relevant assignments
Week 1: 16AB,17AB
Week 2: 17CD
Week 3: 17EFGH

Exploration Resources are now consolidated on this page. Also see sidebar.

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous week posts. Click on links to download resources.
Updated 11/17/13 4:29 pm        ManageBac

Monday, November 11, 2013

MYP 5 - 11/11/13

Construction projects are due Monday when we'll go over some of the ideas that you may have uncovered. On Wed we'll review, then have a test on this unit on Friday. The test will cover constructions and the ideas that we discuss on Monday from MYP 7, Chapter 2 (Angels & Lines). See you in class.
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 11/11/13                (Last Week - 11/4/13)

Mon 11/11:
7:2F: #1cfi,2cef,4,5def (Angles & Lines)
Wed 11/13:
7:2 Review 2A: #1-12 (Angles & Lines)
Review the fundamental constructions.
Fri 11/15: Unit 3 Test: Constructions, Angles & Lines

Construction Project
Smartboard Notes for Angles & Lines
Math Open Ref website: Resources for constructions

Other Useful things
Course Overview
MYP Math Guide

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/10/13 7:07 pm        ManageBac

Pre DP - 11/11/13

All right folks, on to more work with logarithms. We'll continue to review exponentials as we go too. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Pre DP: Week of 11/11/13                (Last Week - 11/4/13)

Mon 11/11:
4B: #1-3last col,4,5,6 last col (Base a logs)
Tue 11/12:
4C.1: #1col3,2cfi,3def,4-7last row (Laws of logs)
Thu 11/14:
4C.2: #1-2lastcol,3,4lastcol (Log equations)

Logarithms Unit Plan
Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       IB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       IB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       IB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/10/13 7:28 pm        ManageBac

Studies - 11/11/13

One more idea, not really new, on Monday, then some review and the unit test on Thursday. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Math Studies: Week of 11/11/13                (Last Week - 11/4/13)

Mon 11/11:
5G: #1-5 (Depreciation)
QB Comp: #2,3,5,6 (Compound Interest)
Tue 11/12: Select from among the following problem sets as needed:
QB Arith: #6-11 (Arith Seq & Series)
QB Geom: #8,11-15 (Geom Seq & Series)
QB Comp: #11,13,17 (Compound Interest)
Review 5C: #1-13 all (Review)
Thu 11/14: Sequences & Series Test
6A: #1-2 (Types of Data)

Algebra & Numbers Unit Plan
Sequences and Series Smartboard Notes
QB: Arithmetic Sequences & Series
QB: Geometric Sequences & Series
QB: Compound Interest

IB Sequence/Series Practice Problems      MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/10/13 7:39 pm        ManageBac

SL 1 - 11/11/13

We'll finish up logarithms this week with Growth and decay, then a little quiz on Wednesday. Then a short unit on transformations, finishing up just before the Thanksgiving break. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 1: Week of 11/11/13                (Last Week - 11/4/13)

Mon 11/11:
4H: #2-14 even (Solve growth & decay using logs)
QB: #8,9,10,11,16 (QB Growth & Decay)
Wed 11/13: Exponent & Logarithm Quiz (45 min)
5A: #1,3,4,5 (Graphing Functions)
5B: #2,3,4,5 (Composition)
Fri 11/15: Meet in Blue Lab
5C: #1-5all(no calc),7 (Translations using Geogebra)

Sequence & Series Unit Plan

Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       QB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       QB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       QB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/12/13 9:56 pm        ManageBac

SL 2 - 11/11/13

Another big week of derivatives this week. We'll discuss differentiating products and quotients of functions and using derivatives to find equations of lines that are tangent and normal to curves. Bread and butter stuff. Stay on top of it, watch the videos for reinforcement. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 2: Week of 11/11/13                (Last Week - 11/4/13)

Mon 11/11:
17E: #1-3 (Product Rule)
Flipping videos
Kahn Academy
DrPrice765 (Product & Quotient Rules)
integralCalc (Product & Chain)
integralCalc (Product of 3 functions)
Wed 11/13:
17F: #1def,2bcd,3,4 (Quotient Rule)
Flipping videos
patrickJMT (2nd example uses tanx)
patrickJMT(Quotient & Chain #1)
patrickJMT(Quotient & Chain #2 – w/factoring)
DrPrice765 (Product & Quotient Rules)

17G: #1bdf,2bd,3,4 (Tangent and Normal lines)
Flipping videos
patrickJMT (Tangent)
jyates79
integralCalc (Uses ex)
Fri 11/15:
17G: #5bd,6bd,7,8a,9a,10 (Tangent and Normal lines)
17H: #1bdf,2cf,3,4 (Second derivatives)
QB: 2*(a-c),6,13,16*(a-c),18*
Flipping videos
Cinema 119
ItsMyAcademy (Basics)

Derivatives Unit Plan Updated 11/10/13!
Calculus Smartboard Notes
QB Calculus Problems        MarkScheme

Expanded Exploration Resources

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/10/13 8:19 pm        ManageBac

Sunday, November 10, 2013

SL2A - 11/11/13

Week of 11/11/13                (Last Update - 11/4/13)

Hi Folks,
So on to calculus this week. Assignments, notes, videos, and resources are on the SL2 web pages from a couple weeks back. In the ideal world, I'd like you to move a little faster than that, but not if it generates too much stress or impacts understanding. You be the judges. (And don't forget that your exploration is still out there - Draft due before Thanksgiving). The unit plan is here and a link is below. The SL 2 pages with assignments are given below - I'll keep updating them. And this Wed I'll be with you for the first 45 min of class while the others are taking a quiz.
Mr. Alei

Derivatives Unit Plan
SL 2 Pages with relevant assignments
Week 1
Week 2

Exploration Resources are now consolidated on this page. Also see sidebar.

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous week posts. Click on links to download resources.
Updated 11/10/13 9:36 pm        ManageBac

Monday, November 4, 2013

MYP 5 - 11/4/13

We will complete the construction project this week. Be sure to leave time for your reflections and tidying things up. All projects must be turned in by noon on Thursday - including for people who know they will be out on Wed or Thu. Use your time well and think about when it's time to check out the demonstrations on the internet. Note that we will have class on Thursday this week due to the PT conference special schedule. We will have a lesson on Monday when you return next week, then a test on constructions. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 11/4/13                (Last Week - 10/28/13)

Mon 11/4: Construction Project: Due Thu, 11/7
Wed 11/6: Construction Project
Thu 11/7: Construction Project: Revised! Due Monday, 11/11 at start of class.

Useful things
Course Overview
MYP Math Guide

Construction Project
Math Open Ref website: Resources for constructions

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/4/13 12:43 pm        ManageBac

Pre DP - 11/4/13

We'll have a quiz on Monday before moving on to logarithms. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Pre DP: Week of 11/4/13                (Last Week - 10/28/13)

Mon 11/4: Quiz on Exponents - No HW
Tue 11/5:
4A: #1e-l,2-5,6g-l (Base 10 logs)
Thu 11/7: No School - Parent Teacher Conferences

Quadratic, Functions & Exponents Unit Plan Updated 10/1/13!
Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       IB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       IB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       IB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/2/13 6:08 pm        ManageBac

Studies - 11/4/13

We'll look at compound interest this week - interesting for several reasons! See you in class.
Mr. Alei

Math Studies: Week of 11/4/13                (Last Week - 10/28/13)

Mon 11/4:
5F.1: #1-6 (Compound interest)
QB Geom: #9,10
Tue 11/5:
5F.2: #1-13 odd (More compound interest)
Thu 11/7: No school - Parent Teacher Conferences

Algebra & Numbers Unit Plan
Sequences and Series Smartboard Notes
QB: Arithmetic Sequences & Series
QB: Geometric Sequences & Series
QB: Compound Interest

IB Sequence/Series Practice Problems      MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/2/13 6:14 pm        ManageBac

SL 1 - 11/4/13

More with logarithms this week, natural ones naturally. More work with log equations, the change of base rule, and graphing logs (flipping exponents!) Note that we have class on Thursday due to the special schedule for Parent Teacher conferences. See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 1: Week of 11/4/13                (Last Week - 10/28/13)

Mon 11/4:
4D.1: #1-4all,5-6lastrow (Natural logarithms)
4D.2: #1-4lastcol,5efgh (Laws of natural logs (not new, more practice))
QB: #4,5,6a,7ab,13 (QB Log Properties)
Wed 11/6:
4E: #1-2lastcol,3,5-6deh,7bc (Natural log equations)
4F: #1-3abc,4 (Change of base formula)
Thu 11/7:
4G: #1-2ad,3,4,6 (Graphs of logarithms)
QB: #3,7c (QB Change of Base)

Logarithm Smartboard Notes
Exponent Smartboard Notes       QB Exponent & Log problems       MarkScheme
Functions Smartboard Notes       QB Function problems       MarkScheme
Quadratic Smartboard Notes       QB Quadratic problems       MarkScheme

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/2/13 6:22 pm        ManageBac

SL 2 - 11/4/13

Moving on with power functions and the famous "chain rule" this week. Just two days of class because of PT conferences, but they're big ideas. Stay really tight this week - this stuff is your foundation. Notice the new feature below - videos that explain the concepts! I try to list them in order of quality and relevance to the specific topic we covered. Give me feedback and see if you find others! See you in class.
Mr. Alei

SL 2: Week of 11/4/13                (Last Week - 10/28/13)

Mon 11/4:
17C: #1aeim,2all,4ace,6dh,7 (Differentiating power rule)
Flipping videos
Kahn Academy
Kahn Academy (Proof of xn)
Wed 11/6:
17D.1: #1,2 (Chain Rule (composite functions))
17D.2: #1ad,2adg,3ace,4 (Chain Rule)
QB: 24a,33a,40*a-c,44a-b,46a(power)
Flipping videos
Exam Solutions
DrPrice765
Kahn Academy (Example)
Fri 11/8: No School - Parent Teacher Conferences

Calculus Smartboard Notes
QB Calculus Problems        MarkScheme

Expanded Exploration Resources

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 11/2/13 6:29 pm        ManageBac

Sunday, November 3, 2013

SL2A - 11/4/13

Week of 11/4/13                (Last Update - 10/28/13)

Hi Folks,
Try to finish up your exploration draft this week - you still have time, but the more you can do this week the better shape you're in. Remember, I want to review them all either before or during Thanksgiving break. Stop in with questions, concerns, or to get guidance. Use all the resources listed on the page linked to here.
Mr. Alei

Exploration Resources are now consolidated on this page. Also see sidebar.

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous week posts. Click on links to download resources.
Updated 11/2/13 6:32 pm        ManageBac
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