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Certificate of University Teaching, March 2015 To earn the Certificate of University Teaching from Duquesne University, I participated in teaching workshops, mentored new TAs, and designed and delivered lessons under formal observation. I was the first student in the Computational...

One goal of education is for all students to develop the knowledge and skills they need to become good problem solvers, informed and reasonable decision-makers, independent learners, and thoughtful, responsible citizens who are collaborators and who respect themselves and others....

This two-day introductory lesson engages students in the data analysis process and develops their statistical thinking with a data gathering activity, a pre-reading anticipatory set of questions, a reading assignment, and a post-reading lecture with guided notes. Students in my...

Mathematics is a system of knowledge that describes and explains the physical world in terms of a man-made set of symbols. Although the symbols are man-made, the simplicity and elegance of how the symbols come together are not man-made. Mathematics...

For the project outlined below, students, individually, conduct research consisting of a survey or experiment. To complete the project, students gather the appropriate data for exploratory data analysis and perform the analysis summarizing the data using the descriptive tools from...

Big Idea Each student will obtain and calculate the mean for eight different simple random samples of size 4 from a population of exam grades. The class will construct a histogram of sample means to illustrate a sampling distribution. The...

This webquest is a fun way for students to recall scientific notation and its purpose. After a lesson to help students recall how to convert numbers to and from scientific notation, students logged on to their school accounts and found...

During my student teaching, one student who was an English language learner struggled with the different types of lines and their respective equations. To help him process and remember the similarities and differences of parallel, perpendicular, and coincident lines, I...

I created this game using the Jeopardy template for Power Point® to help students review solving systems of linear equations. Divide the class into teams and play for a prize (extra credit points or homework pass). Presentation File Jeopardy PPSX...

The Posttest Write About for chapter 6 involved a word problem that engaged students in a real-life application of linear systems. Students were to solve the problem and explain how they solved it. Students were to include specific descriptions of...