Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Cognitive Tutor

·         Go to http://online.carnegielearning.com

·         Choose to log in as a student

·         Enter your School ID :  C E Ellison HS-76542

·         Click login

·         A launch page will open

·         Bookmark this page and you will no longer need the school ID to launch the software

·         Click on Launch Cognitive Tutor link to launch the Cognitive Tutor
·         User Name: firstname lastname (firstname space lastname)

The first assignment will be due October 7th.  This includes the entire unit (5 sections) that is currently loaded in the system. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Quiz Tomorrow!

There will be a short quiz tomorrow (Thursday, September 22nd) over writing equations of lines and finding midpoint and distance between two points.  Make sure you know how to:
1.  Write a line equation given 2 points
2.  Write  line equations for vertical and horizontal lines
3.  Write line equations for parallel and perpendicular lines
4.  Find the midpoint between 2 points
5.  Find the distance between 2 points

I will provide you with the formulas, you do NOT need to memorize them!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Weekly Schedule

Monday: Understanding Midpoint and Distance

Tuesday: Review of Linear Functions

Wednesday: Algebra Stations - slope, x and y intercepts, writing line equations, parallel and perpendicular lines, distance formula, and midpoint formula

Thursday: Finish stations
HW:  Complete any stations you are unable to finish during class

Friday:  Putting it all together

Monday, September 5, 2011

This week's agenda:

Tuesday:       Venn There, Done That!
                     Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Wednesday:  On One Condition
                     HW: Conditionals in Mathematics

Thursday:      Review of Unit 1
                    STUDY Unit 1

Friday:          Unit 1 Exam - Foundations of Geometry and Logic/Reasoning