Mathematics Faculty

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    Sally Andersen

    Sally Andersen
    Dept. Head
    7th Math & Alg. 1H

    Bryan Howard

    Bryan Howard
    7th Math

     

    Patrick Jeffries

    Patrick Jeffries
    6th Math

     

    Ellen Pearson

    Ellen Pearson
    8th Math & Geometry

     

     

    Caroline Simpkins

    Caroline Simpkins
    8th Math & Alg. 1

     

     

     

    Dea Stephens

    Dea Stephens
    6th, 7th & 8th Math


    Bev Touchton

    Bev Touchton
    7th Math

     

    Tracey Tripp

    Tracey Tripp
    6th Math

     

Department Overview

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    Middle School Mathematics Math Florida Standards (MAFS):

    Grade Six MAFS focus on:

    1.     Connecting ration and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems
    2.     Completing understanding of division of fractions and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, including negative numbers
    3.     Writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations
    4.     Developing an understanding of statistical thinking.

    Grade Seven MAFS focus on:

    1.     Developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships
    2.     Developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations
    3.     Solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric construction, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume
    4.     Drawing inferences about populations based on samples

    Grade Eight MAFS focus on:

    1.     Formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and  solving linear equations and systems of linear equations
    2.     Grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships
    3.     Analyzing two-and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

    High school credit math courses:

    Algebra 1:  Algebra 1standards focus on:

     ·        Seeing structure in expressions
    ·         Arithmetic with polynomials and rational expressions
    ·         Creating equations
    ·         Relationships with equations and inequalities

    Geometry:  Geometry Standards focus on:

     ·        Congruence
    ·         Similarity, right triangles, and trigonometry
    ·         Circles
    ·         Expressing geometric properties and equations
    ·         Geometric measurement and dimension
    ·         Modeling with geometry

     

     

     

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