Academic Enrichment, Algebra teacher, Math Intervention Sept 4, 2014 Dave Martys 7th year in the district Fourth year teaching Math/AE. First year just at POQ!! I received a Master’s degree in counseling. Married to Mary. Son Will Love golf/coach Curriculum Future Problem Solving International Trial of Socrates and Philosophy Survival Simulation Junior Great Books Touchtone Discussions Math Problem Solvers Major Focus of the first half of the year on analyzing problems, high order thinking skills, enriched readings, application and team work. 3rd MP- High school level readings along with creativity in individual projects. Fun!! 4th marking period- Analytical and critical thinking skills related to philosophy with a focus on the arts at the end of the year! Future Problem Solving International (FPS) In groups of Four students will: Analyze the Situation Brainstorm Challenges Identify Underlying Problem Brainstorm Solutions Evaluate Solutions Develop Action Plan for Best Solution This Years Topics PP1-Social Media- October 18th steps 1-3 PP2- Processed Foods- December 12th Steps 1-6 QP- Propaganda- January 30th States- Human Potential -April 10-11th - http://www.pafps.org/#!news-and-events/c24vq - http://www.pafps.org/ NSD at FPS Harrisburg Trial Of Socrates Research Develop Character Roles Create Costumes/Props Conduct Trial Discussion and Essays Junior Great Book Short Stories Touchstones Harrison Bergeron—Weebly Website Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt”—GoAnimate MAP MAP– Measures of Academic Progress A Tool for Teachers Created by educators for educators, MAP assessments provide detailed, actionable data about where each child is on their unique learning path. Adapting the Test to the Student MAP dynamically adapts to a student’s responses – as they take the test. Answer a question correctly and the test presents a more challenging item Miss a question, and MAP offers a simpler item In this way, the test narrows in on a student’s learning level, engaging them with content that allows them to succeed. NSD Wiki http://nsdresearch.wikispaces.com/home Travel Drive—Z-drive What will your child need for class? A binder (kept in class) Loose leaf paper A flash drive Expectations TAY PEN TO CCEPT ESPECT What’s next: GIEP meetings before thanksgiving (I hope) Opening communication Please make sure your email is in our system! E-mail blasts Check my website: http://www.neshaminy.org/Domain/687 Fundraising ideas? Field Trips….