Math 7 Pre-Algebra Instructor: Robert Ruyle Email: [email protected] Phone Number: 408-335-2373 Welcome! Thank You for attending back to school night. Please fill out your contact information on the provided note card Name, Email address, and best number to reach you. About Me BA in History from UC Berkeley (2004) Level 1 Education Specialist Credential from National University. 9 years Teaching Experience in a variety of alternative educational settings. I have taught most levels of math in both middle school and high school. Our Textbook California Mathematics by Holt California Standards Based Includes Diagnostic Tests and a great deal of differentiation opportunities Other materials will be used as well. Key Curriculum Kuta Software. Our Textbook Will Never go Home! I use worksheets, print-outs, or other material for assignments. Links to a digital copy of the book can be found on my website. Historically, students who Processing Styles flourish in math have processing styles aligned with their teachers. It is my job to provide a multi-sensory approach to learning new concepts to match all my students processing styles. The goal is to develop a perceptual picture that will stay with them . Teaching Style Students are successful because they know what they are doing rather than memorize steps. Incorporates research involving learning and the brain. Teach to the way adolescents process math, not the way I do. Homework Given out Three times a week. No More than 30 minutes assignments. Designed for students to regain perceptual picture. If they are becoming noticeably frustrated, STOP. Contact me if you would like more. Grades Performance Based Growth Based Student Skills Assessments Frequent Assessments, not frequent tests Formative and summative Study guides will be provided STEM and the Ipads Used for Organization Incorporating new learning styles New methods of Output As a tool, not a toy. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Website: New Site! Rjfisher.lgusd.org. Go to my page and subscribe! Phone Number: 235-2373 Feel free to contact me about any questions or concerns you may have.