||Public middle school
||99% White, 1% other, rural, mostly middle class
||Math (4 Sections of Regular Math & 1 Pre-Algebra Section)
|Student ability range
||We have full inclusion of special education students, but most of the top
students are in Pre-Algebra, so the gap is pretty wide but not as wide as
it could be.
||Regular Math: 24, Pre-Algebra: 32
||Better than most
||The Illinois State Goals and testing are starting to emphasize open-ended
problem solving and writing in the math classroom. As a result, there is a
large priority placed on those parts of the curriculum.
|Technology used in class
||Computers (web, spreadsheets, & software like Sketchpad for
demonstrations) & calculators (non-graphing)
|No. years teaching experience
||2 full years plus this one
||email, web page creation, teach web page design classes to district and
||I would like to be a technology coordinator for a school district.