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Topic: Geometry for Juniors
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Jennifer Griffin

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Re: Geometry for Juniors
Posted: Nov 29, 2010 5:13 PM
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We offered it last year but switched back to sophomore year this year

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On Nov 29, 2010, at 3:37 PM, "barnsky@optonline.net" <barnsky@optonline.net> wrote:

> I would not consider Geometry in 11th grade..what then happens to all of their algebra skills when they go into a pre-calc course.. I also do not think the students are ready in 10th grade for the difficulty of alg 2/ trig..the speed you have to teach it and the material...logs..exponentials..TRIG!!!
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tony George
> Date: Monday, November 29, 2010 3:27 pm
> Subject: Re: Geometry for Juniors
> To: nyshsmath@mathforum.org
>

> > No.
> >
> >
> > Tony George
> > Math Dept. Chair
> > Attica Central School
> > 585-591-0400 ext 1117
> > tgeorge@atticacsd.org

> > >>> 11/29/10 1:20 PM >>>
> > Hello!
> >
> > My question is simple..........does your school offer Algebra II
> > & Trig as a sophomore class and then Geometry as a junior year
> > course?
> >
> > We are strongly considering this change but our administrators
> > want to know if it is happening elsewhere in the state.
> >
> > Please reply off list to my email. THANKS!!!!!!!
> >
> >
> >
> > Jim Fish
> >
> > Mathematics Department
> > JFK High School
> > 305 Cayuga Creek Road
> > Cheektowaga, NY 14227
> > (716)897-7800 ext. 1144
> >
> > "Mathematics is a key that allows the mind to unlock many doors
> > to the future."
> >

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