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Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Math Teacher

Fayetteville Manlius Schools

8th grade mathematics teacher

Education

May 2009Present

Master's of Education

SUNY Albany
Dec 2007May 2009

Master's of Education

Le Moyne College

Skills

TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator
I have taken three classes taught by Texas Instrument to learn about the Nspire graphing calculator. I am very comfortable using the calculator in my lesson and have helped other math teachers learn to use it as well.
SMARTBoard
I have used the SMARTBoard and SMARTNotebook in my lesson plans since the first day I had my own classroom. I have taken 3 inservice classes through my school district about the SMARTBoard and I have taught one about using the SMARTBoard in math classrooms.

Educational Philosophy

I want each of my students to leave my classroom with a better understanding of mathematics and problem solving. I want them to be able to think critically and enjoy learning. I want them to feel safe and comfortable in my classroom. I want to model compassion, empathy, and respect.

Sample Lesson Plan

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Courses Taught

PreAlgebra 8 - This course, for 8th grade students, covers all the objectives from the NYS 8th grade curriculum with additional emphasis on problem solving and algebra.

Algebra Honors - This course, for 8th grade students, covers all the objectives from NYS Integrated Algebra curriculum and NYS 8th grade curriculum with additional honors topics.

Certifications

Feb 2010Feb 2015

Jennifer Krol

New York State Education Department