Mrs. Sklarin’s Algebra 2 class utilized technology to explore transformations in graphing. The students used a TI-Nspire program to investigate how changing the coefficients and constants change the graph of a function. We were able to move the graphs around by changing one value at a time. The calculator did the heavy lifting and we got to see the immediate change appear The effect of that one change became apparent on all the different types of graphs. The students made connections between the location of each number and how the graph moved. (ex. y = a(x-h)^2 + k) Then we switched to student dry-erase boards and the students had to graph new functions using the transformations. We used most of the parent functions; y = x, y = x^2, y = x^3, y = square root (x), y = 1/x, and y = absolute value (x). To exit class each student had to write what each value did to change the graph. The time flew by as we enjoyed the movement of the functions.on the screen.
Hurricane Michael UPDATE
The impact of Hurricane Michael on our area was minimal. School will reopen Friday, October 12 on the normal schedule. ... See MoreSee Less
Posted October 11, 2018 ·
Heritage Academy will be closed on Thursday.
Predictions of high winds, including threat of tornadoes, could produce falling limbs, power outages and conditions that would make vehicle operations unsafe. We will continue to monitor the storm and will make a decision on when to resume classes no later than 2 p.m. Thursday.
ALL STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CHECK ASSIGNMENTS ON POWERSCHOOL. ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE TIME CLASSES RESUME. ... See MoreSee Less
Posted October 10, 2018 ·
Good luck and best wishes to all Grade 11 students taking the PSAT tomorrow. Get a good night's sleep tonight! You've got this! ... See MoreSee Less
Posted October 09, 2018 ·