|Employer:||St. Joseph's Academy, Baton Rouge, LA|
|Occupation:||High School Mathematics Teacher|
- High School mathematics teacher (6 years)
- Primarily Algebra 2 and Algebra 2 Honors
- with a little Geometry and Precalculus
- Bowling coach and Quiz bowl coach
- Before that-- PreK - 8 Computer teacher
- Before that -- full-time mom
- and substitute teacher
- and scout leader, and camp director, and ...
- Before that -- computer consultant
- Before that -- Chemical Engineer at Exxon
- 1979 Yale University, B.S. Engineering and Applied Science
- 1981 M.I.T., S.M. Chemical Engineering
- 2006 Southeastern Louisiana University, M.A.Teaching
- Currently enrolled at Southern University, Baton Rouge pursuing a PhD in Science and Math Education and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics.
- Reading mysteries
- Triathlon training - July 31 Rochetchix Baton Rouge.
- Transplanted Yankee
- Grew up in New City, NY
- After living in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Aruba, northern California
- Settled in Baton Rouge in 1989
- Husband, Eric, engineer at ExxonMobil
- Son, David, junior film major at UCF
- check out Attempted Plagiarism, one of David's short films
- Son, Jason, freshman engineering major at LSU
Welcome to Summer 2010
- Updating this page as I take SMED 722 at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.
- Here is my revised video for SMED 722. It is a lesson in a logic mini-course designed for high school students.
- Revising my moodle pages for Algebra 2 Honors.
- Finishing and defending my thesis for my Masters degree in Mathematics.
- Becoming proficient in the use of TI-Nspire technology.
The busy summer of 2009
- This page fulfills a requirement for SMED 720 at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.
- Creating a website: Algebread as part of a webmastering course and a new first unit for Algebra 2.
- Implementing what I've learned in the weeklong "Engineering Principles in Science and Math Classrooms" that I attended at LSU.
- Working on a powerpoint to encourage my students to consider engineering careers
- Converting my blackboard site to moodle
- For now, this is where I'll put my website (any suggestions for free hosts)
- Learning podcasting - and now that I understand that, learning to use my new Ipod.
- Getting ready for an exciting trip to the NCTM Illuminations Summer Institute
Feedback & Notes from my WikiNeighbours
Ellen, fill in the information and I will upgrade your wiki status. --Nellie Deutsch 21:15, 30 June 2009 (UTC)
Welcome to the family Ellen. Kindly enjoy yourself in this community. We will always be arround to support. --Victor P. K. Mensah 16:29, 1 July 2009 (UTC)