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Barry Primary School20 Raymond AvenueCortland, NY 13045-3321607-758-4150
Smith Intermediate School33 Wheeler AveCortland, NY 13045607-758-4180
Randall Middle School31 Randall St.Cortland, NY 13045607-758-4170
7-12 Mathematics Department Leader
Algebra I A Course
Some helpful links for math activities:
Intro to Unit 2 Videos and Google Doc
2.3 Anatomy of a Paycheck Video
2.3 Guide to Your Paycheck
2.4 Pre-Tax Benefits Video
2.5 Understanding Civilian Retirement Plans
2.5 Youtube Video on 401K
2.5 Youtube Video on 403B
2.6 Khan Academy Video on Tax Brackets
2.7 - Mrs. Albright's video on Tax Brackets
2.8 Khan Academy Video on Calculating Gross Pay from Tax Brackets
Group Work on October 30
States with Highest & Lowest Taxes
10 Best States for Property Taxes
Group Work on October 31- November 4
Kiplinger Guide to State by State Taxes
2.14 - Google Doc to be completed
US State Research Tax Info
US Tax Assessment
Unit 4 Credit Project
Building credit and keeping yours healthy.
Use these links as you create your project.
1. What is a credit score and how is it calculated?
2. How to imporve your credit score
3. 4 key credit moves for 20 somethings
4. The difference between hard and soft inquiries
5. 7 reasons to check your credit report
6. Building credit with a secured credit card
TC3 students must also include 7 & 8
7. What is the difference between a credit report and credit score?
8. Your credit report: What you need to know
Videos to watch when you complete your project.
How to build credit from scratch
What to do if you find a mistake on your credit report?
Unit 5 Credit
5.1 Videos for Class
Topic 1 - Secured Credit Cards Video 1 Video 2
Topic 2 - How Do Credit Cards Work Video 1 Video 2
Topic 3 - Credit vs Debit Cards Video 1
5.3 - Article "Find the Best Credit Cards"
5.3 - Link to "Best Credit Card Research"
5.3 - page 14 Recommended Credit Card For You!
1/30: Google Link for Video and Articles Assignment Period 1 Period 9
Unit 1 - Overview on Banking - Videp
1.1 - The Deposit Insurance Fund - How It Works - Video
1.2 - How Banks Process Deposits - Video
1.3 - Wells Fargo Bank Tour - Video
1.3 - Debit Card - Video
1.4 - Making Sense of Overdraft - Video
1.4 - Page 11 Notes Part I - Video
1.4 - Page 12 Notes Part II - Video
1.8 - Keep Your Financial Information Safe - Video
1.8 - How Long to Keep Important Documents - Article
1.8 - Victim of Identity Theft - Video
1.8 - Paying with Technology - Article 1 and Article 2
March 1st - Besides the research you are doing, please tell me the top three ways you would feel comfortable paying/receiving with technology AND give me 1 specific reason from each of those of why you chose it.
2.3 - Compound Interest Explained - Video
2.5 - Why Interest Rates Go Up and Down - Video
Car Lease Calculator - use the end car value to be 25% of the final negociated price.
Should I buy or lease a car article
History of Interest Rates for College Loans - Article
How to Appeal your Financial Aid FASFA - Article
3.2 - The Millionaire Next Door - Video
3.4 - Warren Buffett - Video
3.4 - Rule of 72 - Video
3.7 Envision Your Retirement
Part II - Quick Calculator
Part III - Retirement Income Calculator
Part IV - Slides
5.1 - The True Cost of Renting a Place - Video
5.1 - Be a Street Smart Renter - Article
Read Pages 71-82 in "life after school. explained."
5.2 - Is Buying a Home Right For You - Video
5.2 - This Way To a Home Of Your Own - Article
5.2 - Fixed vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgages - Video
5.3 - What happens at Closing - Article
5.3 - What are Closing Costs? - Article
5.4 Read Pages 60-66 in "life after school. explained."
Unit 5 Project Intro Home Much Home Can You Comfortably Afford - Video
House Project Link for Extra Payments toward Principal - Calculator
Survey to Take - Survey
Click Below for a link to a
Graphing y = mx + b
Plotting Scatter Plots
Lines of Best Fit
Equation of the Line of Best Fit
For information regarding Common Core Mathematics please visit
Want to practice with some review or math games? See below.
Hot Math Slope Game- practice graphing linear equations
A Plus Math- easier math review games
Equations- review of equations
Sudoku- interactive page
Algebra Balance - interactive algebra