Welcome to Mr. Lamb's math wiki. Here, you will find links to notes for each section, listed by chapter. You will also see the class calendar, where you can access homework assignments and see what's coming up.

When Am I Going to Use This?


Top jobs of 2011: You'll notice that most of the top jobs need a lot of math!
Boy? Girl? It doesn't matter! You're all good at math!
10 Tech Skills Teens Need NOW! Read the article here.
I love to read. Check out what I'm reading and have read (and plan to read).

Homework/Problem Sets

Check each class page (on the left) for directions to get txt updates sent to your phone! All problem sets are selected to provide appropriate practice, so come prepared each day!

Papers and Projects: Plagiarism and Works Cited

Are you working on a paper or project for one of your classes? Make sure to properly cite your sources, as well as make sure not to plagiarize the information. Check out these links for help with works cited and avoiding plagiarism.
Google Docs Templates: Bibliographies - In MLA, AMA, APA, and Chicago style formats
Son of Citation Machine - Interactive web tool for creating citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian styles
Easy Bib - Free MLA, subscription for APA
Plagiarism.org - Including "What is plagiarism?". This site offers much advice on avoiding plagiarism, thinking about whether you are plagiarizing or not, and how to paraphrase
How to Avoid Plagiarism - Tips and advice from Penn State University
Understanding Plagiarism - Prentice Hall has put together a tutorial on plagiarism.

Recommended Calculators

Desmos Graphing Calculator - This calculator is browser based and is currently in beta. They plan to add more features in the future.
TI Emulator (Windows) - Download this emulator for your Windows machine (not Mac compatible, so I have not personally tested this)
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition
TI-nSpire - Two calculators in one; include TI-84 keyboard; I do not recommend the "CAS" version
TI-nSpire Page

Which calculator? Check out this chart to help you decide.

How do I use it? Check out this page for tips!


Mr. Lamb's FST curriculum is based off of content derived from the UCSMP math content.
Senk, Viktora, et al. Functions, Statistics, and Trigonometry. Second. Reading, Massachusetts. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1998.

Mr. Lamb's Advanced Algebra curriculum is based off of content derived from the UCSMP math content.
Senk, Thompson, et al. Advanced Algebra. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Prentice-Hall, Inc., 2002.

Mr. Lamb's Integrated Math 2 curriculum is based off of content derived from the MathMatters series.
Lynch, Olmstead, De Forest-Davis. MathMatters 2. Second. Lincolnwood (Chicago), Illinois. NTC/Comtemporary Publishing Group, Inc., 2001.

Mr. Lamb's Geometry curriculum is based off of content derived from the Glencoe McGraw-Hill content.
Carter, Cuevas, Day, Malloy, Cummins. Geometry. Columbus, Ohio. The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2010.










Outside Links

Class Blogmeister
My delicious math links
Mr. Lamb's Slideshows
Equation Generator (uses LaTeX)
Umbrella Today?
What math is needed for different jobs?


Robert Lang: Idea Square = Oragami
What You Know About Math?


About Mr. Lamb

Mr. Lamb has been teaching mathematics at the secondary level at Annville-Cleona since the Fall of 2003. In preparing to become a teacher, he attended Millersville University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Mathematics with a focus on Education in the Spring of 2003. Mr. Lamb furthered his education through Philadelphia University, from which he earned a Masters of Science in Instructional Technology in 2008. Along with teaching mathematics, Mr. Lamb has also served as a part-time Instructional Technology Coach from 2005-2011, which had him assisting in integrating technology into lessons and providing ongoing professional development in the Annville-Cleona School District. Mr. Lamb also conducts various professional development workshops within the Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13 and across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at various schools and Intermediate Units. He has presented at PETE&C and ISTE, and often speaks out in favor of integrating mobile technologies into the classroom.

Mr. Lamb is also highly involved in soccer, as he currently coaches the boys' JV soccer teams at A-C. Outside of school, Mr. Lamb enjoys expanding his education and knowledge of technology, reading, riding his bike, and playing video games on the XBox 360.