Ruiz, Amberly (Math: Adv. Math Concepts, Math Specialist)

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Online Learning Information

Hello 7th graders (and family),

Due to this time that calls for learning to be done online, rather than uploading materials on my calendar below, all information will be presented through a Google Classroom and Freckle.  Parents, I have sent out an email on Friday 3/27 that discussed student learning expectations and information regarding AMC through an online learning environment.  The informative email was sent to the email address present in your student’s FamilyLink.  I have also updated this webpage with the necessary information (please visit the link above titled “Online Learning Information”.  The Google Classroom and lessons will be accessible starting Monday 3/30.  Participation and grading will be expected; however, if your student does not have access to the Internet, please notify me and we will work together to overcome this.

Enjoy your time off, I hope you all stay healthy, and remain positive.

-Ms. Ruiz (


This is my second year teaching at Northland Preparatory Academy – I love teaching math!  I graduated from Northern Arizona University (NAU) with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a concentration of middle school/high school Mathematics, and Spanish.  I am also currently attending graduate school to pursue a Master’s degree in Educational Technology.

I am available after school every day until 3:45 in room 809, long period Wednesdays in room 108/110 (until 2pm), and encourage the students to meet with me after school for math help, or set up a time to meet during their ILS.  I encourage students to attend Fun Math after school as it can be a great resource to receive extra help on material covered in class or improve on concepts where students might be struggling. Fun Math is every Monday (with Ridley in room 818), Tuesday (with Ridley in room 818), and Thursday (with Elsass in room 817).

For students in AMC: If students attend any Fun Math session and get the work/assignment being worked on signed by the teacher, then they will receive extra credit towards their lowest grade from that week.

Below you will find important notes pertaining to AMC: note-taking guides, lesson PowerPoints, homework, the class calendar and help in accessing the online textbook.  If a student is absent, or it is known that they will be absent, please refer to the calendar so the student can catch up on the missed material.

Please send your student to class with a calculator.  The material covered in class works best and far quicker when each student is prepared, this includes having a calculator.  Unfortunately, when a student does not have all materials necessary for class and are unprepared to learn, they might fall behind because they are unable to follow along through the lessons, which can affect them later as they complete their homework.

Please feel free to contact me via email at

Thank you,

Ms. Ruiz

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If a student is absent, or it is known that they will be gone for 5th or 6th period, please refer to this calendar.  On the calendar you will find the Lesson PowerPoint, note-taking guide, and homework information for each lesson covered/will be covered in class.  The calendar also allows you to look ahead, follow along, and remain up-to-date on what is being covered in class.

Google Calendar:

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-Calculator (a simple calculator or a scientific calculator will be just fine)

-Pens (any color other than black)

-Lined Paper

-3-Ring Binder

-EXPO Markers (if you are able to)

-Tissues (if you are able to)


Online textbook info for AMC

The textbook is located at

The username for the online textbook is your child’s name: firstname.lastname.npa

The password is: math@npa

You must disable pop-ups for the book to work!


Click here to download the Advanced Math Concepts syllabus (PDF)