Ho-Shing, Robert / High School

Sharyland High School AEC-Math
Mr. R. Ho-Shing Schedule 2017-2018

1st block  Geometry  Prin of AG  Med Term
 2nd block  Algebra 1  BIM  Health
 3rd block  Lunch A  Conference  Staff Lunch
 4th block  Algebra 1  Math Models  Art 1
 5th block  Algebra 2  BIM/Speech  Art 1

Robert Ho-Shing, MA, BS.
Certified Novell Administrator Certified Microsoft Professional
Certified in High School Math(8-12), Certified Principal (K-12)
Sharyland High School AEC-Math
Room 103
(956) 580-5300 Ext 1412

I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at El Paso, and I had completed course work in two Master’s Degree programs related to Electrical Engineering and Computer Resources and information management. I was certified as both as a Novell administrator and a Microsoft professional. I am certified in High School Math(8-12) and also hold the Principal (k-12) certification.
I have been teaching Math at Sharyland High School -AEP since 2008.I have also taught High School Math at I.R.R.R.A. and Mercedes High School. Prior to that, I taught Computer Science at the South Texas College as a college instructor.
I had been the director of Information Services for Doña Ana County, I came to the Doña Ana County from the Ysleta Independent School District, where I had been the executive director of technology and information systems . Prior to that, I was a network manager for the El Paso County Health and Environmental Division for five years, and a computer programmer/analyst for J&D Expo Productions in Canoga Park, Calif.
I look forward to a great school year.    

Grading Policy 

Algebra 1
Sharyland High school Syllabus

Algebra I

Syllabus 2017-2018

Mr.Robert Ho-Shing

Course Description:

Algebra I includes the introduction of variables, constants, expressions, equations,and functions. The language of numbers is examined. Topics include solving equations, simplifying expressions, understanding order of operations,performing operations with positive and negative numbers, exploring polynomials, factoring, graphing (linear and quadratic equations), working with radicals, and expanding arithmetic knowledge.


Course Objective:

Students will acquire and demonstrate knowledge of concepts,definitions, properties, and applications of the topics listed above as well as develop the computational skills and strategies needed to solve problems.Students will develop critical thinking and decision making skills by connecting concepts to practical applications.


Grading:  60% Major Assignments (Tests,Projects, Writing Assignments)

                  40% Minor Assignments (Homework, Classwork,Quizzes)                 


Course Curriculum:

The Algebra I will curriculum consists of Sharyland ISD teacher developed Scope and Sequence. The 5E Learning Cycle Model will be implemented in Algebra I to insure Rigor and Relevance.  The new state exam(STAAR/EOC) requires a more in-depth analysis of Algebra I.  Thus sequencing through unit based instruction will be used in conjunction with and not limited to Saxon and other resources to ensure a higher level of cognitive learning and understanding of Algebra I.


Course Curriculum with respect to the new TEKS:

Within the next three years the course scope and sequence will be adjusted to adapt to the new student expectations implemented by the state. 

  All other subjects syllabus are follow by individual  student teacher's syllabus.