Welcome to Mr Wright's page
Hello. My name is Chris Wright and I have been a high school math teacher at Central Lyon since 2000. I teach Basic Geometry, Geometry, Algebra II, and AP Calculus. I coach Boys' golf and 8th grade volleyball. When I am not teaching or coaching, I like to golf, travel, attend athletic events, . . .
One of my goals for this school year is to create opportunities for my students to talk about math. As I am going through a lesson, I have students do practice problems. I will ask them to do a problem and then check with their . . .
I was able to add Breakout boxes to my classroom this year due to a Lion Grant provided by the Central Lyon Foundation. Breakout boxes are similar to a panic room experience. There are multiple locks that are attached to the . . .
SSDC at NASA
We had two students that participated in the Space Settlement Design Competition and Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Four students were going to participate but unfortunately two got sick the night before we left. So, . . .
Cookies for Trivia
Every year, the student council provides a little bit of entertainment on the last day of school before winter break. Each period, they ask a trivia question the relates to the holiday season. The classrooms win a prize if . . .
Starting second semester, I am offering a math ACT prep class during our DEAR time at the end of the day. This will give students a good overview of what types of questions will be asked on the ACT. We will also talk about . . .
AP Calculus Reading
Last summer, I was invited to take part in the AP Calculus reading (grading) in Kansas City, Missouri. For seven days straight, myself along with over 800 other high school teachers and college professors graded over 400,000 AP Calculus . . .
Online Geometry Reference
Math Open Reference is a great online reference for Geometry students. I use it occasionally during class because of the interactive shapes and figures that can be manipulated by the user. It also covers virtually every topic that we . . .