Which topics/ units of study are you most looking forward to teaching this year?? In my Algebra class, I love when we get to the verbal problem chapter. We have fun with the problems, and it's always nice to see kids realize that they CAN do verbals. I haven't taught geometry in ages, but my favorite chapters are the Circle chapter-- the one with central and inscribed angles (I have a killer, 24 question circle that I love giving them. Once they catch their breath, they have a lot of fun with it.) I also love doing the apothem/ perimeter problems. Again, they look so intimidating, but are really no big deal. We've cut formal proofs way out of the syllabus, (they're now optional) which I think is a shame. I wouldn't be at all surprised if I have time to get to at least the more elementary ones. My SAT classes should be a lot of fun this year. I taught a bunch of the current Juniors when they were freshman, so that helps a lot; I already have their confidence and respect. We don't really teach topics; I give a 5 minute spiel about a particular type of problem, then the kids do a section from the review book, to be gone over before class ends. But I do enjoy the class I teach on how to use their calculators, along with all the shortcuts I show them-- I LOVE seeing their amazement at how easy some of these problems can be. How about you?