Meet the Homework Express teachers and host:
Mrs. Amy Burd

Mrs. Burd teaches algebra I and II, calculus and physics at Warren G. High School. She has attended Youngstown State University, the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and Fredonia State University. Her favorite books are from the Lord of the Rings series.
** In her classroom, Mrs. Burd uses a Smartboard, which is an electronic, interactive whiteboard. The Smartboard can act as a computer monitor or a white board, with the mouse and marker functions controlled by fingertip.

Mrs. Burd's Recommended Websites:
The Ohio Department of Education
Purple Math - Your Algebra Resource
Mr. Thomas Burd

A 1982 Newton Falls High School graduate, Mr. Burd currently teaches at Warren G. Harding High School, with wife Amy, who also appears on Homework Express. He teaches algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, trigonometry and International Baccaleureate math. His favorite book is Missing Links by Rick Reilly.

Mr. Burdís Recommended Websites:
Purple Math - Your Algebra Resource
Dr. Math at the Math Forum
Ms. Kristy Fill

Ms. Fill currently teaches algebra I and II, geometry, trigonometry and calculus at Girard High School. She graduated from Youngstown State University and received her master's degree from Ashland University.
**She uses a clinometer in the classroom and recommends students practice and take notes for classroom success.

Her son is the lead singer of popular local band, Made in Canada. Her favorite book is The Thornbirds by Colleen McCollough.

Ms. Fill's Recommended Websites:
The Geometers Sketchpad
Ms. Judy Moschella

Ms. Moschella is an OMAP-certified teacher at Volney Rogers Jr. High in Youngstown and East Middle School in Warren. A graduate of Ursuline High School, Ms. Moschella attended Kent State University and Youngstown State University. She has taught elementary school, grades one through eighth, primary special education and middle school math.
**Her favorite book is SirCumference and the First Round Table and she often uses M & M's as an educational tool in the classroom.

Ms. Moschella's Recommended Websites:
Youngstown City Schools
Ohio Resource Center for Math, Science and Reading
Ask Jeeves Search Engine
Kelly Stevens

You can hear Homework Express host Kelly Stevens as part of the Morning Crew 5 - 10 a.m. on WHOT Hot 101. She lives in Boardman with her husband, Bob, who is a teacher.

Her favorite book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

Visit Hot 101's Website