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Graph Paper FREE ... downloadable

Started Dec 17, 2011 0 Replies

this if great paper--- many optionsthe grids are not too dark so it is easy to see the pencil marks for my students who complain...but I have not graph paper I added this to my websiteunder seasonal…Continue

Tags: 2, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra1, PreAlgebra

Resources Pages

Started Apr 2, 2011 0 Replies

http://www.subtangent.com/maths/resources.php#starters This is a go-to page for printing out graph paper or isometric dot paperand…Continue

Tags: Geometry, PreAlgebra, Algebra

Solving any Triangle Area / Angles / Sides

Started Apr 1, 2011 0 Replies

This is a program for the TI 83/84 + Solving Triangle: Area /  Angles /  SidesThis program will generate areas and missing sides and angles Name = Triangle  : Menu ("WHICH CASE?”,”AAS”,1,”ASA”,2,   …Continue

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Suzanne durgan favorited KC Mowrey's discussion Game: to review solving quadratic equations - using the factoring method
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Feb 14, 2013
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"This is a nice lesson where students look at a linear system by making a table, making a graph and writing an equation for a real world problem about a dog walking business."
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Claudia Heinrich replied to KC Mowrey's discussion 'All on the Line'
"Here is the link to the TI website with the lesson and all of the files. classroom activities: all on the line These are the TI-Nspire tns student file and teacher answer file: This looks like a good lesson.  I am beginning 2nd semester next…"
Jan 24, 2013
Sandra Anselm replied to KC Mowrey's discussion 'Distinguishing Families of Functions - with real life applications'
"I have been collecting photographs this summer that model linear and quadratic functions.  I think this activity will help! Thanks"
Sep 13, 2012
Claudia Heinrich replied to KC Mowrey's discussion 'Game: to review solving quadratic equations - using the factoring method'
"This lesson has easy to follow directions on a game to solve quadratic equations by factoring.  It gets the students engaged and working together.  It also has directions to making a flip book on quadratics, complete with examples that are…"
Feb 23, 2012

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Middle School Math, Algebra I, Geometry, Grade 8, Grade 9

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BLINK

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 9:11am 0 Comments

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Good book with some interesting potential applications for testing. 

 I was thinking of applying this to what we do immediately before we give a test. 

How does that "set up" (if we do any)- impact our students to do their best.

 

BLINK is a fast read.  It gives the science behind why Gibb's gut works on NCIS.

 

Does anyone have a ritual to get their students in a good frame of mind to test well.

 

For a…

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Book readers / Kindles for Printed Texts

Posted on February 13, 2011 at 10:15pm 0 Comments

There are pilot programs going on.  We will probably be seeing more of these in the future.  I found this example on line Clearwater, Florida is trading in textbooks for kindles.  The economics make sense.

 

There are many articles about this... this one caught my eye-- the math is compelling…

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Rethinking the Mathematics Curriculum

Posted on February 12, 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments

This echos my own opinion

Endless Algebra—the Deadly Pathway from High School Mathematics to College Mathematics

Shaughnessy_52010 by NCTM President J. Michael Shaughnessy

NCTM Summing Up, February 2011 

For some time I have been concerned about the mathematics that we are teaching our K–12 students and whether it will prepare them for the problems and…

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At 11:55am on September 22, 2009, Tamia Smith said…
KC did you read the article that we are suppose to read by this friday?
 
 
 

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