Added by Marlene Sabbagh on May 11, 2011 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Since theory and reality are not always the same I thought I would comment on how the Shapes of Algebra is going in my classes the first two weeks. I have had to make adjustments to the calendar that I set up in the summer sessions because I am finding that it takes a lot of time.

In my Algebra 1 class I took the Shapes of Algebra activity and broke it down into smaller components. My first objective was to have the students learn to use the Y= graphing screen and think about what…

ContinueAdded by Claudia Heinrich on September 20, 2010 at 8:13pm — 2 Comments

WOW! What an amazing transformation I experienced in my classroom last week. I tried out the Stations of Algebra activity that we learned about in Day 2 on my junior high Algebra class. My students have been working with linear functions and getting used to seeing function notation. Before we even started talking about slope, I thought I'd let them construct some of their own knowledge through the use of these stations. We did this activity in the week before Thanksgiving break - the atmosphere… Continue

Added by Beverly George on November 29, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

During the first meeting for Algebra for All we took part in the activity called “Shapes of Algebra.” First off I want to say how glad I am that we go through the activities that we are given so we get the chance to see how they work. Also important is the chance to talk about modifications and extensions that we might want to try in our classrooms. Again this is where having a room full of math teachers comes in handy.

I also want to say that I enjoy the presenters saying to us that… Continue

I also want to say that I enjoy the presenters saying to us that… Continue

Added by Sean Karsten on November 2, 2009 at 5:59pm — No Comments

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