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Google Slides: Digital Notebooks

Started by Kathleen Kocimski Mar 11, 2017. 0 Replies

 Google Slide Rubric for Linear Systems…Continue

Tags: Linear, Systems, Notebooks, Digital, Slides

Online Graphing Resources

Started by Anna-Marie Robertson. Last reply by Kiera Chase Jul 16, 2012. 1 Reply

Hello, my name is Anna-Marie and I am currently a Master’s student in the Educational Technology program at Boise State University. As part of this degree, I am conducting an evaluation that gathers…Continue

Tags: graphing, algebra

Using Technology to Support Students From Home

Started by Laura Spindlove. Last reply by Brian Arnot Nov 26, 2011. 1 Reply

I teach Math 8 and I'm doing an inquiry on how providing increasedoptions for at-home support will affect my students' competence andconfidence in mathematics.Some strategies I currently use…Continue

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GET THE MATH? Three online tutorials my eighth and ninth graders tried out & reflected on in collaborative groups...

Started by Snydersensei. Last reply by Brian Arnot Nov 21, 2011. 1 Reply

http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/ My eighth graders were done with practice and problems from the text.  We had ran races to then calculate…Continue

Tags: unitrate, GETTHEMATH, studentengagement, mathematics, link

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Comment by Jennifer Potier on January 5, 2010 at 2:24am
To Kareen, I like to combine data and statistics with my year 8 work in fractions decimals and percentages. I do this by having students practice the f-d-p work while creating a frequency table of the data that they have collected. My colleague also includes an 'edible math' component, where the students must somehow represent their data in a visual form - eg pizza or cake pie graph, bar graph made up of food, etc. It is important to emphasize that accuracy and the inclusion of scales is important in the creation of the edible math project. You could even incorporate the edible math component with a study of fractions when measuring ingredients during an in-class or at home cooking exercise.
Comment by Kareen on November 23, 2009 at 1:56am
I am looking for math projects for a Grade 8 option that involves real life situations. anyone know of a resource or have a project they put together. I would like fractions,decimals and percentages to be a part of the project.
Comment by MsAxthelm on November 3, 2009 at 12:11am
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Anyone want to comment on common student misconceptions about inverse functions? What would I need to watch and prepare for?
Comment by Glenn Kenyon on October 23, 2009 at 1:40am
Today in my University class of Math Methods we covered 5 different subtraction algorithms. The students loved looking at simple math from other perspectives.
 

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