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Category Archives: Equations
Days 113118, Feb 27 – Mar 6
I know I’m totally messing up the weeks, but I wanted to write about what we did today! Algebra 1 – We’ve been working on Exponential Functions this chapter, and it is amazing how CPM has it laid out. I … Continue reading
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Days 87 – 94 Jan 17 – 27
I forgot to write a post last week, so here’s 2 weeks worth of learning fun! Algebra 1 – We finished our chapter on Explicit and Recursive equations. I had never taught Recursive before (I may have said this…). Anyhow … Continue reading
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Days 5862, November 1418
This year (and apparently this year only) we have a week off for Thanksgiving. And this is the week before that week, it’s the end of Trimester 1, and the kids are READY to be out of school. So of … Continue reading
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Days 53 – 57, November 711
I was absent the first 2 days of this week – I had a little R & R with my friends in Puerto Vallarta. The only problem with leaving school is preparing! I was working until 9:20 on Friday grading … Continue reading
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Days 4852, Oct. 31Nov. 4
Algebra – We started the week reviewing for a Quiz on Halloween, with no homework (which was appreciated by all of the classes!) and had the quiz on Tuesday. On Wednesday we started using Generic Rectangles to multiply monomials/binomials and … Continue reading
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Days 38 – 42, October 1721
Algebra – On Monday we finished the last lesson this chapter – and the kids used Desmos to graph the equations of the lines they’d written, along with domain/range restrictions to make the ‘logos’. I thought they did a really … Continue reading
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Days 13 / 17, Sept. 1416
Algebra was getting a little rushed because Tuesdays are all minimum days (39 minutes periods) and Wednesday was an assembly schedule (41 minute periods) so we were carrying over a little from one day to the next because I wanted to … Continue reading
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Days 13 and 14, Sept 12 & 13
Monday – Algebra had a quiz. I liked it because I think it made them think. They had to draw visual numbers (from the Week of Inspirational Math 1), find some numbers using Three 3’s, do some order of operations … Continue reading
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Day 9, September 6
We started doing different things in the classes today – team building will just be a continuing task, not the focus. In algebra we started using the supplemental text today – CPM Algebra 1. I gave each student a card … Continue reading
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