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Category Archives: Graphing
Last Week’s Alg Pictures!
I forgot to insert the pictures of our first data gathering. Here’s the wall with the 5′ – 12′ distances measured out. We had 4 stations. That’s a yardstick on the wall! Here are some pictures of the kids gathering … 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 8286 – January 913
Before I even get started I want to say that I’m so excited because I received Tracy Zager’s book: Becoming The Math Teacher You Wish You’d Had in the mail yesterday! I can’t wait to start reading it. Go buy … Continue reading
Days 78 – 81, January 38, 2017
Algebra – We came back from our Winter Break (aka Christmas Vacation when I was in school) and started chapter 5 in the CPM Core Connections Algebra Book. It’s on Sequences and I’m looking forward to teaching it because it’s … 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 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 3337, October 1014
Algebra – This has been a fun week (for me at least!) because the lessons are all about slope: as a rate of change; writing equations of a line in different situations; finding “b” in y=mx+b by putting in the … Continue reading
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Days 23 – 27, September 2630
Algebra – Here are some of the pictures I was trying to upload last week of our Concept Map and Gallery Walk. The Postit notes are the comments the kids wrote. Monday we reviewed a little – discussing what makes … Continue reading
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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