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Joy Quah Yien-ling

Mr. Robb's Math - Hundreds of Math Videos - 1 views

    Mr. Robb's Math is a YouTube channel containing 555 videos produced by high school mathematics teacher Bradley Robb. Mr. Robb's videos explain and demonstrate solving problems in Algebra I, Algebra II, and Calculus. Most of the videos are recorded while Mr. Robb is teaching. You can find the videos on the Mr. Robb's Math YouTube channel or visit Mr. Robb's website WowMath to find the videos organized in sequence with accompanying screenshots.

NLVM 9 - 12 - Algebra Manipulatives - 6 views

  • Visualize multiplying and factoring algebraic expressions using tiles.
    • efleonhardt
      The Algebra Tiles would be a nice tool to have students explore the distributive property. I like the way it is set up because it leads to students begin thinking about how things are factored, which can be hard for students to understand
  • Solve simple linear equations using a balance beam representation.
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  • Solve simple linear equations using a balance beam representation.
    • efleonhardt
      I like both of the balance scales. I really like how they have one that involves negatives while the other does not. Students have a hard time understanding how negative numbers fit into solving equations and I think this could help them. I might use this is the launch for a discussion amoung the students
    • alexandra m. pickett
      so, how are you going to incorporate these tools into your course?
    Look at all the different tools! Looks like there are lots of things available to you in teaching math.
Amy M

Never Mind Algebra. Is Literature Necessary? - SchoolBook - 0 views

  • Despite the fact that this project engaged students on many levels and taught them story structure, characterization, use of dialogue, and exposition, it was jettisoned last year because of the national shift to the Common Core. It was replaced with an eight-page (for sixth graders!) research project.
    common core
Daniel Hacker

Letters: To improve math skills, ban calculators in class - - 0 views

    What is not a waste is ensuring that students comprehend and can use automatically the basics of math so that when their brains are ready for algebra, geometry and calculus, the ability to understand is implanted and ready to go.

    Judi Buenaflor; Allentown, Pa
alexandra m. pickett

Cool Math - free online cool math lessons, cool math games & apps, fun math activities,... - 0 views

  • Bored with math? 
    • alexandra m. pickett
      this is cool
Melissa Pietricola

How to Plan and Teach a Cooperative Learning Lesson | - 1 views

  • Jigsaw Method
  • assign specific group roles to each student which they carry out in an effort to solve a lengthy, multi-step problem that requires creative thinking, and which may be solvable by various methods, such as algebraic, geometric, or even the results of experimental
  • how you will grade your students
    cooperative lessons: a how to
Joan Erickson

The Case Against Summer Vacation - TIME - 0 views

  • With billions of dollars for improved education bulging from last year's economic-stimulus package
  • Indianapolis Algebra Project
  • Phalen saw the existing public schools as a roadblock, not a career path
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  • Phalen hires only certified teachers and chooses them on the basis of talent, not seniority
  • Advantage launched last year, and its scholars improved their performance on state math and reading tests by an average of 14 percentage points
  • Can we really entrust something so important to a haphazard network of camp counselors, volunteers and entrepreneurs?
Joan Erickson


    the explanation may seem too brief for freshman students, I doubt students can understand why the 2nd answer for 2sin(x)-1=0 lies in quadant II
Joan Erickson

TIMSS 2007 Frameworks - 0 views

    • Grade 4: Number, Geometric Shapes and Measures, Data Display
    • Grade 8:  Number, Algebra, Geometry, Data and Chance
  • cognitive
    math concept coverage on TIMSS 2007
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