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The Waiting Game How many people should you date before you settle down? Students use modeling with probability distributions to come up with a rule to try to maximize their relationship happiness. Topic: Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability (CP), Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions (IC) The Reel Deal How has the length of popular movies changed over time? Topic: Statistics and Probability (SP) Bracketology What are the odds of creating the best March Madness bracket? Topic: Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability (CP), Creating Equations (CED), Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models (LE) Overrated How much confidence should you place in online ratings? Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP) It's a Date How can we improve our calendar? Topic: Building Functions (BF), Functions (F), Interpreting Functions (IF) Hitting the Slopes Can you predict a country's Winter Olympic performance? Topic: Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data (ID)

Appalachian State University Graduate Bulletin and Course Catalog Department of Curriculum and Instruction Reich College of Education Michael G. Jacobson, Chair and Professor JacobsnMG@appstate.edu C. Kenneth McEwin, Jr., Program Director and Professor McewinCK@appstate.edu <<printer friendly version>> The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers the Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education (Major Code: 472*/13.1203)[T], with four concentrations: Language Arts (472B)[T] Mathematics (472C)[T] Science (472D)[T] Social Studies (472E)[T] This program leads to North Carolina master-level (M) licensure in middle grades teaching. Location of Program: This program is offered on campus in Boone in the format described in this Bulletin. PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE MASTER OF ARTS IN MIDDLE GRADES EDUCATION (Major Code: 472*/13.1203 [T]+) Minimum Criteria for Unconditional Admission: GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and official GRE or MAT scores. Other Requirements for the MA in Middle Grade Education: Related Course Listings

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Geometry Course | Curriki - Open Educational Resources CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.A.1: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Know precise definitions of angle, circle, perpendicular line, parallel line, and line segment, based on the undefined notions of point, line, distance along a line, and distance around a circular arc. CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.A.2: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Represent transformations in the plane using, e.g., transparencies and geometry software; describe transformations as functions that take points in the plane as inputs and give other points as outputs. Compare transformations that preserve distance and angle to those that do not (e.g., translation versus horizontal stretch). CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.A.3: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Given a rectangle, parallelogram, trapezoid, or regular polygon, describe the rotations and reflections that carry it onto itself. CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.A.4: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Prove theorems about lines and angles.

Home - Surry Central Bands Common Core State Standards Tools & Resources The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is committed to supporting member states and territories as they implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Working with educators, Smarter Balanced will identify high-quality curriculum resources aligned to the CCSS and professional development strategies that can be replicated across states. The tools and resources will be posted online and incorporated into the digital library — an on-demand resource to help teachers address learning challenges and differentiate instruction — as part of the assessment system. Many organizations have developed resources to explain the standards and help teachers support student success in the classroom. Common Core State Standards Resources Common Core State Standards Initiative CoreStandards.org is the official website for the Common Core State Standards. Resources for Engaging Parents and the Public Resources for Educators and Administrators Research Reports

dy/dan Building and Playing Musical Fraction Tubes by Phil & Sarah Tulga Homemade Musical Instruments — Pythagorean — Pythagoras Musical Fraction Tubes You can build your own musical instrument based on a simple set of fractions — and this page will show you how! It includes: 1) Virtual Fraction Tubes you can play right now on your computer; 2) directions on how to build a 5-note set of Fraction Tubes; and 3) information on building and playing an 8-note set of Fraction Tubes — including step-by-step instructions, playing tips, beginning exercises and songs, and music you can play with two to four people. So take a couple of minutes, play the Virtual Fraction Tubes, learn how to make your instrument, and discover all of the great songs you can play with fractions. Virtual Fraction Tubes Our Virtual Fraction Tubes play the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th notes of the Major Scale. As you will hear, the longer the tube, the lower the pitch — the shorter the tube, the higher the pitch. Start by clicking your mouse on each tube (below). Choose a Song to Play Home

New Research Helps Make Case for Rigorous PBL Editor's note: Today is the fifth in a series of posts from PBL World, a global gathering of educators interested in project-based learning. Join the conversation on Twitter by following the hashtag #pblworld. Teachers and other "education change agents" who are advocates of project-based learning often find that they have to make the case for PBL to their communities. "They need backup," acknowledged Cindy Johanson, executive director of the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) and Edutopia. In her keynote address to PBL World on Thursday, she shared highlights of new research that shows the effectiveness of PBL for achieving rigorous learning outcomes. When PBL is used to teach Advanced Placement courses, diverse students show impressive academic gains along with increased engagement, compared to students in more traditional AP classes. The key findings are: When it comes to student engagement in PBL-AP classes, "results are off the chart," Johanson said. PBL World Goes Deeper

Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom Updated 01/2014 If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Speaking of computers, they were supposed to be the transformation of teaching and learning as we know it. Kinesthetic Learners The iPad has a number of unique features that provide for interesting possibilities in teaching and learning. As a completely portable learning tool, the iPad camera allows documentation to be taken to a whole different level. Students can also attach videos, and voice recordings to their field notes. In math class the GPS of the iPad establishes locale in ways that are profound. Connecting Beyond the Classroom Of course, the mobility provided by the iPad's wireless telephone connection capability allows the unprecedented access to the Internet anywhere students are. How do you use iPads in the classroom to help teaching and learning?

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