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AlgebraLAB: Making Math and Science Connections

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Free Math Worksheets N Ways to Apply Algebra to the New York Times This summer, the political scientist Andrew Hacker’s New York Times Op-Ed essay “Is Algebra Necessary?” set off a national debate on mathematics education. Here is how the essay begins: A typical American school day finds some six million high school students and two million college freshmen struggling with algebra. The debate inspired us to suggest several algebraic opportunities right here in the pages of The Times. 1. Use algebra to evaluate the housing market. Experiment with different home prices, different interest rates and different mortgage lengths to explore the impact of each variable on the resulting monthly mortgage payment. For a given house, explore questions like “How much would you end up paying over the entire term of the mortgage, and how does this compare to the value of the house?” Do you think it is more cost effective to rent an apartment or buy a house? 2. Check out how algebra is used to rank colleges. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Read Mr. Standards 2. 3. 3.

Fira 100 dagar i skolan! I USA är det vanligt att man firar 100 dagar i skolan. Jag tycker det är en härlig tradition och ger möjlighet att stärka elevernas resa, utvärdera, reflektera kring deras arbete hittills och jobba tematiskt. Dessutom behövs ofta lite fest såhär i slutet av vintern, eller hur!? 100 dagar har man oftast gått i mitten av februari, ni får räkna er fram till ert datum själva! När jag hade min etta använde vi en hundra-tavla och satte upp ett tal för varje skoldag. Jag hann tyvärr gå på föräldraledighet innan vi hann fira 100 dagar, men jag vet att klassen gjorde det tillsammans med deras nya lärare och att det blev mycket uppskattat! Två väldigt användbara och inspirerande resurser är Lektion : Talet 100, HUNDRA DAGAR och Lektion : Tema hundra från Fler lektioner om 100: Här kommer en några andra 100-tips: Räkna ner/upp med girlanger (se inlägget för fler tips) Dekorera dörren för 100-dagarsfest 100 sätt att fira 100 dagar Fyll en flaska med 100 saker och jämför

Finding Overlap in the Common Math, Language Arts, and Science Standards A few years ago, Tina Cheuk, a project manager for the Understanding Language initiative at Stanford University, woke up one morning, printed out several new sets of standards, and started cutting. "I was frustrated," she said in a phone interview yesterday. Looking at the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and math, along with the framework that would become the Next Generation Science Standards, she said, "I felt overwhelmed. And that was my full-time job looking at standards." Cheuk, a former teacher, saw patterns in the standards and began organizing them accordingly. She came up with this Venn diagram, which shows how the practice standards overlap (you can also find it, with a key, here): With the common standards, "there are changes in the content—it's deeper, more focused—but it's these practices I think that are going to move our students," Cheuk said. The diagram is not exactly new—it was last updated over a year ago.

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Matematik minimum - Terminologi och begreppsförklaring Where Is Your Homework Grade Now? The Photomath app can solve simple problems just by looking at them. Rhett Allain Do you have math homework? Are you in a hurry to finish that page of 30 algebra problems? Worry no more, check out this app – PhotoMath. Basically, it just uses your phone’s camera to look at your math problem and BOOM. But won’t students just use this to cheat on their homework? Yes. Really, the only new thing here is that the level of effort to cheat has been reduced. Why is this app a good thing? Let me start with an analogy. Yes. The motorcycle is the PhotoMath app (and others like it). Let’s focus on the problems that only humans can solve. I hope you don’t get the wrong idea. There are other problems besides these tedious types that the PhotoMath app can solve. There.

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