Algebra Activities Binder

I don't know whether this post should go under the category of "promotion" or not, but what I do know is that I regularly use Maria Andersen's Algebra Activities Binder in my classroom.  We have been talking about solving equations in my basic mathematics class at IADT, and to finish out the chapter, today I used pages 3 through 6 from the chapter on equations.  The students really seemed to enjoy working in groups on the pages, but it probably was too much for them to do within 1 hour I allotted for them to do it in. But after a good start working on the activities in class, the students showed some confidence that they would be able to complete the activities at home and bring them back at the next class. For more information on the Algebra Activities Binder, see:http://teachingcollegemath.com/algebra-activities/ ...
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Statistics Infographics Assignment

Specs for the infographics assignment for my Statistics class:   - Infographic example topics statistics on education in America statistics on OCC enrollment injuries in sports comparison of profits for Detroit Sports Teams Mistakes in the medical field - Include 3 different types of graphs (e.g., pie chart, line graph, bar graph, histogram, pictograph, ogive, etc.) - At least 4 colors - Group size: maxium 4, minimum 0 - Avoid plagarism - Due: In two weeks (the day of the final)   Example Infograpics: http://infographicsnews.blogspot.com/2010/12/best-infographics-of-2010-according-to.html http://nowsourcing.com/2010/03/17/social-media-infographic/ ...
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Calculus Activity for Implicit Differentiation

Some of you may remember that I mentioned something about needing an activity for implicit differentiation when I went for a job interview a few weeks ago.  Well, here it is.  It really, really, really is meant to for the students to cut the pieces apart and then match them up rather than just draw lines to match on the page.  But do what you wish.  I have the WORD file if you would like to edit.  And please send me feedback if your students are using this!  Thanks. (more…)...
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