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# Category Archives: Algebra

## Experience First, Formalize Later for Algebra 1 Systems

In January 2020, a friend and I were able to go to a StatsMedic Pop-Up Workshop and see the lessons in action. It was a great Saturday. We were able to see the lessons in action, get some of the … Continue reading

Posted in Algebra, Best Practice, EFFL, Teaching
Tagged Algebra, Classroom, curriculum, EFFL, planning, solving systems
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## Need a Hands-On Way to Introduce Piecewise Functions? Try this.

A friend at work reminded me of this activity today. Charles teaches the Advanced Algebra/Algebra 2 course I taught a few years ago and mentioned how much he liked this. I remembered the impact it had on the kids so … Continue reading

Posted in #MTBoS, Activities, Algebra, Classroom, Fun Problems
Tagged Activities, piecewise functions
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## How Much Would Zero McNuggets Cost?

I promise I will get graphical evidence on this (and probably a worksheet) tomorrow but this is real-life problem is too good to wait. It was one of those nightsÂ where there were plans and supper was forgotten about until too … Continue reading

Posted in Algebra, Classroom, Fun Problems
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## Some Fun Problems for Your Classroom

Background: As with any profession, you often see the world through that filter. Ever read Math Curse? I’m there all the time (unless we’re spinning things into a reality show). When I see something, I try to quantify things. Sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Algebra, Classroom, Fun Problems, Statistics
Tagged box plots, exponential, linear, median, mode, quartiles, Statistics
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