NCTM 2018 Regional – Quadratic Sorting and Symmetry

The TMTG team presented on November 3, 2018, at the Kansas City Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The focus was on quadratic functions — an idea for launching the topic through examples and non-examples of quadratics, some insights about the power of symmetry in thinking about quadratic functions, and an activity that involves graphing the factors of a quadratic function.

Link to Presentation Slides

See also their other presentation on using inciting incidents to spur math lessons.

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