In this video, we disrupt the routine by expanding your possibilities for practice problems using an idea that’s been around for a while, but you may not have heard of. Reversals. Relevant Standards CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in … Continue reading Reversals
This video explores why variables are worth exploring in-depth with students. We frame some common misunderstandings about variables and ways to address them. Continue reading Students and Variables
The TMTG team presented at the NCTM Regional Conference in Kansas City, MO, sharing a few ideas related to teaching quadratic functions, including a “guess my rule” activity that can be used to launch a quadratics units and insights related to symmetry and factored form. Continue reading NCTM 2018 Regional – Quadratic Sorting and Symmetry
Relevant Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.CED.A.1 Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions, and simple rational and exponential functions. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.CED.A.2 Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; … Continue reading What Are Variables?
How can understanding symmetry help us graph quadratic equations? Continue reading Symmetry and Graphing Quadratic Functions
How do we help students understand connections among graphical and symbolic representations of quadratic functions? Continue reading Graphs of Quadratic Functions
How do students learn what is and what isn’t a quadratic function? Continue reading Introducing Quadratic Functions