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Category Archives: Math Modeling
My New Favorite Calculus App!
I was a Calculus teacher for years and I was always looking for ways to provide better visualization of concepts for students. I used colored chalk on the chalkboard, handbuilt models, Mathematica, Geometer’s Sketchpad, TI and HP graphing calculators, and … Continue reading
Posted in Calculus, Common Core, Math Modeling, Technology
Tagged calculus, iPad, iPhone, Math, Math Modeling, Mobile App, PreCalculus, technology, transformation, translation, volume
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Delicious Lessons in Calculus
I gave a Calculus workshop. The conference was full of handson math workshops for teachers, mostly from the city of Chicago – amazing teachers! I was asked to give a handson workshop for precalculus/calculus teachers and immediately thought of volume … Continue reading
Posted in Calculus, Common Core, Geometry, Math Education, Math Modeling, SMART Board, Technology
Tagged activities, calculus, crosssections, Food, handson activity, Math, Math Modeling, technology
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Inexpensive & Versatile Whiteboards
As a classroom teacher, learning was always most important and time often was the enemy. Passing things out and gathering them back at the end of class was too timeconsuming, even if it only takes a couple of minutes. It … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Geometry, Math Education, Math Modeling, Uncategorized
Tagged file folders, graphing, inexpensive whiteboards, student work, whiteboards
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A Sweet Treat for your HS Math Class
A basic premise of science is that much of the physical world can be described mathematically and that many physical phenomena are predictable. This was part of the scientific revolution that took place in Europe during the late 1500’s. So, … Continue reading
Posted in Algebra, Common Core, Math Education, Math Modeling, Technology
Tagged Algebra, Math Modeling
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