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Tag Archives: equations
Rethinking Classroom Design: Collaborative Stations, VNPS & Desmos
Twitter Math Camp ’15 sent me down the vertical classroom path (Click here to read post). Throughout the 20152016 school year, I promoted vertical nonpermanent surfaces (VNPS) whenever possible. Lucky for me, Joe, a 7th/8th grade teacher, was interested and additional white … Continue reading
Posted in desmos, Math Education, TMC15, Twitter Math Camp
Tagged classroom design, collaboration, collaboration stations, desmos, equations, math, math education, Vertical classroom, VNPS
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Desmos & Writing a line in SlopeIntercept Form
One of my teachers asked me to incorporate a different perspective on writing a line in slopeintercept form when given two points. As I drafted notes, I thought, “Why not write the steps in my blog”. I’ll have a hard … Continue reading
Posted in desmos, equations, graphing, linear equations, Math Education, mathematics, SlopeIntercept Form, Uncategorized
Tagged desmos, education, equations, graph, Linear, math, math education, points, slope, slopeintercept form, yintercept
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St. Patrick’s Day – Desmos Style
Growing up in an Irish family outside of Boston, St. Patrick’s day was a special holiday – especially since my dad and his siblings are first generation Irish Americans. One of our traditions … skipping school on March 17th and spending it together … Continue reading
Posted in desmos, equations, graph, graphing, math, Math Education, technology
Tagged desmos, equations, graphs, math, math education, quadratic, St. Patrick's Day, technology
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Race Day (Part 3): The Results: Involving Inverse & Direct Variation Graphs
Here it is, the 3rd and final installment of Race Day. Training is over. The race has come and gone. Celebrations have ended. All that’s left is the analysis…. Before: 13.1 = xy … Continue reading
Race Day (Part 2): The Morning Of…
Race Day It’s January 18, 2015. The morning of the Carlsbad TriCity Half Marathon. The day I find out where my finishing time will be located on the inverse variation graph representing 13.1 = rt. I’m ready. My ipod is charged. … Continue reading
Posted in graphing, inverse variation, math, mathematics, running
Tagged d=rt, desmos, equations, graphs, Inverse variation, math education, modeling with mathematics, SMP#4
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Race Day (Part 1): Oh, The Possibilities!
I’m sure you know someone who’s entered a race whether it be, running, cycling, swimming, skating or skiing. A friend. Family member. A student. Yourself! Maybe you watch NASCAR, walk with a friend or commute to work? If so, Then … Continue reading
Posted in graphing, inverse variation, math, mathematics, Modeling Mathematics, running
Tagged d=rt, desmos, equations, Inverse variation, math education, modeling with mathematics, SMP#4
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