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Tag Archives: percents
Desmos: Percent Models
Inspiration For the past 3 years, my district has offered a back to school PD summit. Various people from inside and outside the district present. Since I’m Instructional Tech TOA, I presented. My sessions focused on Desmos and BreakoutEDU*. The … Continue reading
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Tagged Instructional Technology, math, Middle School, percents, technology
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Desmos: Percent Challenges
Inspiration These days, I’ve been a bit obsessed with the double number line. I love using it to teach proportional reasoning – especially percents. Why? A double number line… Allows for flexible thinking. Expands on a single idea to present a bigger … Continue reading
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Tagged Challenges, desmos, math, percents, technology
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3Act : Dried Mango
Percent of change falls within the 7th grade standard domain of Ratios & Proportional Reasoning. Knowing that students often struggle with this topic, I wanted to create a 3act to aid in their understanding. I initially wanted to show the … Continue reading
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Tagged 3Act, math education, Percent of decrease, percents, proportional Reasoning, SMP#4
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Percents and Proportions and Desmos – Oh My!
The other day a teacher asked me to create a lesson that had elements of a Number Talk involving percents. Her students had recently been discussing proportional reasoning and the constant of proportionality. Knowing this, I decided to combine percents and … Continue reading