Tag Archives: proportional Reasoning

3-Act : 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 3-act to aid in their understanding. I initially wanted to show the … Continue reading

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Desmos, Dilations & The Vertical Classroom

This is a story about a Desmos Activity Builder that flopped The changes that transformed it into a successful activity 1st time teaching the lesson:  Mrs. Paine’s room I’m excited to test out the Desmos Activity Builder on Dilations with students.  The lesson started … Continue reading

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Designing & Implementing a 3-Act Lesson: The Drumstick Dash

If we want innovative students, we need to be innovative leaders and educators.                                                       … Continue reading

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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

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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

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