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January 2016

TwMM Problem 1.2 Bridge Length and Strength

Students conduct another experiment to explore a nonlinear relationship as they test how bridge length is related to strength. They look for patterns in their collected data and use the patterns to make predictions. Content ACE Pacing Materials Resources Problem… Continue Reading →

Common Core Standards for Thinking with Mathematical Models

8.EE.B.5 Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways. For example, compare a distance-time graph to a distance-time equation to determine which of two moving objects has… Continue Reading →

TWMM Problem 1.1 Bridge Thickness and Strength

Students conduct an experiment to explore a linear relationship as they test how bridge thickness is related to strength. They display their collected data in a table and a graph, look for relationships, and use the relationships to make predictions…. Continue Reading →

While You Were Out Form

Students will miss class from time to time.  I’ve found that it is very helpful to give a while you were out form to a student helper at the beginning of class to complete for an absent student. The student… Continue Reading →

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