Can We Talk?
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Students apply the strategies for adding and subtracting decimals and for solving multi-step problems. They do this while simulating an activity in which they compare cell phone plans to convince their parents that they need a cell phone.
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Distributions and Their Shapes
What can we find out about the data from the way it is shaped? Looking at displays that are familiar from previous grades, the class forms meaningful conjectures based upon the context of the data. The introductory lesson to descriptive...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Kindness Counts: Understanding Charitable Giving
Financial literacy is generally focused on personal spending and saving, but consider an opportunity to talk to your pupils about how charitable giving can also factor into money management and how it can enhance life for both oneself...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How High Can You Count on Your Fingers?
Is it a coincidence that fingers are called digits? Did you know that one finger can represent one digit or even six parts? Watch a somewhat confusing video that explains the possibilities of counting to numbers higher than 10 on your...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math
Compare Decimals Using a Number Line
Check out how a number line can be used to compare decimals to the thousandths place in the second of three videos. The instructor helps avoid the pitfall of thinking that a longer number equals a number of greater value. She then...
2 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Choose a Strategy to Solve Ratio Problems
The series of videos introduces five ways to solve ratio problems, but how do you choose which one to use? In the video, show class members that they can pick any strategy to solve their problem to see how each option gives the same...
5 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand How Translations Change Coordinates
Translating a figure is really quite simple. The video talks through the steps to shift and check that the graph ended up in the right spot. The narrator talks through the steps and goes over some common mistakes individuals can make...
5 mins 8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Determine Whether Events are Independent Within a Two-Way Table
Determining if music preference depends on a city region depends on math. Turns out music can be dependent on the location where people live, and we can predict what music choices people like. Two-way tables display data from different...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed