Here's the Scenario
Learners enter data into a MS Excel spreadsheet and use the software to change data and predict the outcome of different situations and to test out what-if possibilities.
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Introduction to Systems of Linear Equations
Here is a lesson that really delivers! Middle schoolers collaborate to consider pizza prices from four different pizza parlors. Using systems of simultaneous equations, they graph each scenario to determine the best value. Developed for...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Cold War
Take your instruction on the Cold War to the next level by having learners participate in a group role-playing exercise, working to convey pertinent information and illustrate the intense anxiety related to this time period in the United...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Using Random Sampling to Draw Inferences
Emerging statisticians develop the ability to make inferences from sample data while also working on proportional relationships in general. Here, young learners examine samples for bias, and then use random samples to make inferences...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Preventing Voter Fraud or Encouraging Voter Suppression?
The issues of voter fraud and voter suppression are relevant in every election, local as well as national. Soon-to-be voters learn about a recent bill proposed in North Carolina, the Voter Information and Verification Act, and decide for...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Push and Pull Factors and Human Rights
What factors might make a person want to emigrate from their home country? What factors might make a person want to immigrate to a new country? Class members study the various waves of immigration to the US, looking at data about the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Functions Represented by Situations
What good are functions in the real world? Learners take real-world situations and investigate the associated function. Documentation of real-world scenarios helps learners connect key mathematical vocabulary words with certain functions.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Creating Linear Equations in One Variable
The example of two travelers meeting somewhere along the road has been a stereotypical joke about algebra as long as algebra has existed. Here in this detailed presentation, this old trope gets a careful and approachable treatment....
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable