Multiplying Integers Using Videotape

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Lights, camera ... math? Put some action in your upcoming multiplication of integers lesson with a thought-provoking activity. Algebra all-stars get acquainted with the idea of positive and negative rates by observing the forward and reverse movements of a classmate on video. The teacher's guide includes printables and tips for execution.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Give pupils time at the end of the activity to compare their predictions and outcomes, then write short reflections on them
  • Circulate among small groups during discussion periods to steer their thinking in the right direction, if necessary
Classroom Considerations

  • Create small groups within the class and seat them together before beginning the lesson
Pros

  • Activity is simple, innovative, and engaging
  • Structure of the lesson promotes understanding of the concepts rather than memorization
Cons

  • None
Common Core