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Update 4/25/2016: Algebra 1

Unit 8B is on Quadratic word problems.  The resources for this unit have been added to the Unit 8 page.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to find them.

Unit 8 – Quadratics

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Personalizing Word Problems

Many researchers have looked deeply at the impact of personalization of word problems on student achievement. Bailey notes that students “don’t care how many apples Bob gave to Suzy. 85 more words

Mathematical Thinking

WedWoPro #14 - Last one !

Every Wednesday, I give a chance to my child to explore a word problem a way that makes sense to her. And every Wednesday, I share the word problem, and my experience with you, so you can do the same ! 233 more words

Math

Outrageous Word Problems

Any of you ever have to do those absurdly worded word problems in your math textbooks, about people who buy like 40 watermelons? Sometimes it just feels like the writers took out a dictionary and pointed at a random word saying this is what we need to make a math problem about. 171 more words

Without A Paddle

WedWoPro #13 - Few more days !

Every Wednesday, I give a chance to my child to explore a word problem a way that makes sense to her. And every Wednesday, I share the word problem, and my experience with you, so you can do the same ! 173 more words

Math

WedWoPro #12 - You have few more minutes !

Every Wednesday, I give a chance to my child to explore a word problem a way that makes sense to her. And every Wednesday, I share the word problem, and my experience with you, so you can do the same ! 284 more words

Math

Day 136: The One with the Quadratic Root Word Problems

Finishing off the week with some word problems. Our structure here is to have students read and translate word problems, work together to solve them, then do a write up on it. 164 more words

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