I used this resource as-is. Included are my teaching notes.
Note: the teaching notes (Word doc) covers both an overview of how I implemented several BIOMAAP resources in my course, as well as how I implemented this particular resource.
Here are my notes for Intro to BioMAAP:
The powerpoint took about 20 minutes to go through in class. I did not change the Powerpoint at all.
The 18x5 activity was engaging and helped students realize there are many ways to process a math problem. It gave us a language to talk about approaching math problems – that doing math isn’t just about getting the “right answer”, it’s also about thinking about how we do the math. This was a useful conversation for introductory-level students. We referred back to this concept repeatedly throughout the course.
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