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19 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Aleksandra Kaplon-Schilis
In this lesson students will use mathematical models to describe real-world objects and to gain better understanding of quadratic functions.
State Apportionment Lesson Plans and Task
13 Mar 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jenifer Hummer
University of Delaware
Three secondary teachers and a mathematics education researcher planned two lessons and revised them through lesson study. The teachers adapted the State Apportionment Task from the Mathematical...
Beanbag Toss (Grades 6-8)
07 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jody Britten1, Marka Carson, Jacob Cordeiro, Misael Jiminez1, Erika Villegas-Jiminez1
Pomona Unified School District, CA
The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing a fair--yet challenging--beanbag toss game.
Beanbag Toss (Grades 3-5)
Beanbag Toss (Grades K-2)
Emergency Water Supply (Grades 6-8)
05 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Laura Pahler, Marcy Santos1, Ralph Olaiz1, Elizabeth Soto1, Vinn Kanchana
This classroom lesson presents students with the task of determining how much water their school would to store in case of an emergency disaster.
Design a Zoo (Grades 6-8)
By Project IMMERSION
This classroom lesson presents students with the job of designing a zoo, which could include modeling tasks ranging from choosing and locating the exhibits to setting the right admission prices.
Design a Zoo (Grades 3-5)
Building the Best Playground (Grades 3-5)
By Marka Carson1, Erika Villegas-Jiminez1, Misael Jiminez1, Jody Britten1
The classroom lesson presents students with the task of developing an optimal design for a school playground.
Accelerated Reader (Grades 3-5)
By Laura Pahler, Maurice Cuevas1, Emily Lane2, Marka Carson, Jody Britten1, Misael Jiminez1, Erika Villegas-Jiminez1, Diane Hubbard-Knight1, Kristina Sandberg1
1. IMMERSION 2. Harvey Mudd College
This classroom lesson presents students with the task of designing a reading schedule to help them reach an overall (total word) reading goal for the year.
Neighborhood Fences and Gates
28 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ricardo Cortez1, Cynthia Anhalt2, Susan Staats3, Marta Civil2
1. Tulane University 2. University of Arizona 3. University of Minnesota
This classroom modeling project targets the competency of proposing functions that meet certain properties and features, which is part of many modeling processes. It is suitable for high school or...
Pain Medication Treatment Modeling Project
14 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Ricardo Cortez
This classroom modeling project applies mathematical techniques to solve a problem related to drug dosage patterns. Suitable for high school or undergraduate students. Prerequisite: Calculus I.
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...