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Teacher to Teacher
Teacher to Teacher: Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing Squares

Natalya Vinogradova 

March 2007, Volume 12, Issue 7, Page 403

Abstract:

A lesson on developing an understanding of quadratic equations. Article discusses the use of algebra tiles to complete the square to solve a quadratic equation.

Teacher to Teacher is a department written by teachers for other teachers. This department features implications for improving instruction aimed at ideas teachers can use in their own classrooms, schools, and communities. Teacher to Teacher is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

 

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Teacher
Modeling
Manipulatives
Quadratics
Representation