So Many Graphs, So Little Time
Jennifer Wall, Christine Benson
graphs fall into five distinct categories. Show students these five categories
and help them understand the graphs that they are sure to see in real life.
Provoking Intellectual Need
generate a need for mathematical intellect generate motivation and promote
success in learning mathematics. Some specific tasks and ways to generate new
ones are offered.
Correlating Mathematics and Science
connect similar concepts in math and science that have different vocabulary and
different meanings to provide a deeper understanding of each subject.
Convincing and Justifying through Reasoning
Mary Mueller, Carolyn Maher
building models to address questions about fractions, we explore the types of
reasoning that naturally emerged and the environment that motivated students to
engage in proof.