National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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234- Direct Variation Is Not a Slippery Slope

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Centennial Ballroom B/C (Hyatt Regency )
Lead Speaker:
Laurie Boswell

  • 234.Boswell.DirectVariationIsNotASlipperySlope.pdf (1.2 MB)
  • 234.Boswell.DirectVariationIsNotASlipperySlope.pdf (1.2 MB)

  • I will share a series of carefully designed activities that help students make sense of slope as a constant rate of change. We will connect slope and direct variation. We will also use applications of skate ramps, TV screens, and protein shakes, as well as discuss inverse variation.

    Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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