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Knurek – PBL

PBL Lesson: “Height vs. Shoe Size” Standards: 8.SP.1: Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association. … Continue reading

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PBL – Heller

Project Overview: For this project, students will be working to create optimal bus routes for the school district. The district has determined that the bus routes are not longer the most effective or efficient based on many factors. Students will be … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning Lessons – Markham

Team Building Lesson – Zoom Overview and Objectives: In a collaborative classroom, team building is an essential component of success. Students need to work together and support one another to truly function as a team while problem solving and learning … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning – Knurek

Team-Building Lesson: “If You Build It…” Gumdrop and Toothpick Bridges Standards: 8.F.4: Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship … Continue reading

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Cooperative Learning – Heller

Team Building Activity: Set up: For this team building activity, students will be in small groups of 3 – 4 students. Materials: Each group will receive a set of 3 sticks, 6 colored rings and the following prompt: Set up: arrange the sticks … Continue reading

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CBCI Unit Plan – Markham

The following reflects an outline for an Algebra unit on factoring that was developed using CBCI philosophies as outlined in Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom by Lynn Erickson, Lois Lanning, and Rachel French.   Unit Title: Factoring: … Continue reading

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Knurek – CBCI

Unit Title: Scientific Notation: Using Exponents to Make Meaning of the World Around Us! Conceptual Lens: Mathematical/Scientific, Researcher Unit Strands: Converting Between Scientific Notation and Standard Form Operations with Scientific Notation Real-World Applications with Scientific Notation Web: Generalizations: Exponents can be … Continue reading

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CBCI Lesson Plan – Heller

Unit Title: Linear Relationships: What will happen next? Subject: Algebra I  Lesson Opening: You’ve already learned all of the building blocks of linear functions. We’ve worked with at least three different ways to represent linear relationships and have a strong understanding … Continue reading

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Bradford – CBCI Lesson Plan

Area and Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Triangles Conceptual Lens: Geometry Time Allocation: 3-4 Days Grade: 7th; taught as a review of 6th grade content Unit Overview:  Area and perimeter are used all of the time in real life – from … Continue reading

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