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Real life examples to motivate the study of linear functions
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Patterning tasks are a great way to introduce linear equations. Something like the Pool Border Task (here's a sample lesson plan; I use a stripped-down version) builds a lot of student buy-in for ...

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How to reinforce mental times tables skills in a senior calculus (optimisation) class?
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One thing that has been very helpful for me is reinforcing how valuable quick mental arithmetic can be. I recently taught about some great mental math shortcuts for squaring any reasonably sized ...

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