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Applied Math Lesson Plan

Applied Math Lesson Plan

This fall I will be teaching a new course entitled “Applied Mathematics” which is intended for students who demonstrate a need to reduce the Algebra II requirement in the Michigan Merit Curriculum due to academic difficulty in Algebra I and/or Geometry. The course features interwoven strands of algebra and functions, statistics, and probability, with a focus on applications of mathematics. Students will learn to recognize and describe important patterns that relate quantitative variables and develop strategies to make sense of real-world data. The course will develop students’ abilities to solve problems involving chance and to approximate solutions to more complex probability problems by using simulation. The goal that will be addressed in this lesson is to review Algebra I fundamentals,... Show More


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Stefani Makowski
Stefani Makowski (Teacher (K-12))
8 years ago

Provides students an interesting way to learn required materials while relating math principles to everyday life. Uses Moodle as a collaboration tool in completing interactive weekly assignments. Materials can be adapted for different types of learners. Also uses novelty items (YouTube) to engage learners.

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