Using Graphs

Many university professors complain incoming scholars struggle with interpreting graphs. A skill builder offers three different types of exercises including calculating slope, interpreting graphs, and extrapolating outside the plotted values. Each offers immediate feedback and help describing how to approach and solve the various problems.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use early in the year as a review of graphing and slope
  • Discuss the axis belonging to the dependent versus independent variable
Classroom Considerations
  • Works on all Internet-capable devices including smartphones, tablets, iPads, Chromebooks, laptop computers, desktop computers, and SMART Boards
Pros
  • Provides directions, teacher notes, and discussion questions
  • A system of stars and medals allows for a quick way to verify completed work
Cons
  • None
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