Learning Math: Patterns, Functions and Algebra
Linear Functions and Slope (#105)
Explore linear relationships by looking at lines and slopes. Using computer spreadsheets, examine dynamic dependence and linear relationships and learn to recognize linear relationships expressed in tables, equations, and graphs. Also, explore the role of slope and dependent and independent variables in graphs of linear relationships, and the relationship of rates to slopes and equations. [27 minutes]
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Information For Teachers
- Grade Levels
- 6-8, 9-12
- Curricular Areas
- Professional Development
- Series Length
- 11 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 27 minutes
- Record Rights
- Recording/duplication allowed as long as IPTV broadcasts the series. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: "LEARNING MATH: Patterns, Functions, and Algebra," organized around NCTM content standards, strives to help teachers better understand the mathematics concepts underlying the content that they teach. This professional development series explores the 'big ideas' in algebraic thinking, such as finding, describing, and using patterns; using functions to make predictions; understanding linearity and proportional reasoning; understanding non-linear functions; and understanding and exploring algebraic structure.
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