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NCAMS Winter Luncheon Resources

So, I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the NCAMS Winter Luncheon about issues with Common Core Algebra II. I shared work that I had been doing and, of course, had the ubiquitous Power Point presentation as well as other resources.

I promised the great Long Island teachers who were attending that I’d put up a post with many of the materials that I showed them. So, here it is. I’m going to try my best to remember all of the requests I had for shared materials.

NCAMS Winter Luncheon Power Point

Link to Statistical Simulators and GAISE Report

Link to Topics Not Tested on CC Alg II Regents

Those were the main links that folks asked me to include. I thought I would also give links to some of the Desmos graphs that are tied to CC Algebra II.

Unit Circle and the Sine Function

General Unit Circle with Inscribed Right Triangle

The Standard Form of a Parabola with Focus and Directrix

These last three are what I call “Fitting Games.” They are images of graphs you can give kids to try to fit them by experimentation. I’ll be coming out with many more of these because I think they are a great way to get kids to think about what equation models a graph using trial and error.

Easy Parabola Fit #1

Easy Parabola Fit #2

Polynomial Puzzle Fit #1

Polynomial Puzzle Fit #2

Polynomial Puzzle Fit #3