Rainbow Parabolas

Have you or your students ever wondered how a graphing calculator is programmed? Well in this festive lesson “Rainbow Parabolas” (inspired by amazing work of Ontario educators Lisa Ann Floyd, George Gadanidis, and Jeff Cummings) you’ll code your first graphing calculator and work to apply your own magical transformation knowledge! Idea taken from this Tweet…

How Safe is Safe?

If your students are like ours, they’re hungry to get as many applications of money in math class as possible?  Let’s feed this hunger and help them grow in their financial literacy!  In this lesson, students will explore exponential decay through the lens of inflation and the future value of $1000. P.S. Certainly this is…

How Safe is Safe: Scratch

Emphasis: Exponential Growth and Decay Creator: Mike Larson    Twitter: @boundsofoutmath Students will understand the power of exponential growth and be able to write programs that allow them to solve problems related to arithmetic and geometric sequences including the Legend of the Chessboard story. View Lesson Here