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Name

Megan Yanes

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Email Address

m_yanes@yahoo.com

School

A.D.Henderson University School

Dynamic Worksheets

Explanation of the file links below - The first link is the title of a dynamic worksheet and clicking on this link will open the html file. The link next to that one is a Lesson Plan. Click on this link to download a lesson plan for the worksheet. Click on the Download link to download a zip folder of these two files, a MS Word version of the Lesson Plan, and supporting ggb and java jar files. You will need these other files if you will not be connected to the internet while using these materials.









Using GeoGebra in the Classroom

Below, I have listed some topics from Algebra I Honors that I would teach using GeoGebra.

Data

  • Make a scatter plot
  • Variables
  • evaluate variable expressions
  • Use the order of operations to evaluate algebraic expressions
  • Evaluate expressions containing exponents

Solving Equations

  • Use tables and graphs to predict
  • Find exact and approximate solutions to equations that contain decimals

Beginning Graphing

  • Plot points on a coordinate plane
  • Graph a linear equation using a table of values
  • Interpret slope in real-life situations
  • Write equations to represent direct variation
  • Graph horizontal and vertical lines
  • Find the intercepts of a linear equation or graph
  • Use intercepts to make a quick graph of a linear equation
  • Solve linear equations graphically

Formal Graphing

  • Determine whether a linear model is appropriate
  • Find a linear equation that approximates a set of data
  • Use a linear model to make real-life predictions
  • Write an equation of the line given two points on the line
  • Use rates to model real-life problems
  • Find the slope of a line using two points
  • Use the point-slope form to write an equation of a line
  • Use slope-intercept form to write the equation of a line
  • Graph a linear equation given in slope-intercept form
  • Write a linear equation in standard form

Inequalities

  • Use inequalities to solve real-world problems
  • Graph/solve linear inequalities in one variable
  • Use linear inequalities in two variables to model and solve real-life problems
  • Graph linear inequalities in two variables
  • Use compound inequalities to model/solve real-life problems
  • Write, solve and graph compound inequalities
  • Solve absolute value equations and inequalities
  • Graph absolute value equations and inequalities

Functions

  • Use function notation to represent real-life situations
  • Make input-output tables

Systems

  • Use linear systems to model real-life situations
  • Solve linear systems by graphing
  • Identify linear systems as having one solution, no solution, or infinitely many solutions
  • Solve a system of linear inequalities

Exponent laws

  • Use properties of exponents to evaluate powers and simplify exponential expressions
  • Write and use models for exponential growth and decay
  • Graph models for exponential growth and decay
  • Graph exponential functions

Square roots

  • Evaluate and approximate square roots
  • Use the Pythagorean theorem and its converse
  • Find the distance and midpoint between two points

Quadratics

  • Choose a model that best fits a collection of data
  • Sketch the graph of a quadratic function
  • Solve a quadratic equation graphically
  • Solve quadratic equations by factoring
  • Use the discriminant to find the number of solutions to a quadratic equation
  • Relate factors and x-intercepts
  • Sketch the graph of a quadratic inequality

Proportions, Variation

  • Use rates and ratios to model real-life problems
  • Use direct and inverse variations to model real life situations
  • Solve direct and inverse variation equations

Rational Expressions

  • Solve rational equations
  • Graph rational functions