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76. Using AI to Create Career Related Math Problems: Percentages

Activity Description

Teaching Math requires teachers to know multiple ways to explain a topic, scaffolding to assist students in step-by-step problem solving, and focus student interest by applying mathematics to their personal interest. Artificial Intelligence can help with all three of these areas. 

Students Working on Computers
Source: Best Practices for Using Websites with Students (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
 Two current AI applications are ChatGPT and Canva.  AI's ability to apply math concepts to real-world scenarios makes it an excellent source to use with your classes. Students can enter prompts that address their job preference and apply math to their field of interest. But that is just one way to use AI. If students struggle understanding a concept, AI can address the math concept in a different way differentiating by student need. Canva gives you the opportunity to use Math templates in creating your lessons.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
77. Using FDA's Interactive Nutrition Facts Label to Make Healthier Food Choices

Activity Description

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Students discuss eating habits, answer the main idea and supporting detail questions about a video about serving sizes, interpret and analyze food labels, navigate websites to gain and gather information, and present findings. 

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
78. Utah Education Network - Writing Algebraic Expressions For Words

Activity Description

 

Screenshot of the Writing Algebraic Expressions Lesson
Source: https://www.uen.org/lessonplan/view/23407 (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
This activity asks students to translate verbal expressions into algebraic expressions and includes Evaluating Expressions Bingo Game and Expressions Card Game to practice their skills.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
79. Utah Education Network: Analyzing Informational Text

Activity Description

 

Screenshot of Utah Education Network - Analyzing Informational Text website
Source: Analyzing Informational Text Lesson Plan (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this activity, students use the Informational Text Analysis Tool to deconstruct the essential elements of informational text. The suggested text is a character analysis of Amelia Earhart by Nellie Simmons Meier written in 1931; however, teachers may select the text of their choice.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

All Levels
80. Utah Education Network: Solving Percent Problems With Proportions

Activity Description

 

In this activity, students use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems. There are several segments in this activity, which can be spread over days as needed
 
Solving Percent Problems With Proportions
Source: Solving Percent Problems with Proportions (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this activity, students use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems. There are several segments in this activity, which can be spread over days as needed.

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.