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171. Interactivate: Circle Graphs

Activity Description

Interactivate is mathematics courseware containing more than 80 classroom-tested interactive activities and tools. Suggested lesson plans and discussions based on various concepts contained in the activities help support standards-based approaches to mathematics education. Students can also use the site to learn fractions, do comparisons, create Venn Diagrams and practice other mathematics concepts. Great for the visual learner. Supplemental materials for the activities and lesson plans exist in the form of help files, worksheets, open-ended explorations, a dictionary, and links to various standards. They are appropriate for elementary grades through undergraduate courses. Interactivate materials need a browser with Java enabled.

For this activity you will discuss circle graphs, demonstrate them, and then assign students to make their own.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
172. Internal Revenue Service: Understanding Taxes

Activity Description

The Internal Revenue Service has detailed lesson plans to guide your instruction from the introduction of a given income tax concept, through its development, to the lesson conclusion. Materials include printable PDFs for use in a traditional classroom setting, along with interactive online activities. The flexibility of this program allows you to customize this program to fit the learning needs of your students.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
173. IXL: Math Practice - Quadratic Formulas

Activity Description

Quadratic Equations
Source: IXL Quadratic Formulas Activity page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this activity, students solve twenty quadratic equations online using the quadratic formula. Incorrect answers are provided with Review, Remember, and Solve which take the student step-by-step to find the correct solution.

This site includes math exercises that can be done, corrected, and reviewed online. It is divided by grades, and you can choose the state standards. The free version only allows the student to answer 20 questions each day.

Program Areas

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

Levels

High
174. IXL: Math Practice - Scientific Notation

Activity Description

 

Scientific Notation
Source: IXL Scientific Notation Activity page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

This activity gives students the needed practice to reinforce classroom instruction on Scientific Notation. Students are asked to convert from standard form to scientific notation. Students who answer incorrectly are given an explanation of the correct solution and an opportunity to try again.

This site requires a paid membership; however, you are permitted free access to 20 questions per day. IXL provides differential instruction and tracks student progress with the paid subscription. The questions will automatically increase in difficulty as the student improves.

The cost is not exorbitant, but at the present time, it is $299 per year and up for your class.

Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High
175. IXL: Math Practice - Slopes of Lines

Activity Description

Slope of a Line
Source: Slope of a Line practice page (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This activity gives students the needed practice to reinforce classroom instruction on Slope. Students are asked to find the slope given a line on the Coordinate Plane, two points on a line, and a linear equation. Students who answer incorrectly are given an explanation of the correct solution and an opportunity to try again.

Geometry
Source: Geometry Lessons Available (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

 

This site requires a paid membership; however, you are permitted free access to 20 questions per day. IXL provides differentiated instruction and tracks student progress with a paid subscription. The questions will automatically increase in difficulty as the student improves.

Program Areas

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

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.