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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections The Concept Holding Your Students Back Lesson 8-1: Revealing Proportional Relationships Through a Composed Unit – Discussion Reply To: Lesson 8-1: Revealing Proportional Relationships Through a Composed Unit – Discussion

  • Robin Bergen

    Member
    April 13, 2021 at 3:11 pm

    I often find that students who don’t have knowledge or experience with something have difficulty making an estimate. Suppose a student has never cooked before or made rice before. It makes the estimation possibly way off because they haven’t had the experience. I find it difficult to do problems with 8th graders that begin with, ” You rented a car…” or ” You took out a loan from the bank….” . I would definitely do this activity because I do believe they get the gist of it.