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Fun and worthwhile activities that align with my curriculum. New materials using real-world math that sudents are interested in. Students were interested and engaged.
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GRADES 6-8

SOLVING THE UNKNOWN WITH ALGEBRA

Skills addressed: Pre-algebra skills including using formulas, solving for unknowns, and manipulating equations.

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Solving the unknown with algebra

GRADES 6-8

CONVERSIONS ROCK!

Skills addressed: Converting fractions, decimals, and percents.

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Solving the unknown with algebra

GRADES 7-8 (& ADVANCED)

CULTIVATING DATA

Skills addressed: Key data analysis concepts, including calculating measures of central tendencey and expected value, as well as constructing and interpereting line plots, stem-and-leaf plots, box-
and-whisker plots, and scatterplots with lines of best fit.

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Cultivating Data

GRADES 6-8

PLAN, SAVE, SUCCEED!

Skills addressed: Key financial literacy topics, including budgeting; calculating deductions and interest using percentages, fractions, or decimals; financial responsibility and decision making; planning and money management; saving and investing income; and managing credit and debt.

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Plan, Save, Succeed!

GRADES 6-8

SETTING THE STAGE WITH GEOMETRY

Skills addressed: Measuring perimeter, area, surface area, and volume.

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Solving the unknown with algebra

GRADES 4-6

BARS, LINES, & PIES

Skills addressed: Bar graphs, line graphs, and pie charts.

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Solving the unknown with algebra

GRADES 6-8

THE POWER OF PROBABILITY

Skills addressed: Strategies to identify the likelihood of an event occurring; calculating simple and compound probability; sampling and proportions.

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Next Probability Program >
Solving the unknown with algebra

GRADES 6-8

SHAKE, RATTLE, & ROLL

Skills addressed: Understanding probability through histograms, scatterplots and tree diagrams.

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governments, and organizations to help them plan for the future. Actuarial science is
the discipline that applies math and statistical methods to assess risk.

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