Our favorite lesson, an interactive experiment that models exponential decay, launches with a loud dice roll. This exploration engages students in lively data collection that motivates interest in key components of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: functions, modeling, and statistics and probability (CCSSI 2010).
Alison L. Mall and Mike Risinger
Courtney R. Nagle and Deborah Moore-Russo
Students must be able to relate many representations of slope to form an integrated understanding of the concept.