Reflection: Accountability FInal Discussion - "Demystifying e" PLUS Skills Practice with Logarithms - Section 3: Extra Practice/Homework Time

 

Looking for a way to keep students accountable for doing their homework?  See the attached Homework Quiz.

4-5 times throughout the semester, I check homework through a Homework Quiz.  Homework Quizzes are really no more serious than a normal assignment, but there is something about it that lights a fire under the students.  When I sense student motivation is lacking, I simply tell them that there just might be a Homework Quiz on the following day.  (If you are going to say this talk, however, you certainly have to back it up from time to time!)

Again, Homework Quizzes are graded no more heaviliy than a normal homework assignment in my class.  To conduct a homework quiz, simply ask your students to write down the problem and all work for any four problems on the assignment.  The nice thing about a Homework Quiz is that it is easy to grade and can be given with very short notice - all you have to do is hand them out and select four problems. 

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FInal Discussion - "Demystifying e" PLUS Skills Practice with Logarithms

Unit 2: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Lesson 17 of 21

Objective: This lesson provides students with the opportunity to analyze how they process reading difficult mathematical literature. The lesson also culminates with a checkpoint review of solving equations by using logarithms.

Big Idea: This lesson builds on the “concept level” understanding that the students have obtained on “e” and extends that knowledge to skills practice and the natural logarithm function. It also focuses on mathematics specific readings strategies.

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Math, Algebra, master teacher project, Algebra II, 11th Grade
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