Reflection: Trust and Respect Factoring Polynomials 2 + take-home assessment - Section 4: Homework

 

I think giving a take-home assessment is a golden opportunity for teaching academic honesty.  This year, a few students cheated - using technology (texting pictures of tests) that enabled them to do it in a much easier way.  Rather than pull my hair out in frustration and yell, I decided to use this as a real teaching opportunity.

I had them complete an assignment that was multi-faceted and pushed them to see the consequences of their actions while still being held accountable.

 

Check out the attached resource - and let me know feedback if you have it.  Thanks!

  Trust and Respect: Academic dishonesty - how do we teach this?
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Factoring Polynomials 2 + take-home assessment

Unit 12: POLYNOMIALS AND FACTORING
Lesson 7 of 12

Objective: SWBAT solve equations by factoring and using the zero product property.

Big Idea: What does an imagined new TSA security screening machine have to do with the zero product property? Find out in this lesson that pushes students to use simple deductive reasoning.

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Math, Algebra, Algebra 1, Math 8, operations on polynomials, polynomials
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