Reflection: Grade Book and Data Analysis What are Matrices? - Section 1: Bell Work


I have separated this unit into 2 different learning targets. As I looked over the standards it seems that we have 2 different major goals.

  • The first goal deals with computational skills. This includes matrix addition, subtraction and multiplication along with scalar multiplication, calculating determinate of a matrix and finding the inverse.
  • The second goal is applying matrices to solve problems. I focused on 2 applications finding area and solving systems of equations.

As always my students receive the learning targets along with how grades will be determined. Students receive a learning log to document where they are throughout the unit on the learning targets.

  Grade Book and Data Analysis: Learning Targets
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What are Matrices?

Unit 4: Matrices
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT represent data in a matrix and determine the dimensions of a matrix.

Big Idea: Matrices give us a way to organize and analyze data

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Math, Precalculus and Calculus, modeling, analyzing data, organizing data, Matrices
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