Note: As you begin to insert your responses to the prompts found in this document, please be sure to save it frequently, (and note the location of the file) so as to not lose any of your work. Once completed, you will submit this document to WGU for grading. Instruct What student misconceptions have you encountered related to fraction, decimal, and percentage concepts? How do you help students understand the notion of equivalence among fractions or prepare them for this understanding? One misconception I have encountered with fraction is that students have a misunderstanding of what the denominator and numerator represent when using a visual aid. For example, if given a picture with ¾ shaded, they cannot identify which is the denominator or numerator. When working with decimals, I find that students think that decimals are two independent sets of whole numbers separated by a decimal point. This often leads to incorrectly ordering decimals. For example to think that 0.47 is bigger than 0.5. They miss represents expressing fractions as decimals. For example to think that 1/4 is 0.4 To help students have an understanding and appreciation of fractions, decimals, and percentages, as a teacher, I need to help them find relationships between units of different quantities and converting between fractions, decimals, and percentages. Students need to understand that fractions, decimals, and percentages are equivalent ways of writing the same quantity. Students need good…
In preparation for fractions number talk what I observed was very beneficial for students at the carpet it allowed students to discuss and share with one another. I liked the fact that after a student share students had to give a particular cue saying if they agreed with peer. I thought that was awesome. I also like how she went over what to expect during learning at table and how students will share. So some type of feedback was to be expected even if student did not still quite understand. As…
For this curriculum study, I chose third grade mathematics as my unit of study. As far as my objectives go, I would want my students to walk away from this particular section of fractions with the understanding of what a fraction is, the difference between the components of a fraction such as the numerator and denominator, knowing how to identify how many parts of a whole are shaded in, and knowing how to simplify a fraction. As far as my instructional method, I created an original prezi, which…
recognition of world to this earthly and material world. When the world cut its cord from its origin and destination, the only priority with is prominent is describing the present situation of the world and things around. Beginning of rationalism of thoughts must track its origin in Greek philosophy and hidden theoretical rationalism found there. Because by presenting a rationalistic interpretation of the world, religious and heavenly interpretations gradually faded. This kind of novel thought…
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus evaluate an antiderivative at the upper and lower limits of integration and take the difference. This theorem is separated into two parts. The first part is called the first fundamental theorem of calculus and states that one of the antiderivatives of some function may be obtained as the integral of the function with a variable bound of integration. The second part of the theorem, called the second fundamental theorem of…
John Gutmann was one of America’s most distinctive photographers. Gutmann was born in Germany where he became an artist. He later fled Germany due to the Nazi’s because he was a Jew. Gutmann moved to San Francisco and re-established himself as a photojournalist captivating the lives of Americans. He mainly took photographs of people who were imperfect like himself because of his Jewish nationality. Gutmann targeted the poor, circus folk, the gay community and the rich. Two of Gutmann’s works are…
The fundamental theorem of Calculus: The fundamental theorem of calculus asserts the interrelated properties of integration and differentiation. It says that a function when differentiated, can be brought back by integrating (anti-derivative) or a function when integrated, can be brought back by differentiation. First theorem: Let f be a function that is integrable on [a,x] for each x in [a,b], then let c be such that a≤c≤b and define a new function A as follows, A(x)=∫_c^x▒f(x)dt, if a≤x≤b.…
the equation & based off what I did I'm assuming that his possible answer came out not to be an real answer to his problem & that is mainly because the equation itself is not true when eighty one is inserted for the letter x in the default problem. Okay so basically for this particular problem we have to think of f of x as basically the y value if that makes sense. So this would mean that if you use addition for the number two & + to the letter y we will see the function go up by two. The…
Story evaluation The story that will be evaluated is one entitled “Man was paid $2 500 to conceive a child with his neighbor’s beauty queen wife, but failed after 3 months trying”. Firstly, there is doubt in the story due to the source which is responsible for sharing the news. The source is a website known as 9GAG, which does not have any reputable evaluation system, and anyone is free to post a story he or she wants. However, judging by the comments on the post, many individuals assume the…
Intervention Description Joint Protection (JP) is a strategy for performing activities to minimise the amount of strain and pain throughout the joints being used (Goodacre & McArthur, 2013). Common barriers clients face when applying JP strategies are; information memorisation, fear of appearing disabled and the unwillingness to change lifelong habits. Studies indicate that addressing these barriers is imperative for increasing the effectiveness of JP (Hammond et al, 1999) (Niedermann et al,…