You have many options when it comes to an Algebra 2 curriculum. With Discovering Advanced Algebra, you’re choosing a curriculum that engages your students in meaningful ways to help them master and retain the material you teach!
Discovering Advanced Algebra is based on a pedagogy of discovery, hands-on learning, and rich use of technology. See how students learn together in groups and with their teacher in this video that shows a class working on Lesson 7.3: Complete the Square in Discovering Advanced Algebra.
These step-by-step investigations can be printed and used in your classroom. Teacher notes assist you in guiding students through activities, projects, and exercises to deepen students? knowledge as they develop, practice, and refine their skills.
In How High Can You Go?, students use the quadratic formula to find the trajectory of a baseball. This deepening skills investigation prompts students to examine the validity of their solutions in context and develop the habit of figuring out not just ?what? but also ?if? and ?why.?
In The Box Factory investigation, students construct open-top boxes to explore cubic functions and relate the graphs of polynomial functions to the number of zeros. This hands-on activity leads them to a deeper, more meaningful understanding than they?d get memorizing the rational roots theorem.
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