Education Technology

The Study of Slope

Published on 11/15/2004

Activity Overview

This is a PROGRAM that can be used on any TI-8X+ There are 6 levels that takes the students through the process of checking their ability to recognize slope, calculate slope, form linear functions that satisfy given information.

Before the Activity

This program must be downloaded to each calculator via TI-Navigator™ or individual transfers calc to calc

During the Activity

Students will pick the appropriate level they are attempting and then follow the instructions. Each test level tells them up front how many problems they need to get right to complete the mastery test.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary