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Algebra Tiles

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Posted 10/25/2006 8:28 AM (#1202)
Subject: Algebra Tiles

Posts: 44
Location: Henry Clay
Thanks to Tates Creek for the great presentation Monday!

I was especially excited about the idea of using the tiles to teach completing the square. I usually am hesitant about using the tiles for the same reason Shannon mentioned--sometimes it seems like the students would have a hard time making the leap from the concrete to the abstract in their understanding. I do LOVE using tiles for teaching adding signed numbers and I am glad to know another excellent use for them.

Posted 10/25/2006 10:41 AM (#1204 - in reply to #1202)
Subject: RE: Algebra Tiles

Posts: 119
Location: Henry Clay
I too plan on using them in part 2 when we tackle factoring.
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