## Tag: ratios and rates

## Doritos Roulette: Hot or Not?

Don't Get Burned By Doritos Roulette Spicy Hot Chips! Today, I was finally able to record some footage involving the mysterious Doritos Roulette chips when I was working with some colleagues from Tecumseh Vista Academy. If you haven't heard of the new Doritos flavour, here is the commercial: https://youtu.be/MJTr39UJlAs Special thanks to: Joey Demarse, Dan Frezell, Diane Gardin, Craig Guthrie, Jeff Hillman, Dee Kruc, and Justin Levack for volunteering to eat a bag of chips with me while I recorded the footage. Act 1: The Teaser Show your students this video: http://youtu.be/pAwgNAwD_iA What questions come to mind? Act 2: Give Some Details Some questions students might have: How many doritos in a b...

## Problem Solving With Super Bear – A Spiralled/Interleaved Approach

Spiralling Through the Curriculum With (too much?) Structure Yesterday, I shared a task template I created for Dan Meyer's Super Bear 3 Act Math Task colleagues from the Math Twitter Blogosphere (#MTBoS): Super Bear 3 Act Math Task Template is now up. Feedback? —> http://t.co/QAboGiKKDn #MTBoS @ddmeyer @mathycathy @mr_stadel @robertkaplinsky— Kyle Pearce (@MathletePearce) March 6, 2015 Some of my best learning and growth happens when I toss my ideas out there and ask for feedback from a wealth of math instructional knowledge from around the globe. Some feedback was positive: @MathletePearce Love template structure & emphasis on multiple representations to help Ss extend task! @ddmeyer @mr_stadel @robertkapli...

## Big Cheques

Proportional Reasoning - Real World Ratio Problems I'm a big advocate for the grade 9 applied TIPS4RM math resource. When a traditional note followed by questions assigned from a textbook is replaced by this resource, I have only experienced significant improvements to student engagement and achievement in my grade 9 applied courses. Even though TIPS4RM offers a helping of lessons tied closely to the Ontario Grade 9 Applied Curriculum, some of the tasks lack the hook to draw students in. I've noticed this especially in the Proportional Reasoning unit. While the lessons suggest multiple strategies for introducing and solving proportions, I find most of the questions pretty bland and boring. Early in the unit, I created an anima...

## Minute Math Help Videos – Ratios, Rates & Solving Proportions

Learn About Ratios, Rates & How to Solve Proportions In the following videos, you will learn the difference between a ratio and a rate, how to set up a proportion of ratios or rates, solve a proportion traditionally using division, and how to solve a proportion using a trick called "Y-Thingy-Thingy." Jump to the following Minute Math Videos: The difference between a ratio and a rate How to set up a proportion of ratios or rates How to solve a proportion traditionally using division How to solve a proportion using a trick called "Y-Thingy-Thingy" Minute Math Help Video - What Is a Ratio and a Rate? Learn about the difference between a ratio and a rate as well as how to represent them in lowest terms. ...