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FRLV! Beginning Algebra THE Gateway Course? Help for Beginners & Re-Beginners via Online Quizzes and Related Resources April 27 2PM ET

  • 27 Apr 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online meeting info in Registration Confirmation Email [also check your Junk folder] and via email 24 hours prior to event start


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Beginning Algebra THE Gateway Course?
Help for Beginners & Re-Beginners

Online Quizzes and Related Resources
Emphasis:  question formats, feedback to learners/teachers

Obfuscation Proliferates when Ambiguity is Eschewed


The session will be about teaching and learning beginning algebra online... for people who have trouble with beginning algebra. We will emphasize the growing variety of quiz-like online resources, introduce several, and compare their  

  • question formats
  • feedback provided to learners and teachers
In general, we’re looking for resources, guidelines, and recommendations available to those trying to teach beginning algebra online; those trying to help students learn basic concepts & skills of college-prereq algebra courses online. (We use the term "online" here to include both fully online teaching/learning as well as "onsite" teaching/learning complemented or supplemented with online resources.)  We seek resources that students can use alone, with other students, with or without expert guidance; to meet the notational, conceptual, and emotional challenges encountered in beginning algebra by most beginners. 

Algebra - Fun or No Fun?

For you? For your teachers? 2 Multiple Choice Questions in Google Forms

See also: Resources, Update, Samples from FridayLive! May 6, 2016:

Slideset for “Teaching Math Better - Online Especially Beginning Algebra; Update on Resources”

Please click here to suggest questions, discussion prompts, ideas, for April 27  or other future FridayLive! sessions. 

[NOTE:   Not entirely coincidentally, Natl Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM) holds Annual Meeting & Exposition this week:  April 25–28, in D.C.]

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