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Creative Ideas to teach graphing linear equationsI need some help in teaching my...

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hall1230 | Middle School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 8, 2009 at 6:40 AM via web

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Creative Ideas to teach graphing linear equations

I need some help in teaching my students how to graph linear equations.  My students all have dyscalcula and it is very difficult for them to catch on to working through the equations.  Any suggestions?

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giorgiana1976 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted January 15, 2009 at 6:41 AM (Answer #2)

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Maybe you can try by applying synthetic geometry, being known the fact that people with dyscalculia disability could manage easily science and geometry issues.This kind of geometry( unlike the analytical one, which constructs geometric objects with the artifice of coordinate system) has to do more with euclidian geometry, which implies
logic rather than formulae.

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tammy1976 | Elementary School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 26, 2009 at 6:51 AM (Answer #3)

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visuals. and mirrors. show them mirrors vision and explain the different between the two and help them processs it that way

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kanishkporwal | Student, College Freshman | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted September 28, 2011 at 3:38 PM (Answer #4)

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I think that you can teach them graphing linear equations through various softwares tht are available in the market I mean that once they are familiar with what the answer would be then you can proceed to how its done softwares like Matlab would just do fine.

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