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Interest Rates and Credit Scores Project Outline (pdf)

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This RWLO supports a students' understanding of interest rates and compound interest by relating it to the process of buying a home. Jakeisha Thompson, Miami Dade College
You are an economic entity!(.doc) See Word document What you spend in everyday life has a "multiplier effect" across the economy. Your spending employs more people than you think! This exercise helps students understand their place in the larger US economy and see that even their small annual income makes a big difference for others. Otis J. White, Adjunct Faculty, GateWay Community College
Mathematics Forum for Elementary Education (.doc) See Word document Elem_Math_Forum is a telecollaborative forum for mathematics and elementary education. It allows future elementary education students to interact with real elementary education classrooms as part of their mathematics requirement. This RWLO gives students the opportunity to publish lesson plans relating to mathematics and essays about mathematics education as well as receive feedback for their work from other students, instructors of mathematics, and elementary educators in the field. Meredith Haas, Mathematics Instructor, MassBay Community College
Graphs as a Tool for Data Analysis (.doc) See Word document This RWLO describes a lesson plan, which allows students to use the World Wide Web to read about the wheel of life. Following that, using Microsoft Excel, they will create a radar graph of their personal data. It covers two areas (Math/ Technologies/ Educational Technologies) AND (Humanities/ Sociology/ Life Science/ Psychology); “Hard Skills” such as Microsoft Excel for graphing, and “Soft Skills”, understanding the concepts of the Wheel of Life. Martha Kendall, Training/Instruction Development Specialist, Monroe Community College