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Systems of Equations, their Solutions, and Solving a System by Graphing and / or Substitution: 3 page visual interactive "doodle notes" set -
When students color or doodle in math class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. There are proven benefits of this cross-lateral brain activity:
- new learning
- relaxation (less math anxiety)
- visual connections
- better memory & retention of the content!
Students fill in the sheets, answer the questions, and color, doodle or embellish. Then, they can use it as a study guide later on. Graphic doodle and sketch notes take full advantage of Dual Coding Theory (the way brains process visual and linguistic information) to maximize retention.
- concept of a system of linear equations
- understanding and representing solutions
- solving by graphing a system
- writing a system for a word problem
- solving by substitution
- special systems of equations
- types of solutions (one, no solution, infinitely many)
- graphical and algebraic representation of each type
- practice & examples
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Visual note taking strategies like sketch notes or doodle notes are based on dual coding theory. When we can blend the text input with graphic/visual input, the student brain processes the information differently and can more easily convert the new learning into long-term memory.
This strategy also integrates the left and right hemispheres of the brain to increase focus, learning, and retention!
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