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March 30 Math Teacher Puzzle: Jaime Escalante, Presidential Awardee | Review
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March 30 Math Teacher Puzzle: Jaime Escalante, Presidential Awardee | Review

March 30 is a day to remember Jaime Escalante, a math teacher who developed methods to enable struggling students to ultimately take AP Calculus in high school.  This mixed review has these topics: Power of a Power Property, Negative Exponent Property, solve a multi-step equation, and area of a series of rectangles to estimate the area under a curve. Escalante received the Presidential Medal for Excellence in Education in 1988, and he is the subject of the 1988 movie, Stand and Deliver. 

Your Zip download includes printable/digital PDFs:
  • 1-page printable Student Puzzle
  • 1-page Answer Key with sample solutions
  • 1-page version of puzzle with expanding form fields – use with Acrobat Reader 
  • A complete file including the student puzzle, answer key, 4 pages of Teacher Notes — including step-by-step Solutions, an Extension, and a variety of professional development support.
  • 1-page How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 6.RP.3.c, 4.NF.3.c, 5.NF.6, 7.EE.4.a, 6.NS.4, MP6
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