Corner Collaboration--Finding the Discriminant
Students work to identify the discriminant of a quadratic equation then collaborate with other students to check their work and check for errors.

Resource includes 4 different worksheets, each identified with a symbol. Students work in home groups to calculate the discriminat of their quadratic equations. I use a timer to keep students on task, and when timer goes off, students break up into groups in each of the 4 corners with students of same worksheet to discuss problems, compare answers and check for errors. When time is up, students return to their home groups.

This is a kagan strategy which works great to increase discourse in the math classroom.
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Created: Jan 7, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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