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Project: Become an Online Math Tutor

100 Points

Goals and Objectives:


The purpose of this project is to become an advocate for mathematics and help others learn important algebra
concepts as an online math tutor. You will select one math topic, create an example, and explain how to solve it
through a list of general steps and a video on a Weebly website. Keep in mind, the product of this project will be
your Weebly website.
General Learner Outcomes (GLOs):

Community Contributor: The understanding that it is essential for human beings to work together.
Complex Thinker: The ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
Quality Producer: The ability to recognize and produce quality performance and quality product.
Effect Communicator: The ability to communicate effectively.
Effective and Ethical User of Technology: The ability to use a variety of technologies effectively and ethically.

Directions and Due Dates:

Select a Section and Identify its Objective: In a group of no more than three
members, select one section from the lecture notes and/or textbook. Be sure to
state the section number, title, and objective.

10 Points

DUE:___________________

Summarize the Concept/Process: Construct a diagram or flow thinking map that


represents the concept. Then, list general steps that are taken to solve the problem.

20 Points

DUE:___________________

Create an Example Question and Solve It: Create an example question and then
solve it. Perform and list the steps you took in order to solve the question in detail
in reference to your general steps.

20 Points

DUE:___________________

You-Tube Video: Record a video of a student(s) teaching, explaining and performing


the algebra concept in order to solve the created example question. Upload your
video to You-Tube. Dont forget to introduce yourself!

20 Points

DUE:___________________

Real-Life Application: Briefly discuss a real-life application and importance of your


concept. A great resource is your textbook, especially the word problems.

10 Points

DUE:___________________

Create a Website on Weebly: Your Weebly website should have the following
sections (in the following order): section title and objectives, summary of concept
(diagram and general steps), example question and solution (with diagram and
detailed steps), You-Tube video of example, and real-life application.

20 Points

DUE:___________________

Group Information:
Section Title: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Objective: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Member Name

Contact Information

Responsibilities

Project: Become an Online Math Tutor


GRADING RUBRIC:
Category
Exceeds Proficiency
(100-80%)
Section and
Objectives

Section title and objectives


are clearly stated; completed
on or before the deadline.

____/ 10 Points

Proficient
(80-60%)

Approaching Proficiency
(60-40%)

Well Below Proficiency


(<40%)

Section title and objectives


are somewhat clearly stated;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Section title and objectives


are vaguely stated;
completed after deadline.

Section title and objectives


are not stated; not
completed.

Section title and objectives


clearly stated; completed
after deadline.
Summary of
Concept
____/ 20 Points

Example
Question and
Solution
____/ 20 Points

You-Tube Video
____/ 20 Points

Real-Life
Application
____/ 10 Points

Weebly Website
____/ 20 Points

Concept diagram is neat,


organized, concise, and
accurate; general steps are
understandable and
applicable to most exercises
in respective section;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Concept diagram is
organized and accurate;
general steps are somewhat
understandable and
applicable; completed on or
before the deadline.

Concept diagram is
confusing; general steps are
vague and somewhat
applicable; completed after
deadline.

Concept diagram is poor or


missing; not completed.

Example question is relevant


to respective section and of
appropriated level of
difficulty; solution is correct;
solution steps are described
in full detail and easy to
follow; completed on or
before the deadline.

Example question is relevant


and appropriate; solution is
mostly correct; solution
steps are described in detail;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Example is somewhat
relevant; solution is
incorrect; solution steps are
not described in detail;
completed after deadline.

Example and solution are


poor or missing; not
completed.

Video and audio is clear;


tutor writes question and all
solution steps; tutor explains
each step in detail; tutors
performance is professional
and understandable;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Video and audio are


somewhat clear; tutor writes
question and solution steps;
tutor explains each step in
some detail; tutors
performance is somewhat
professional and
understandable; completed
on or before the deadline.

Video and audio are faulty;


tutor is missing question or
solution steps; tutor explains
most steps in detail; tutors
performance is mediocre and
unprofessional at times;
completed after deadline.

Video is poor or missing; not


completed.

Real-life application is
discussed in detail; real-life
application is appropriate;
includes relevant pictures;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Real-life application is
discussed in some detail;
real-life application is
somewhat appropriate;
includes pictures; completed
on or before the deadline.

Real-life application is
mentioned, but not
described in detail;
somewhat appropriate; does
not include pictures
completed after deadline.

Real-life application is poor


or missing; not completed.

Weebly website has all


components above; website
is neat, professional, and
creative; completed on or
before the deadline.

Weebly website contains


most components; website is
neat and professional;
completed on or before the
deadline.

Weebly website contains


some components; website
is plain; completed after
deadline.

Weebly website is poor or


missing; not completed.

Total: _________ / 100 Points


Grade: _________

Comments:

Project: Become an Online Math Tutor


SUMMARY OF CONCEPT/PROCESS:
Diagram/Flow Thinking Map:

General Steps:

Project: Become an Online Math Tutor


EXAMPLE QUESTION AND SOLUTION:
Example Question (include directions):

Solution Process (show each step):

List of Solution Steps (describe what you did in each step in detail):

Solution (interpret your solution if necessary):

REAL-LIFE APPLICATION:
Subject:

Category:

Describe the real-life situation in detail (e.g., describe the problem and what your concept helps you calculate; explain why concept is
important):

Project: Become an Online Math Tutor


CREATING YOUR WEBSITE USING WEEBLY:
Step 1:

Request a username and password from Ms. Nakamura


Username:

Password:

Step 2:

Go to http://students.weebly.com/ and login with your username and password.

Step 3:

In the box Enter Website Title, type your section number and title.

Step 4:

You may customize the design of your website by going to the tabs on the upper-left side of the website and click on Design. Once
you select a design, you may also change the large image on your website by clicking on the top-right of the image.

Step 5:

To begin adding the content of your website, go to the tabs on the upper-left side of the website and click on Elements. The content of
your website will be organized in the following order:
Objective:
Under the Element tab, click on Paragraph with Title and drag onto empty space. Delete the big and bold Click here to edit and type
Objective. Click on the small Click here to edit and type your sections objective.
Summary of Concept and Process:
Click on Paragraph with Title and drag into empty space below your Objective box. Click the big and bold Click here to edit and type
Summary of Concept and Process. Below, click on the smaller Click here to edit and type Diagram. Add an image of your
diagram/flow map by clicking on Picture and dragging below the Summary of Concept and Process box. Click on the blue box stating,
Click Here to Edit, and upload an image from your computer. Then, click on Paragraph and drag it below your diagram image. Click on
Click here to edit and type the list of your general steps that are taken to solve the problem as written on your worksheet.
*If you want to use a picture with your list of steps, use Paragraph with Picture instead of Paragraph.
Example Question and Solution:
Click on Paragraph with Picture and drag into empty space below. Click the big and bold Click here to edit and type Example
Question and Solution. Below, click on the smaller Click here to edit and type the steps you wrote on your worksheet. Click on the blue
box stating, Click Here to Edit, and upload an image of your work from your computer.
You-Tube Video:
On the top-left categories, click on Multimedia. Click on YouTube Video and drag below. Click on the You-Tube Video and paste your
videos URL into the space at the top that says, YouTube Video URL. Then click outside of the box.
Real-Life Application:
Return to the Basic category, and click on Paragraph with Picture and drag into empty space below. Click the big and bold Click here
to edit and type Real-Life Application. Click on the smaller Click here to edit and type a description of how your concept can be used
in real-life. Upload a picture of the real-life example by click on the blue box stating, Click Here to Edit.
About the Tutors:
Click on Paragraph with Title and drag into empty space below . Click the big and bold Click here to edit and type About the Tutors.
Below, click on the smaller Click here to edit and type a brief description of your groups tutors in third-person narrative. Only use first
names, and do NOT use your last names. You may talk about your interests or why you like this section. Be sure to be professional and
use appropriate language. Dont forget to thank visitors for viewing your website.

Step 6:

See Ms. Nakamura for approval of your website before clicking on Publish on the top right corner.

If you would like to see an example, visit http://section9-3a.weebly.com/