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This is a series of activities that can help deepen student understanding of exponents. What exactly is exponents? Which grade levels would these materials pertain to?

## Our Goal

**"Understanding Multiplication of Exponents"*** *
## About this Blog

## Sample of YouTube Tutorials

To create an instructional sequence (a.k.a. lesson plan) featuring:- different models to present the concept- select problems to facilitate student understanding- explanations to bring about student understanding- common student misconceptions- ways to address misconceptions- connections to real world experiences- connections among mathematical ideas

We are student teachers at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As future educators majoring in secondary Math, we are posting this blog to share our views on how we would attempt to explain exponents to junior high students. Our target audience is anyone seeking a deeper understanding of exponents and concepts of multiplication of exponents at the school grade level 9.