# Activity

• Rather than using a boring old Translating Algebraic Expressions Worksheet to teach this lesson we made a Variables and Expressions Game that requires students get a grasp of Translating Algebraic Expressions […]

• Here is an AMAZING lesson you can do with any math class!
Get a Piñata

Make sure you pick the candy that goes inside.
It is best if you get a piñata that you actually have to fill yourself. This way you […]

• There are 3 different types of problems involving Dividing Polynomials. This lesson along with the lessons on Solving Systems of Equations are the two MOST difficult lessons for Algebra 1 students.

(Here are […]

• This lesson on Simplifying Radicals should be extremely simple and always winds up not being because this happens…

Why Do Students Do This?
This happens because the students stop one step too e […]

• One fun way to start this lesson (which we all know is one of the toughest concepts for our students to grasp) is to start with a story.

Factoring is about understanding and then calculating where a […]

• When it comes to preparing your students for Algebra 2 this might be the most important lesson. We all know Factoring is one of the toughest lessons that an Algebra 2 teacher must face.

One of the reasons for […]

• Sometimes in Math we have things come up that need to be proved but our students do not yet have the skill set mathematically to prove the new concept. This is one of those times. However, we can show them t […]

• This activity is extremely fun and my students love it every year because they get to compete!
How to Set Up the Solving Systems by Graphing Treasure Map Activity
Here’s what you will need: A picture (I draw […]

• Slope is such and easy thing to teach and I see so many math teachers make it so difficult!

Here is the bottom line. Instead of getting the students to memorize the rise and run rules of “up and to the […]

• Recognizing Patterns and Linear Functions
Recognizing patterns is an everyday skill. We see them everywhere. Patterns and Linear Functions are the most common and easiest to recognize.

Visual […]

• Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities are most easily related to Distance. We have an Algebra 2 Lesson that does a good job of explaining this. It can be found […]

• NOTHING BOTHERS ME MORE than when I start to teach solving proportions and my students yell out “Cross Multiply and Divide!”

They yell it so proudly like they already know what I’m going to teach them. […]

• Okay, this lesson doesn’t really require cupcakes but they can help! Before you ever teach the students the mathematical definition and how to use the Distributive Property you need to make sure they […]

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