# Graphing a Function Rule

In introductory units on functions, algebra 1 students become proficient in graphing a function rule representing a function and learn how to distinguish between discrete and continuous functions. Although some students may experience this topic as challenging, math teachers can help out by applying diverse teaching strategies. In this article, we share a few such […]

# Solving Equations Christmas Coloring Worksheets

What could be better than FREE Solving Equations Christmas Coloring Worksheets? Ten of them! We have created 10 Christmas math coloring worksheets for you to use during the days leading up to the holiday break. Therefore you are keep the students engaged while staying on topic. We all know how difficult it is to keep […]

# Maze Solving Equations Activities

Below you will find many Maze Solving Equations Worksheets to use with your Algebra 1 class. Be sure to scroll down and check them out after reading the lesson. Why Use Solving Equation Maze Activities? Let’s face it, when you are teaching your students to Solve Equations it can get really boring really fast. As […]

# Translating Algebraic Expressions

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 if they want to win! First you will need to download the Translating Algebraic Expressions Activity by clicking the button below! Translating Algebraic Expressions […]

# Teaching Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

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 here: Absolute Value Functions and Graphs – Real World Applications How Tough Are Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities? When it comes to Algebra 1 this is […]

# Solving Proportions – Bad Teacher!

When it comes to teaching solving proportions, NOTHING BOTHERS ME MORE than when my students yell out “Cross Multiply and Divide!” They yell it so proudly like they already know what I’m going to teach them. Like they are masters of proportions. Where Does the Problem Start with Solving Proportions? The problem is a good […]