Topics of Algebra
Explore resources and recommendations to ensure student mastery of algebra.
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Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:
To learn more about these practices and the other findings of the Panel, view Foundations for Success: Report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel.
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Assignment: Simplifying Expressions
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In the video Teaching Symbols and Expressions, the teacher shows students how to simplify expressions and solve equations. These materials include the lesson plan, exercises, and...
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Assignment: Problem Solving
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In the video Problem Solving in Algebra, the teacher models problem solving using polynomial expressions. These materials are the student practice assignments. Related Media and...
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Lesson Objectives and Handouts: Finding Patterns Within Functions
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Download the handouts that accompany the teaching demonstration, Finding Patterns Within Functions, including a series of student exercises for creating tables and graphing functions. Related...
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Mathematics Essential Learnings
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Review Douglas County School District's essential learnings in mathematics for selected secondary mathematics courses, including algebra courses, that are described in the audio interview District...
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Linear Mingle
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Download templates for materials that teacher Paul Jorgens uses in the video Helping All Students Learn Algebra to have students build fluency with algebraic vocabulary, concepts, and...
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Linear Graph Back to Back
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Download the PowerPoint slides that teacher Paul Jorgens uses in the video, Helping All Students Learn Algebra, to help students develop their communication skills with algebra...
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Algebra I Initial Units
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At the beginning of the year, Algebra I teachers at Legend High School shown in the video, Application of Linear Equations, use these units to begin the course, providing a transition from...
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Algebra Pathways Inventory: Working With Struggling Algebra Students
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Use this self-assessment inventory to consider whether there are adequate practices in place to help students who are struggling in algebra. Related Media and Files: Multiple Pathways to...
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Learning Together About Multiple Paths
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This tool describes ways to frame a discussion about current student success rates in algebra and what options might be needed to help more students become successful in learning...
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Systematic Analysis of Student Errors
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This protocol provides an approach that can be used to analyze the types of errors that students are making and the knowledge they need for algebra lessons. Related Media and...
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Learning From Algebra Teaching Peers
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Algebra teachers can use this observation tool to learn from other teachers and determine which practices might be adaptable to their own teaching. Related Media and Files: Problem Solving...
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Topics of Algebra Review
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Use this review procedure to assess the degree of congruence between the suggested topics of school algebra recommended by the National Mathematics Advisory Panel and the standards, curriculum, and...
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