Topics of Algebra

Explore resources and recommendations to ensure student mastery of algebra.

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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Multiple Pathways to School Algebra

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Watch this multimedia overview to learn more about the importance of expectations that all students will learn algebra and the various curricular approaches that enable teachers to respond flexibly...

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National Math Panel: Major Topics of School Algebra

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Watch this overview to learn about the major topics of school algebra recommended by the National Mathematics Advisory Panel and two identified practices to support authentic algebra instruction...

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School Algebra Topics

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Use this multimedia overview to learn about the recommended algebra topics, the importance of making connections across topics, and helping students learn algebra.

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National Math Panel: Advisory Panel

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Watch this brief overview to learn about the purpose and findings of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel and research-based recommendations for improving mathematics instruction. Find out why...

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Introducing Students to Logarithms

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An experienced teacher describes how to avoid common pitfalls when teaching students about logarithmic functions, and how to leverage students' prior knowledge of algebra to increase their comfort...

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Instructional Strategies for Struggling Algebra Students

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Dr. Bonnie Grossen, Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education, offers practical ideas for working with students who are struggling with algebra, focusing on weaving together...

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Key Messages of the Panel Report

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Dr. Larry Faulkner, Chair of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, discusses key recommendations. These are especially focused on important messages for teachers, such as providing a strong...

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What Algebra Teachers Need to Know

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Listen to Dr. Hung-Hsi Wu talk about the importance of helping teachers develop a deep understanding of their subject matter and the need to focus instruction on the most critical aspects of...

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Helping Students Who Aren't Ready for Algebra

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Dr. Bonnie Grossen, Director of the Center for Applied Research in Education, describes the collision between current algebra requirements and the lack of preparation of many students.

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Understanding the Major Topics of School Algebra

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Dr. Wilfried Schmid, a member of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, provides a brief overview of the recommended major topics and implications of the Panel's findings for algebra instruction,...

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A Coherent Algebra Framework

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Dr. Hung-Hsi Wu discusses the topics of school algebra and their importance for student learning. He explains each of these foundational topics and provides examples, describes the connections...

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Visual Diagram: The Major Topics of School Algebra

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This visual diagram illustrates two algebra practices based on the findings and recommendations presented in the National Mathematics Advisory Panel report. Use the diagram as a way to engage...

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