Multiple Paths

Recommended Practice: Expect that all students will learn school algebra through a coherent progression of topics.

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Multiple Pathways to School Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > Overview & Tools

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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Instructional Strategies for Struggling Algebra Students

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > Learn What Works

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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Expert Interview

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Helping Students Who Aren't Ready for Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > Learn What Works

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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State Perspective on Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

In response to the National Math Panel report, Connecticut is developing course and student expectations, a common algebra curriculum, certification for specialists, and state-provided professional...

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School Example

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Professional Development in Secondary Mathematics

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

Hear about professional learning communities, individualized performance plans, peer learning, common observation tools, linkages to the middle school, and the value of conducting observations...

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School Example

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Accelerated Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

Longfellow’s Honors Algebra teacher describes how she builds in more challenging problems for accelerated students, including extending the core algebra curriculum with advanced work with equations...

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School Example

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Algebra Boot Camp

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

The math department chair describes essential mathematics concepts that are the focus of the summer algebra boot camp. Algebra I teachers have identified the topics that are necessary for...

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School Example

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Helping All Students Learn Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

Teacher Paul Jorgens discusses the arithmetic skills that students need for algebra. Download Linear Mingle and Linear Graph Back to Back, the materials he uses in the activities for function...

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School Example

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Helping Struggling Learners in Algebra

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

Hear ideas for overcoming students' lack of preparation for algebra. Included are tips for group work, developing algebraic communications, diagnosing misconceptions, contextualizing problems, and...

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School Example

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Linear Graph Back to Back

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

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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Sample Material

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Linear Mingle

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > See How It Works

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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Sample Material

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Algebra Pathways Inventory: Working With Struggling Algebra Students

Topics of Algebra > Multiple Paths > Overview & Tools

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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Tool

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