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Algebra activities

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Algebra activities. Get inspired and try out new things.
FREE Variables and Expressions Activity with Dr. Seuss

Kids will love learning about variables and expressions with Dr. Seuss! Click for instructions and Free downloads for this lesson.

7 Ways to Spark Disengaged Algebra Students

For 5 years I taught algebra 2 in a self-contained and an inclusion setting. Especially in my own classroom, I needed to reteach a lot of algebra 1 topics, as if for the first time. For 7 years before this position I taught algebra 1 and algebra 2 in Boston where a lot of my students needed some convincing that math was super cool. So this post is a collection of resources and ideas that have worked in my Algebra 1 classrooms over the years to reach students who need extra support for one…

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Resource Vault: Algebra & Pre-Algebra Games Collection

Downloadable and online games for High School Algebra (and a few for Pre-Algebra) - a list of worthwhile games and the benefits of each one

Solving Equations Activities

When you ask adults what they remember about geometry, they almost always answer, "A squared plus B squared equals C squared." And when you ask them about algebra they think of solving equations. In this post I round up some solving equations activities that I have made and that some of my friends have made. Some are paper, others have been updated with digital links, all will work to engage your students as they learn, practice and review solving equations. "My students absolutely LOVE…

Teaching Summer School Algebra? Here's how you can make it fun and engaging for the kids who need it

There are two ways to approach summer school algebra: as a punishment for slacking off all year or as an amazing opportunity to change those negative feelings about math. There are solid reasons for taking either approach, but which has the better possibility of changing a kid's life forever? Having a solid algebra foundation is incredibly important for all math courses that come after it. When I was in grad school, my calculus professor also worked in the extra-help center, which I visited…