Posts Tagged: Algebra

Getting Started with Algebra Math Stations

Are you an Algebra teacher who is wanting to begin using math stations, small groups, and guided instruction with your classes? If you are, then I’m already impressed and the students you have this year will be, too! Here are a few basic tips for implementing guided math instruction in a secondary classroom: 1.…

Hands-On Algebra: A Scavenger Hunt

An all-male group completely engaged in the task! How do you engage students? How do you teach them to be innovative and creative? You think outside the box as a teacher. Recently, an Algebra I teacher sent me an email sharing an incredible task she created for her students.…

What can you hear in your room?

“There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.”     -James Nathan Miller “You were the first person to stop talking at me and give me something I could move in Algebra.…

A Purple Cow and Algebra

“As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school. ” -Cokie Roberts “It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.” -Edgar Watson Howe I woke up this morning and looked at the stuffed animal my parents brought back from Germany a few years ago.…