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Category Archives: Algebra

Linear Graphing (Hit a Point) Challenge

I just created another linear graphing class activity in the same vein as the Linear Graphing Auction activity I did last week which the students loved. Here is the worksheet: graphingchallenge – My … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Linear Graphing Auction

I’ve created a linear graphing activity that was super fun. The kids enjoyed it and I had a great time too. Here is the pdf of the worksheet: graphingauction I just did … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

What’s your System?

Today was much more enjoyable in Algebra than I had anticipated. I had a 30 minute period today because of an early release Friday and a Martin Luther King assembly. … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Famous Math Problems in the Internet Age.

I am starting a new class at my high school next year called, “Advanced Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving.” I have gotten through the curriculum commission and also so far … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

History Included part 4 (Mesopotamia-chapter 3)

I’m reading, “A History of Mathematics,” by Carl Boyer. I’m blogging about things that I think are interesting, things that I think we should teach, or areas where learning might … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Basic Algebra in Calculus

I had a student in Calculus today ask why I said, “that’s a fair question, let’s check it out.” As I wrote the following stuff on the board I was … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

Systems of 3 equations with 3 unknowns

Today I taught solving systems of 3 equations with 3 unknowns. I’ve taught this lesson numerous times over the past ten years teaching Advanced Algebra with many years like last … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 3 Comments

Foldable Parents

Some people would like to be able to fold up their parents and bring the with them wherever they go. Other’s would like to fold them up, put them in … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Absolute Value Inequalities – A foldable

This is the third time that I’ve done a foldable this year and I can’t believe how much I like them. 100% of my students do it and so they … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Factoring with Dice part 0.5

This is an extension backwards of my, Guess my Dice game for factoring quadratics into multiplying and factoring numbers. I can’t imagine that no one has ever done this before, … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment