When students first start learning equation solving, you want them to get a feeling for how to balance equations by using opposite operations. For example, in one-step equations if the original operation is addition, you’ll use subtraction to solve the equation. Write the following operations and numbers

Read more →Part 1 Get some simple toys or plastic objects and create some post-it price tags for them. For example, for the toy giraffe you could write the label as (g) = $.50 and for the toy boat you could use (b) = $.30. At this point, they

Read more →Solving quadratic equations is difficult for students but before they even start they must understand the underpinnings of factoring. A graphic organizer can help them to try different factor pairs and keep their work clear and meaningful. Here’s an example of how to use a chart or

Read more →After students have been solving equations in algebra for a while, they may get lulled into thinking that all equations have a single solution. Of course, this is not the case. Begin this activity by asking them a simple question. Do they think it’s possible to write

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Read more →Download this Game FREE and File it Away for Later! (NO EMAIL Opt-in Required) Students will need to think carefully about the cards they decide to keep, since they are not only selecting the numbers which will work to yield a positive answer for their result, they

Read more →Submitted by Doris Tic-Tac-Toe Math Review Game Solving Simplified Equations Using Order of Operations Objective: Introduce solving simplified equations using order of operations. Materials: Chalkboard/White board and chalk/markers Players: 2 or more Rules: Objective of the game is to identify how to solve equations with different operations

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