Category Archives: Algebra

Experience First, Formalize Later for Algebra 1 Systems

In January 2020, a friend and I were able to go to a StatsMedic Pop-Up Workshop and see the lessons in action. It was a great Saturday. We were able to see the lessons in action, get some of the … Continue reading

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Need a Hands-On Way to Introduce Piecewise Functions? Try this.

A friend at work reminded me of this activity today. Charles teaches the Advanced Algebra/Algebra 2 course I taught a few years ago and mentioned how much he liked this. I remembered the impact it had on the kids so … Continue reading

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How Much Would Zero McNuggets Cost?

I promise I will get graphical evidence on this (and probably a worksheet) tomorrow but this is real-life problem is too good to wait. It was one of those nights where there were plans and supper was forgotten about until too … Continue reading

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Some Fun Problems for Your Classroom

Background: As with any profession, you often see the world through that filter. Ever read Math Curse? I’m there all the time (unless we’re spinning things into a reality show). When I see something, I try to quantify things. Sometimes … Continue reading

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