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Quadratic Factoring, The BEST Handout Ever, plus practice HW.Students have so much trouble with factoring trinomials, especially those whose leading coefficient is not one. I see it all the way up through Calculus. I have seen crazy methods and videos, which act like a Band-Aid: temporarily helping, but students forget these methods since they are not built on common algebraic steps.

Quadratic Factoring, The BEST Handout Ever, plus practice HW.Students have so much trouble with factoring trinomials, especially those whose leading coefficient is not one. I see it all the way up through Calculus. I have seen crazy methods and videos, which act like a Band-Aid: temporarily helping, but students forget these methods since they are not built on common algebraic steps.

The Evolution of Math Understanding, an illustration from a high school math student.

Evolution of Math Understanding: A Student’s Perspective

The Evolution of Math Understanding, an illustration from a high school math student.

I don't ever plan on teaching high school math, but you never know. This looks helpful.. maybe for friends still in college.

I don't ever plan on teaching high school math, but you never know. This looks helpful.. maybe for friends still in college.

Differentiated small-group activity:  Students analyze the "personality' of six quadratic equations by matching the "clues" from Form A or B.  http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Personality-Match-Up-Quadratic-Equations-Activity-1011719

Quadratic Equations Algebra Activity: Personality Match-up, Two Levels

Differentiated small-group activity: Students analyze the "personality' of six quadratic equations by matching the "clues" from Form A or B. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Personality-Match-Up-Quadratic-Equations-Activity-1011719

Solving Polynomial InequalitiesThis activity is designed for Algebra 2 or PreCalculus.  In this activity, students solve polynomial inequalities by  the graph and test method.  Solutions are left in interval Notations.   Included:   * 24 Task Cards  with  problems including quadratic and other polynomial inequalities.

Polynomial Inequalities Task Cards Guided Notes Quiz

Solving Polynomial InequalitiesThis activity is designed for Algebra 2 or PreCalculus. In this activity, students solve polynomial inequalities by the graph and test method. Solutions are left in interval Notations. Included: * 24 Task Cards with problems including quadratic and other polynomial inequalities.

Great mini bundle of activities for  this important topic. Includes: *PowerPoint Lesson with many examples, all animated.   *A handout with two examples typed out for students to use as a study guide and nine attached problems with answer key.   *Two 4-page homework, class work, assessment files with answer keys.    CCS HSA.REI.B4

Algebra Completing the Square

Great mini bundle of activities for this important topic. Includes: *PowerPoint Lesson with many examples, all animated. *A handout with two examples typed out for students to use as a study guide and nine attached problems with answer key. *Two 4-page homework, class work, assessment files with answer keys. CCS HSA.REI.B4

This is a collection of 20 problems that I use as problems of the day.  All 20 of these problems review topics that are traditionally taught in the...

Calculus Problem of the Day for January (with optional QR Codes)

This is a collection of 20 problems that I use as problems of the day. All 20 of these problems review topics that are traditionally taught in the...

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any subject area, especially math! Earlier I had p…

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any subject area, especially math! Earlier I had p…

Algebra Systems of Equations Task Cards plus  Worksheet and Optional QRThis activity is designed for Algebra 1 or 2 and can be used for all three methods, and even a graphing calculator.Student  team up to solve  pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

Algebra Systems of Equations Task Cards plus Worksheet

Algebra Systems of Equations Task Cards plus Worksheet and Optional QRThis activity is designed for Algebra 1 or 2 and can be used for all three methods, and even a graphing calculator.Student team up to solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.

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