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Hands-on Algebra Lesson Plan

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Every year, I introduce the concept of solving  two-step equations using “penny puzzles,” and every year, it leaves a lasting impression on my students.  They enjoy the challenge of the puzzles and the process of taking an active role in their learning.  Once my students get the hang of solving these puzzles, there is an […]

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The Cool School Rap Comic


Hello, I teach seventh and eighth grade math and science at a charter school for at-risk youth where accommodate the needs of a wide variety of learners.  Throughout my career as an educator, I have learned a great deal about restructuring the curriculum and modifying it in ways that help my at-risk students meet the grade […]

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