1. algI.png(NP) Mixture problems - sometimes the context makes all the difference. Try these problems with mini M&Ms. This is a word document, ready to be revised and tweaked by you or use it as it is.
    Download the file:
  2. (NP) Web Links for Algebra: http://illuminations.nctm.org/WebResourceList.aspx?Ref=2&Std=1&Grd=0
  3. (NP) Pyramid Activity for solving 2 [[#|step]] and multi-step equations http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=18867
  4. (NP) n-ways to apply algebra with the New York Times - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/n-ways-to-apply-algebra-with-the-new-york-times/After considering them, and reading Mr. Hacker’s essay in full, we invite you to tell us what you think. Is algebra necess
  5. (NP) Check out this good application for introducing systems of equations from a great blog Curiouser and Curioser by Mary Dooms! http://teacherleaders.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/introducing-systems-of-equations-graphing/
  6. (NP) Algebra Lab - the site is not flashy but there are a lot of good lessons that make connections to other curriculum, modeling, real world applications, graphing calculator lessons, and more. http://www.algebralab.org/directions.aspx
  7. (NP) This is an amazing site for problems - Problem Attic - You pick the problems, it makes a worksheet and you can save or print them. The 9662 problems come from 241 past Regents exams in NY and problems are grouped by math topic. Easy to use. Just create a free login and password and you're ready to go! http://www.problem-attic.com/ Read an overview at http://blog.algebra1teachers.com/2012/11/problemattic.html
  8. (NP) Algebra I Teachers Blog - http://blog.algebra1teachers.com/2012/11/problemattic.html
  9. (NP) Graphing worksheets for ordered pairs - awesome - http://www.math-aids.com/Graphing/Four_Quadrant_Graphing_Characters.html The Kermit the Frog picture is only one example from this site! (Simpsons, Pink Panther, Mario, Gumby, Tweety, Spongebob and more)
  10. (NP) My pinterest site has a lot of cool activities, sites and resources for Algebra/math teachers - http://pinterest.com/napmath/
  11. (NP) Books you might like:
    1. Do the Math - Secrets, Lies and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman
    2. Hot X: Algebra Exposed by Danica McKellar
    3. Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math by Danica McKellar
  12. Math Blogs to follow:
    1. List of Math Blogs to read: http://pinterest.com/napmath/math-blogs/
    2. NAPMath: http://napmath.wordpress.com
    3. More math blogs
  13. (NP) Here's a real Birthday Problem! (and other great blog entries)http://beingmathman.blogspot.ro/2013/05/birthday-time-folks.html