Students hear the word "Algebra" and think it's math in a foreign language. This lesson will calm their fears with Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset approach.
This lesson in Foundations of Algebra will make students believe that they can understand!!
It will build students' confidence with easy to understand concepts in:
Identifying variables, coefficients and constants.
Evaluating algebraic expressions.
Evaluating algebraic expressions to solve a real-world word problems (Applications with formulas).
Each slide not only goes through the concepts of algebra, but also identifies the Fixed Mindset approach, and more importantly, the Growth Mindset approach.
It's a great way to start the year in Algebra, and this can be used as a 2 day lesson with practice questions.answer key included.
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