Activities that help to foster a deeper understanding of Algebra. Students start with pre-algebra ( number theory) by looking at patterns and generalisations. They then encounter different ways variables are used and make an explicit association between symbols and numbersView full description
An exercise to test learners ability to use algebra to solve word problems in contextView full description
A Relations Approach to Algebra: Linear Functions, Quadratic, Cubic & Exponential Functions.
Applications of Sequences & Series AER, EAR, CAR & Interest Rates other than Annual. Linking Depreciation and Compounding to Prior Knowledge on Exponential Functions using Tables,
Graphs and Formulae. Linking Depreciation and Compounding to Prior Knowledge on Exponential Functions using Tables, Graphs and Formulae.
An activity where students match an algebraic expression with a corresponding graph, table, word expression and array model,View full description
A diagnostic test on simplifying different rational algebraic expressions using factorsView full description
Leaving Cert Higher and Ordinary Video clips provided by UCD to help secondary school 5th and 6th years. Detailed topics covered are; Statistics and Probability, Geometry and Trigonometry, Algebra and Functions.View full description
How it maps to the curriculum
Strand: Supplementary Resources
Strand unit: Revision
Suggestions for use: Managing information can be difficult for students within lessons. These videos are an excellent way of helping students to recap important maths lessons that you may have set homework on.
Use for revision, for students who may have been absent or for students who need extra time to organise themselves and their learning.