Taught Algebra 1 2014-17 including honors, college prep (grade level) and contained special ed.
Taught Algebra 2 2010-11 and 2017-18 all at the college prep level.
Algebra courses build on many ideas from previous courses but I strive to meet students where they are. Some students start with concrete representations of variables while others are ready to jump into abstractions. All students learn to solve problems in context, interpret situations mathematically and check for reasonability.
Blog posts on lessons, reflections and methodology: Drawing on Math – Algebra.