Solve It! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ algebra understanding.

Instructional Objective: Students will demonstrate their algebra understanding by creating their own word problems and algebra posters.

Step 1: Students will watch instructional videos on the necessary algebra concepts in the Khan Academy app.

  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot

Step 2: Students will practice the algebra concepts of multiplication and division in the My Math Flash Cards App.

  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot
  • My Math Flash Cards App Screenshot

Step 3: Students will use the Evernote app to write a word problem. Students will share their word problem with a partner to check if it can be solved and makes sense.

  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot
  • Evernote - stay organized Screenshot

Step 4: Students will use Scoodle Jam to create a poster comprised of a word problem they created, along with illustrations demonstrating how to set up the equation and all the steps necessary to solve the problem. Students will share their posters with classmates to solve.

The app was not found in the store. 🙁

Inspired by Amanda Addy