Relative Content

Book 1: Starting Out With Mental Algebra

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 10

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today is a review day for your child to practice the last 4 lessons, brought to you by DoodlePig.   Worksheet: Available in the book, “Starting Out With Mental Algebra, Book 1 of […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 9

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: DoodleCat pretty well explains the problems for today so I think I just need to provide the answers. The problems are essentially like the ones in Lesson 8, but your child just gets […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 8

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today DoodlePoodle gets in on the action and we add more complexity to the problems covered in previous lessons. The underlying goal is for your child to start thinking in terms of “x” […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 7

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today your child begins using the concept of an unknown, or “x”, in order to simplify problems. DoodleOne, or darling daughter doodle, explains this in the cartoon and walks your child through a […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 6

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today’s algebra lesson expands on the last 5 and adds a new complexity: figuring out quantities of two items when they are not the same but are related by some constant (like one […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 5

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today’s lesson summarizes and reviews the ideas learned in the last 4 lessons. You have now met all the players in our math book. Each week, or five days, your child will get […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 4

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Today’s lesson continues the same ideas as lessons 2 and 3, but begins to think more about using the concept of an unknown, or “x” as a placeholder. DoodleCat begins by reinforcing the […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 3

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: DoodlePoodle explains today’s lesson, Lesson 3, which builds most especially on Lesson 2, in which your child learned how to mentally calculate the division of something (like money or apples or books) between […]

Doodles Do Algebra – Lesson 2

Update: This Lesson Is Part of Book 1 of Doodles Do Algebra: “Starting Out With Mental Algebra” available on Amazon.   Teacher’s Notes: Day 2 of “Doodles Do Algebra” is taught by my boy (DoodleTwo). The types of mental “algebra” problems your child will learn today are focused on solving the typical type of “so-and-so has […]