Welcome to

Algebra 1!

My Philosophy


Every student can learn math.

Mistakes allow learning to happen.

In this class, mistakes are Expected, Inspected and Respected!

There is a difference between not knowing and not knowing yet.

It's okay to not know, but it's not okay to not try.

Objectives and expectations


  • Develop fluency with linear, quadratic and exponential functions
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Collaborate effectively with peers
  • Have fun!


  • Give 100% effort 100% of the time!
  • Work hard and don't be afraid to make mistakes
  • Be prepared: Be on time with your notebook, chromebook and charger, and pencil
  • Be an active participant
Copy of Tedei-2019 Algebra 1 Syllabus
Classroom Norms for Math Group Work.pdf