**Daily Lesson: Algebra 1** – Nicole presents the new concepts in a clear, concise, but lively format. Take at look at how she makes this lesson on the “Distributive Property of Rational Expressions with Positive Exponents” engaging.

## They learn, they laugh, then they do it for themselves.

**Daily Lesson: Saxon Math 7/6 – ** Now let’s check out something for younger learners: Writing Decimal Numbers as Fractions.

**Corny Brain Breaks** – Nicole uses Corny Brain Breaks between lessons to keep attention high. Really, it’s just kids being kids. The jokes are corny. We know it and we’re proud of it.

**Practice Problems** – When it comes to math, students need practice. Nicole gives students problems to try on their own. After they’ve had a chance to practice, she shows them the correct way to do it. And no boring practice problems here. Nicole’s practice problems are student friendly which helps to make math relatable.

**NICOLEisms** – Sometimes all we need is a quick trick or easy way to remember how to do something. NICOLEisms are ways to make math memorable.