XPower Interactive: Educators' Edition is a complete algebra I course.
Ten chapters packed full of instructional segments, handson labs, interactive tools, mathematical games, problem sets, quizzes, tests and more.
Objectives
 Use models of integers to develop algorithms for computations.
 Perform computations on real numbers with a focus on integers.
 Find patterns in tables and other representations.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Create addition/subtraction and multiplication/division fact teams.
 Identify and use properties of real numbers.
 Find absolute values of real numbers.
 Investigate the order of operations.
 Evaluate numerical expressions, including those with integral exponents.

Objectives
 Translate verbal descriptions into algebraic expressions or equations, and vice versa.
 Use symbols to represent unknowns and variables.
 Investigate the concept of variable.
 Uses properties of real numbers to simplify, create, and evaluate algebraic expressions.
 Explain equivalent relationships.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Solve simple equations by inspection, guessandtest, or working backwards.

Objectives
 Solve linear equations and inequalities using manipulatives, tables, graphs, working backwards, guessandtest, inspection, and algebraically.
 Solve absolute value equations (simple) with a variety of methods.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Explain and justify a solution process used to solve an equation.
 Create equations, given a specific solution.
 Graph solutions to linear inequalities.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.

Objectives
 Describe the Cartesian coordinate system.
 Plot and identify points on a twodimensional graph.
 Find solutions to equations in two variables.
 Read and interpret graphs.
 Graph lines given in standard, slopeintercept and other forms on a twodimensional graph, using a variety of methods.
 Graph a line given characteristics such as slope and intercept(s).
 Identify and use x and yintercepts to graph and to interpret information.
 Find the slope of a line using multiple methods.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Use symbols to describe functions and patterns.
 Identify and describe functions, developing the definition of a function.
 Graph quadratic and cubic equations.
 Graph inequalities on a twodimensional graph.

Objectives
 Find the equation of a line, given a variety of information.
 Solve a system of equations using graphing, geometric representations, technology, and algebraic methods.
 Identify, graph, and describe parallel and perpendicular lines.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Create a system of equations given a solution.
 Graph systems of inequalities on a twodimensional graph.
 Read and interpret graphs.

Objectives
 Develop, investigate and use properties of exponents, including zero and negative exponents.
 Create, simplify, and evaluate polynomial expressions.
 Generalize patterns found in polynomial computations.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.

Objectives
 Use a variety of methods to multiply polynomials, including the Box Method, vertical method, and FOIL.
 Use a variety of methods to divide polynomials, including factoring and division method.
 Find the prime factorization of numbers.
 Generalize patterns found in decomposing monomials and algebraic terms, including numerical expressions.
 Find the greatest common factor of algebraic terms.
 Completely factor an algebraic term.
 Completely factor polynomials.
 Factor and multiply polynomial expressions.
 Identify, describe and use special products, including difference of two squares, trinomial squares, and the sum of two cubes.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.

Objectives
 Solve polynomial equations using a variety of methods, including graphing, factoring, completing the square, the quadratic formula, and technology.
 Apply polynomial equations to multiple contexts.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.

Objectives
 Simplify, evaluate and create radical expressions.
 Develop, investigate, and use properties of radical expressions.
 Solve radical equations using a variety of methods, including guessandtest and algebraic techniques.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Apply properties of square roots to other contexts.
 Investigate the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Develop and use the Distance Formula.

Objectives
 Simplify, evaluate, and create rational expressions.
 Compute with rational expressions.
 Simplify, evaluate, and create complex fractions.
 Solve nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies.
 Investigate, use, and create rations and proportions to solve problems.
 Solve rational equations with a variety of methods, including guessandtest, algebraic methods, and common denominators.

Objectives
 Covers all 10 Chapters
 See above chapter objectives

Each chapter includes: 
 Challenging mathematics games that:
 Are engaging and fun
 Focus on higherorder thinking skills
 Incorporate a range of difficulty levels
 3D animated video adventures that:
 Use a 'student' approach to engage other students
 Model NCTM process standards
 Involve worthwhile mathematics
 Interactive learning tools that:
 Provide virtual manipulatives
 Allow unique representations of solutions
 Promote communication strategies
 Support conceptual understanding
 Instructional segments that:
 Include narrated and animated graphics
 Promote conceptual and skill development
 Appeal to different learning styles
 Labs (Handson explorations) that:
 Use manipulatives
 Involve problem solving
 Build conceptual understanding or extend a big idea
 Problem sets with tutorials that:
 Introduce multiple problem types, including nonroutine problem solving, conceptual and skill items
 Develop fluency with skills
 Provide constructive feedback on a per problem basis
 Assessment tasks including Quizzes and Tests that:
 Consist of a series of items that can be added to an existing classroom assessment
 Link to problem solving and conceptual understanding
 Involve expanded responses similar to requirements on state tests
 Classroom videos and samples of student work that
 Provide exemplars and models of teaching and learning
 Illustrate what teachers can expect when they use these same components with their own students
