Algebra resources for Maths Teachers


Forming a key part of secondary level teaching, algebra introduces pupils to a wealth of new terms and means of problem solving.

If you’re a maths teacher and it’s time for you to introduce your pupils to the world of equations and nth terms, then you’ll find plenty of useful resources online to help keep them engaged.

Here is a selection of some of the best algebra resources for secondary teachers, featuring everything from worksheets to lesson plans and inspirational activities…


From equations and formulae to linear and quadratic expressions, NRICH has an extensive set of resources that aligns with the secondary curriculum.

Designed to approach the topics in fun and refreshing ways, a number of the resources are also complemented by those found on, providing maths teachers with a plethora of opportunities to shape their teaching as they wish.

Teach It Maths

Packed with an array of different algebra ideas and resources, divided up by topic area, Teach It Maths can support secondary teachers with key stages 3 and 4.

Maths teachers can register for free to access printable PDF classroom resources or subscribe for a wider range of algebra and other materials.

The Association of Teachers in Mathematics

Home to an extensive collection of free resources, the Association of Teachers in Mathematics also has plenty of other algebra lesson ideas and worksheets available on a membership basis.

Covering all of the key stages, and providing secondary teachers with tools to assist with their continued professional development, you’ll find plenty of imaginative ways to drive creative thinking and problem solving.


Set up by maths teacher Jonathan Robinson, Mr Mathematics has some free algebra resources available, as well as around more than 500 lesson plans available with a membership.

These resources are designed to strengthen an understanding of the key concepts, while also aiming to inspire young mathematicians with independent learning activities, interactive tasks and group work.


Featuring more than 4,800 different maths resources, Mathsbox is a subscription service designed to provide maths teachers with an essential set of lesson ideas.

As well as algebra resources, you’ll also find ideas for lesson starters, revision packs and quick lesson cover.

Teaching Ideas

If you need some lesson fillers or want to reinforce an understanding of algebra basics, Teaching Ideas has numerous posters and worksheets which can be printed for use in the classroom, or at home.

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