"How do I show my students how to do algebra by using concrete materials? My students are in 9th grade." eNotes Editorial, 26 Nov. 2010, https://www.enotes.com/homework-help/how-do-show-my-students-how-do-algebra-by-usi-396284.
Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

I think for most students Algebra seems very abstract, they see no use for it in the real world. As a math teacher if you can give them specific examples of situations they will use the different concepts they may learn it better.