Don't know if this "trick" will help, but won't hurt to try...exponential and logarithmic function conversions.
Rules of Logarithms & Exponents. I deal with logarithms everyday. sighh.
Modeling Exponential Growth and Decay with Skittles
Math = Love: The Discriminant Is Our Friend! - Foldable for the discriminant, Quadratics
Exponential Growth Visual -- Love showing this after we do our own paper folding in class with patty paper and looking at the y=2^x growth curve. MythBusters- Folding Paper Seven plus times - YouTube
About 3 years ago, I ran across this post from Kate Nowak called Speed Dating. I have used it or a version many times. Students do love it and often laugh about going home and telling their paren...
NFL Draft picks- exponential decay
slope intercept activity
Using Algebra Tiles to Complete the Square
Mother Function Shirt