In an effort to better align with the Common Core State Standards in our math instruction, the district has committed to exploring new avenues for instructional materials. With this in mind, our grade 5 math classes will be piloting a new program called “Go Math” for the 2014-2015 school year. By piloting Go Math, we are exploring the resource pool for the best possible math program that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
We will be putting a greater emphasis on problem solving by building our students skills in math reasoning, and number sense. We want our students to think more like mathematicians so they can apply these math skills and knowledge to the real world. It is important...More