Our math program strives to develop confident, life-long mathematicians, who think flexibly and creatively about numbers, and are able to apply math concepts and skills to solve problems and create solutions. We emphasize mathematical thinking and processes, rather than just the derivation of the correct answer.
Concepts and Skills
At all grade levels, instruction incorporates skill development in math fluency, computation and reasoning. In the early grades, the curriculum focuses on counting, estimating and comparing numbers, addition/subtraction, pattern recognition, place value, measurement, geometry, data and graphing, time and money.
In the upper grades, students continue to practice and apply earlier skills to complex problems. They are introduced to more advanced skills, including multiplication and division, factors and multiples, geometry, fractions, decimals, percents, statistics, probability and pre-algebra.
Math, Digital Tools and STEM
Digital tools are incorporated strategically to facilitate mathematical thinking. Students may use technology to access virtual manipulatives, collect and analyze data, create models, simulations and spreadsheets, and graph algorithms.
Participation in STEM projects allows students to integrate their math skills with principles of science, engineering, and technology.