• Lenses on 6-12 Mathematics

    What is Math Proficiency?

    The following strands capture what it means to be mathematically proficient. The strands are interwoven and interdependent. Students are encouraged to develop these strands through meaningful and challenging contexts that require them to stretch their thinking.

    Kilpatrick, J., Swafford, J., Findell, B. (Ed.). (2001). Adding it up: helping children learn mathematics. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

    The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.  Mortimer Adle