ST Math at Home
Carr Elementary utilizes ST Math, which is a game-based program that builds deeper conceptual understanding of math. ST Math is a visual instructional program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving to engage, motivate and challenge PreK-8 students toward higher achievement.
Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI)
Problem Centered Mathematics
Learning Math with Understanding
The aim of CGI is to help children develop understanding of mathematically important ideas about space and numbers. Teaching for understanding involves building upon children's knowledge and experiences so that mathematical ideas take root and grow.
Math Resources for Families
Click here for a list of resources that you can utilize at home to help your child in math. If you need more help or have quesitons - please ask your child's teacher, or let us know how we can help.
3 Key Shifts
The following are the key shifts called for by the Common Core in mathematics:
- Greater focus on fewer topics
- Rigor: The 3 aspects of rigor are focused upon the following:
- Conceptual understanding
- Procedural skills and fluency