Elementary Math Curriculum: Bridges in Mathematics and Number Corner

Bridges_Logo_TMOn May 13th, the PUSD Board of Education adopted Bridges in Mathematics and Number Corner as the new Common Core aligned math curriculum for all elementary students, grades TK-5.

Bridges in Mathematics and Number Corner (2nd edition) is a comprehensive Common-Core aligned math curriculum. Teachers who piloted Bridges and Number Corner describe the curriculum as rigorous, highly engaging, and accessible for all levels of math learners. The curriculum focuses on developing students’ deep understandings of mathematical concepts, proficiency with key skills, and ability to solve complex and novel problems. Bridges blends direct instruction, structured investigation, and open exploration. It taps into the intelligence and strengths of all students by presenting material that is as linguistically, visually, and kinesthetically rich as it is mathematically powerful.

For more information on the process teachers and administrators used to select this curriculum, please visit:

http://www.piedmont.k12.ca.us/aboutpusd/agenda.minutes/2014_15/5-13-15_packet.pdf

 

 

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