Think like a mathematician
- Problem Solving
- Learning by Doing
- Curiosity and Discovery
and other principles for Mathematical confidence
Focus on problem solving
Apply mathematics to real world challenges.
Facilitate learning by doing
Use virtual manipulatives to foster deep conceptual understanding.
Nurture curiosity and discovery
Engage students in playful and thought provoking activities.
Encourage trial and error
Eliminate math anxiety by offering a safe, risk-free learning environment.
Provide progress monitoring
Support students with real-time, effective feedback.
Progress from concrete to abstract
Teach rigorous content in a staged manner.
Laying foundations early
Logical progressions with scope and sequencing.
Develop fluency and evolving skills
Utilize student's prior knowledge to allow self-paced progress.
Accommodate diverse classrooms
Use instructional strategies to reach every student, including intervention and enrichment.
Offer professional development
Provide teachers with proven resources and ongoing assistance.