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Melissa Taylor, Math Specialist
Alanton Elementary School
Virginia Beach City Public Schools uses a Virginia Beach Curriculum for math with Math Connects as its main resource.
Math Connects
Grade Levels K - 5
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Math Connects provides opportunities for students to build their understanding of mathematical concepts and ample practice to master important skills. Most importantly, all concepts are taught through and practiced within a strong problem-solving environment, insuring that students become life-long problem solvers.
Background
- It’s All Connected
Math Connectsis intended for use in all elementary math classes as a balanced approach to teaching mathematics. This program is designed to excite your students about learning mathematics while at the same time providing the teachers with all the tools and materials they need to teach the program.
Your students will be motivated as they solve real-world problems.
In Math you can expect to see...
Problem Solving
- Build new mathematical knowledge through problem solving
- Solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts
- Apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve problems
- Monitor and reflect on the process of mathematical problem solving
Reasoning and Proof
Communication
Connections
Representation
Instructional Links:
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http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/Mathmagician/cathymath.html
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