JHS 118’s Mathematics department will use the Priority Learning Standards and protocols as a foundation for vocabulary instruction, solving word problems, and making our thinking visible to Bridge the Gap in Mathematics. Our department will challenge each student to develop and extend mathematical proficiency through a comprehensive curriculum, strong mathematics teaching, and assessments that meet the learning needs of each student. In meeting the demands of our changing world, the mathematics curriculum and teachers will prepare students to think critically and digitally, problem solve, communicate, and collaborate.
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MasteryConnect is a competency-based learning platform that helps teachers identify levels of understanding, target students for intervention, and inform instruction. This means teachers have more time to teach and students have more time to learn.
Using a Discover – Practice – Apply learning cycle, Math Techbook balances conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and real-world application to help students deeply master mathematical concepts and develop lasting proficiency.