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The instructional approaches and strategies, content organization, and lesson structure of Knowing Mathematics represent best practices and the authors' strong belief that all children can learn mathematics.

  • Time allotted for Knowing Mathematics instruction is in addition to classroom instruction.
  • Background information in the Teacher's Guide increases teacher's mathematics understanding.
  • Topics within the Student Book are carefully sequenced to build a foundation of core mathematical understandings.
  • Mathematical Conversations, emphasizing critical thinking, reasoning, and key vocabulary, are built into the lessons.
Average Math TAAS Scores before and after Implementation of Knowing Mathematics at Selected Schools
Before Knowing Mathematics After Knowing Mathematics

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