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High School Math Beta by Mathematics Vision Project

An engaging, problem-based curriculum designed to help students understand mathematics as a coherent whole.

Two Pathways to Foster Deep, Conceptual Understanding

The high school math curriculum, authored by Mathematics Vision Project (MVP), is a complete three-year high school curriculum available in a traditional and integrated pathway. Each pathway includes an intentional lesson design that gives students ownership of their learning and connects math to real-world contexts.

Students Discussing Equation

Built with Standards as the Foundation

The curriculum is built around a multi-tasking approach to learning where:

  • Each standard is addressed in more than one task.
  • Each task addresses more than one standard.
  • Every standard is fully addressed.

What Sets Our Core Curriculum Apart?

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Task-Sequencing Framework Supports Learning Over Time

A learning cycle focuses on a connected set of standards.

  • Develop Understanding tasks surface student thinking.
  • Solidify Understanding tasks examine and extend student thinking.
  • Practice Understanding tasks build fluency, efficiency, and application.

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Differentiated to Meet the Needs of All Students

  • Low-threshold, high ceiling tasks allow all students full participation in the standards.
  • Story contexts and visual representations support conceptual and procedural understanding.
  • Lessons are designed to move students from emerging mental images to sophisticated conceptual understanding and robust procedures.
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It fosters the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions.

Discussion-filled classrooms beget deeper learning. Our materials encourage student communication and the development of problem-solving and reasoning skills.

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Quality Built-In Assessments

The assessment package for each course contains:

  • Quick quizzes are frequent, formative checks for understanding.
  • Student self assessments created for students to assess what they should be learning and reflect on their progress.
  • Module assessments include a bank of items which reflects the work of the class.
  • Performance assessment task with scoring rubric included for each module.

Quality Professional Learning
is the Essential Ingredient.

Our program is designed to elevate math practice – and success starts with supporting teachers with any necessary shifts.

We tailor professional learning and support recommendations to each district’s schedule, staffing, and delivery needs. In addition to our curriculum-embedded professional learning content, we offer:

  • On-site introduction to themes, routines, practices, and design of materials.

  • Workshops devoted to modeling and supporting practice change.

  • Facilitation of peer-supported work, activating PLCs to build district capacity.

Available in Print for 201920

High School Math Beta Pilot

We’re excited about our partnership with Mathematics Vision Project (MVP) on our high school math curriculum! If you’re interested in participating in OUR current high school math beta pilot, please contact us for more information.