NC Standard Course of Study
Not the math of the good ole days!
Flexible problem solving and Critical thinking.
Complex Multi-Step Word problems involving all operations and fractions
A variety of strategies to add and subtract including the standard algorithm
A variety of strategies to multiply and divide (not including the standard algorithm)
Area and Perimeter, geometric figures, units of measurement,
“Inefficient” strategies are part of the process as we move from concrete to abstract problem solving
Perseverance, Review & Preview, Analyze & Reason
Interleaved concepts instead of units
Investigations-based, hands-on math