MPS Mathematics Curriculum
updated 2014, updates were also made in our accelerated program at the middle school in 2015 and with K-5 resource alignment in 2016
The MPS Mathematics Curriculum is based upon the Common Core State Standards. For additional information about the common core state standards please our standards page.
An introduction of our Mathematics Curriculum updated 2014
MPS Mathematics Glossary
Mission & Philosophy
MPS Math Task Force Online Binder
PUBLIC ACCESS (assessment information has been removed for public viewing)
*2013-2014 revised Common Core State Standards Math Curriculum Development Web Site (private access only)
Our Mathematics Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a sequential and comprehensive K-12 mathematics curriculum in a collaborative student centered learning environment that develops critical thinkers, skillful problem solvers, and effective communicators of mathematics.
Our Mathematics Philosophy
In Middletown Public Schools we believe the Mathematics Program will:
- Establish clear expectations and hold students to high standards adhering to Common Core State Standards, Applied Learning Standards, and Student Learning Expectations.
- Provide high quality instruction for students, using best practices, analysis of available data, and a variety of assessment strategies.
- Differentiate instruction by varying content, process, and authentic products.
- Encourage students to use multiple strategies to solve problems.
- Drive instruction using common formative assessments.
- Utilize technology to enhance student learning and support effective teaching.
- Actively build new knowledge from classroom experiences and prior knowledge to develop mastery and understanding of mathematics.
- Encourage students to become confident and effective communicators, problem solvers, and life-long learners through the utilization of mathematical practices.
- Provide students with the opportunities and resources to develop the mathematical skills they need to pursue life’s goals and to participate fully as informed, productive members of society.
- Connect instruction with other disciplines and prepare students for mathematics in the workplace.
- Support educator growth and professional development opportunities within the district, region, and national organizations.