Math

## Elementary

Elementary School consists of grades Kindergarten through 5. The Troy School District Mathematics Department believes all students are doers of mathematics.

The Troy School District Mathematics Department believes all students are doers of mathematics. We believe that the purpose of our mathematics program is to cultivate students’ positive mathematical identities so that all students:

- develop deep mathematical understandings
- understand and critique the world through mathematics
- experience the wonder, joy, and beauty of mathematics

*NCTM (2020). Catalyzing Change in Middle School Mathematics*

**Troy students will:**

- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively
- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
- Model with mathematics
- Use appropriate tools strategically
- Attend to precision
- Look for and make use of structure
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

## Charts & Resources

- Less/More Chart & Principles to Action Chart
- Learning Resources
- Course Guide & MI Math Standards
- Timeline
- Elementary Program Review
- World Class Pillar Overview