Mathematics K–12 Learning Standards
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K–12 Mathematics Learning Standards

Washington formally adopted the Washington State K–12 Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards) for English language arts and mathematics. Assessments for these standards will begin in the 2014–2015 school year.

Washington State K–12 Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards)
PDF Washington State K–12 Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards)
Visit the Common Core State Standards Website

Resources to Support the CCSS Shifts

Guidance for K–8 and High School in determining the major areas of focus.

The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics were built on progressions: narrative documents describing the progression of learning across a number of grade levels and within a given grade.

  • Progression Documents are informed both by research on children's cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics.

Standards for Mathematical Practice
The Standards for Mathematical Practice describe the mathematical “habits of mind” that mathematics educators at all levels should seek to develop in their students. These practices rest on important “processes and proficiencies” with longstanding importance in mathematics education.



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