proficiency is essential for every student attending the School District of Haverford
Township. Students need to be able to represent and solve problems; explain and
justify solutions; and see mathematics
as sensible, useful, and worthwhile. In order to achieve this goal, all students must have access to
challenging, and meaningful mathematics. The message to all students is
that they can learn mathematics and are expected to achieve.
does this look like in all mathematics classrooms throughout Haverford?
students have the opportunity to develop both conceptual understanding (the
why) and procedural fluency (the how).
All students collaborate on purposeful
students have the opportunity to develop the ability to make sense of problems
and persevere in solving them.
students are engaged in modeling with mathematics.
All students are given the opportunity to use appropriate tools (e.g.,
pencil and paper, physical models, measurement devices, graph paper and calculators)