Mathematics

The Nadaburg Unified School District No 81 uses Eureka Math as the adopted mathematics curriculum.

A Story of....
Eureka Math is founded on the concept that math is essentially a story that needs to be told in a sequential order.  The stories unfold in a logical order to support students understanding math concepts, not simply memorizing them.  In Kindergarten through 5th grade the stories are titled, A Story of Units, and in 6th-8th grade they are titled A Story of Ratios.

The Foundations of Eureka Math

Focus:  Focus deeply on prioritized concepts 
Coherence:  Teachers build learning on prior learning, including learning in prior years
Rigor:  Develops student math fluency, procedural understanding, and concept development

Help at Home
The focus in math use to be memorizing formulas and calculating problems.  21st Century workers need to have a deep understanding of how math works in context.  Students need to reason to find solutions, and be able to justify how they came to a solution.  The link below is to the Eureka web page.  Each area of the web page is explained so you can easily find what you are looking for.


Grades K-5 Curriculum Map: A Story of Units

Curriculum Map Grades 6-8: A Story of Ratios

Homework Helpers-Eureka provides insight to the homework your child will bring home.  Eureka provides access to the first module on line (there are typically 6 modules per a grade level).  

Grade Road Maps-The Grade Road Maps are a quick guide to what your child will be learning during the school year.  The guides discuss an overview of the math that can be used to help students with their homework.

Module Tip Sheets-Is a quick overview of what your child will be learning during a module.  Typically a module will last 5-8 weeks, though some are shorter in duration.  The tip sheets provide information on the overall purpose of the unit, a break down of what the child will be learning, and the key vocabulary.

Videos-The video section provides short videos on a variety of topics about mathematics to help you support your child at home. 

FAQ-The frequently asked questions page has a variety of questions and answers about Eureka math.  

Eureka Parent Help Page

 

 

Math Standards K-12