Vision: Every Buncombe County School student will be a confident mathematical thinker who is a flexible problem solver prepared for continual change in a global society.
Direction of the Math Curriculum Team: Buncombe County Schools’ math curriculum team:provides content professional development experiences;supports teachers in implementing effective instructional practices;identifies develops, and shares quality resources; provides stakeholders current mathematics education research and information
*Students build important mathematical concepts and procedures with understanding and meaning. *Students construct mathematical knowledge by actively engaging in rich authentic tasks and experiences that connect and deepen prior knowledge. *Quality mathematics teaching requires a deep knowledge of mathematics, an understanding of students as learners, and the use of effective instructional practices. *Teachers cultivate and students learn mathematics in a growth mindset environment where students believe their abilities can be developed through perseverance. *Mathematics curriculum is coherent, standards based, and vertically articulated across the grades. *Technology is a tool used by teachers to complement effective instructional practices and by students to complement problem solving, collaboration and creation.