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Resources and information for enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers and links to foundational documents which guide California's mathematics instruction.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
STEM education can be an interdisciplinary or trans-disciplinary approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world problem-based and performance-based lessons. At this level, STEM education exemplifies the axiom "the whole is more than the sum of the parts."


Mathematics Guidelines
Information and guidelines for implementing and improving mathematics programs including content standards, framework, curriculum, materials, and mathematics-related legislation.

Organizations and Partnerships

Mathematics Organizations and Partnerships
Organizations at the state and national level that inform mathematics education and provides resources, including the California Mathematics and Science Partnership Program.

Instructional Resources

Mathematics Resources
Sites with resources, both informative and classroom-based, relating to mathematics education, and transitioning to the Common Core State Standards-Mathematics.

Assessment and Accountability

Mathematics Assessment and Accountability
Information regarding graduation requirements, the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, and the Common Core State Standards assessments (Smarter Balanced).

Teaching Profession

Teaching Profession
Information pertaining to entering the teaching profession, opportunities for advancement, awards, and loan cancellation.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 12, 2015

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