Michigan's K-12 Academic Standards, adopted in 2010, define what students should understand and be able to do in Mathematics. Mathematics in Ann Arbor Public Schools addresses eleven domains.
- Counting and Cardinality
- Measurement and Data
- Expressions and Equations
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Number and Operations in Base 10
- Ratios and Proportional Relationships
- Statistics and Probability
- Number and Operations-Fractions
- The Number System
Students in Ann Arbor Public Schools engage in Mathematics learning aligned to rigorous, coherent, and relevant expectations that prepare them to be career and college ready. Mathematics in Ann Arbor reaches beyond isolated skills and procedural knowledge to pursue authentic mathematical understandings and skills. Mathematical learning in Ann Arbor pays consistent attention to eight fundamental mathematical practices.
- Making sense of problems and persevering in solving them.
- Reasoning abstractly and quantitatively.
- Constructing viable arguments and critiquing the reasoning of others.
- Modeling with mathematics.
- Using appropriate tools strategically.
- Attending to precision.
- Looking for and making use of structure.
- Looking for and expressing regularity in repeated reasoning.
The Michigan K-12 Mathematics Standard can be found at the following link.