Welcome to Core 8 Math! This class covers the Common Core State Standards for Grade 8 (click for link to standards). We will be using SpringBoard Mathematics with Meaning, a paperback text/workbook.
A "parent roadmap" for offering support to your child in Grade 8 Math can be found at http://www.cgcs.org/cms/lib/DC00001581/Centricity/Domain/36/ParentGuide_Math_8.pdf
SpringBoard Mathematics is a highly engaging, student-centered, standards-based instructional program. SpringBoard is the College-Board's official Pre-AP program, developed to provide a roadmap for attaining the knowledge and skills students require for success in Advanced Placement courses and in college-level work.
In this course, students will learn to solve complex math problems using a variety of mathematical knowledge and skills, collaborate with others to complete a task, and communicate effectively using the language of mathematics. Students will explore the "big ideas" in mathematics and develop the critical thinking skills needed to apply and communicate concepts in real-world situations.
Students will extend their mathematical knowledge by: