Math Philosophy

Textbooks Information:

  • Connected Mathematics 2
  • Core Plus Mathematics Course 1

The textbooks the AES Middle School Math department uses are Inquiry based and Student Centered. Students collaborate while completing Investigations, grappling with math problems, identifying patterns, comparing and formulating answers. They were chosen in 2010 to help develop a Growth Mindset in students.

“Growth vs Fixed Mindset” by Matthew Metoyer.



AES Math Department uses the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. The Standards are explained and listed here and the Math Practices followed are explained and listed here.


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