Mathematics - Elementary

Published: 10/28/2013 10:27 AM

The elementary mathematics page is organized using categories: 1. Curriculum, 2. Instruction, 3. Assessment, 4. Highlighted Supports and 5. State/National agencies and organizations. Each link connects to additional information and resources including professional development opportunities, KDE-produced resources and professional organizations. Additions to this page will be made as they become available.


​1.   Curriculum

Program of Studies for Kentucky Schools

Combined Curriculum Document

Mathematics - Program Effectiveness Review for Kentucky Schools (PERKS)

The Mathematics Program Effectiveness Review for Kentucky Schools is a checklist of "best practices" for mathematics education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This document is closely aligned with the Standards and Indicators for School Improvement document (SISI).

Standards-Based Units of Study
Standards-based Units of Study provide comprehensive learning opportunities for students.

2.   Instruction
Characteristics of High Quality Teaching and Learning

Instructional Resources
This page contains teaching resources and links to enhance the teaching of mathematics.

ThinkFinity provides lesson plans that are aligned with the Kentucky Program of Studies and Core Content for Assessment.

Teaching Tools
This page contains a variety of resources including links to information and templates for developing a standards-based unit of study.
This page contains a list of resources and professional development opportunities.
Textbook/Instructional Resources
2009 - 2015 Adoption Group Mathematics
Kentucky's Mathematics and Science Partnership Program (MSP)
The Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) program is intended to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science by enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers.
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th-grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.

3.   Assessment
4.   Highlighted Support
Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) was established to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, research-based diagnostic assessment and intervention strategies, coaching and mentoring models, and other programs in mathematics.
5.   Quick links to State and National Agencies and Organizations
State Agencies:
Mathematics Professional Organizations

Robin Hill
Office of Next-Generation Learners
Division of Program Standards
500 Mero Street, 18th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2106
Fax (502) 564-9848