## 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

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**

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.

**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**

**5. Quick links to State and National Agencies and Organizations**

**State Agencies:**

**Mathematics Professional Organizations**