Bridges in Mathematics is a comprehensive K-5 curriculum that is rigorous, coherent, engaging, and accessible to all learners. It weaves together the standards for content and mathematical practices in ways that support student learning by encouraging students to explore, develop, test, discuss, and apply ideas.
The curriculum features key visual models that deepen students’ mathematical learning while engaging with mathematical content. It focuses on developing students’ deep understandings of mathematical concepts, proficiency with key skills, and reasoning abilities through age-appropriate problems and investigations in the areas of number, operations, algebraic thinking, fractions, decimals, measurement, data, and geometry.
A Bridges classroom features a combination of whole group, small group, and independent activities that are problem-centered.