Introduction to IM 6-12 Math Curriculum Part 3: Classroom Routines for Problem-Based Instruction

Focus Area: OUR 6-8 / IM 6-12 Math


Pathway: Awareness

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This course will explore the embedded routines and structures of the IM 6-8 and IM 9-12 Math Curriculums that support students to effectively engage in problem-based learning. It will identify ways to increase student confidence in thinking and communicating mathematically, as well as increasing access without reducing rigor of each activity.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and value of the instructional and mathematical language routines.

  • Identify how the curriculum materials are designed to promote student engagement in problem-based instruction.

This course is part of the Introduction to IM 6-12 Math Curriculum series. Explore the other courses below:


IM 6-12 Math Teachers


  • 1 hour self-directed course
  • Participants will need a computer with Internet access


I use the curriculum resources and structures to teach math with a problem-based approach.