We support educators in understanding the design and philosophy behind OUR 6-8 / IM 6-12 Math’s problem-based approach to math instruction and bringing the curriculum design to life with their students.
We support educators in using the OUR 6-8 / IM 6-12 Math curriculum to make shifts to student-centered math instruction. We support skill development through personalized pathways built from BL Connect, Workshops, 1:1 Coaching, and Learning Walks to achieve clear outcomes.
Outcome: I use the curriculum resources and structures to teach math with a problem-based approach.
Outcome: I leverage the curriculum’s problem-based structures to plan meaningful learning experiences for my students.
Outcome: I systematically support teachers to use the curriculum’s problem-based structures to support student learning.
Outcome: I integrate supports that enable all students to access key math concepts.
Outcome: I create an environment that supports students to collaborate and communicate about their math thinking.
"Our teachers love OUR 6-8 Math. The pacing, resources, and scaffolds are outstanding. The mathematical practice and process is what our students need."
"OUR for 6th grade math has been amazing. The tasks are rigorous and the curriculum addresses the different levels of the classroom. It is easy to differentiate within the curriculum components. It has been so helpful to have a digital format especially with pivoting to online during the school year."
Identify key elements of an OUR Math lesson to focus on scope and depth, anticipate student responses, and plan instructional routines.
Use Anticipate, Monitor, Select, Sequence, and Connect to facilitate productive mathematical discussions.
Help students revise and refine their ideas using quick structured discussion opportunities.
We’ve identified four elements that are key for academic success and for building student-centered classrooms. BetterLesson guides teachers, instructional coaches, and leaders through focus areas within each element to lead their professional development journey.
Improve instruction and learning for teachers and students by building your skills as an instructional leader.
Build an equitable learning community where all students can be supported, celebrated, and successful.
Find unique ways for all students to learn, communicate, and solve meaningful problems.
Use learning tools and curriculum to create a student-centered classroom.
Turn strategies into outcomes. Our team is here to help.
Accelerate growth in your schools and stay ahead of the curve.