Everyday Math is an enriched, comprehensive, and balanced
mathematics curriculum. It builds on fundamental mathematical strands such as numeration, measurement, geometry, operations, patterns, money, data and chance.
-places high priority on children developing automatic recall of the basic number facts.
-recognizes that computation is an important and practical part of mathematics, and has been designed to ensure that all students can compute accurately in a variety of ways.
-balances skills and concepts.
-recognizes that practice is necessary in developing competency in mathematics.
-both the answer and how you get it are important.
-works to develop both students’ knowledge of mathematics and their ability and willingness to apply what they know.