The SFUSD Mathematics Department Math Teaching Toolkit is designed to support teachers and students as we shift from a more directive style of teaching mathematics towards a more inquiry-based style. The umbrella theme of the Math Teaching Toolkit is classroom discourse, which we understand to mean the language that teachers and students use to communicate with each other in the classroom. This theme reflects shifts of pedagogy required to promote the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Key Teaching Strategies

We continue to emphasize these three signature strategies:

Videos Modeling Teaching Strategies

Other Strategies

Find out more about other key strategies:

This page was last updated on February 24, 2023