GOALS FOR GRADUATES IN MATHEMATICS
The Parkway School District’s goals for graduates in Mathematics are based on the Missouri Show-Me Standards. These standards describe performance goals for students as well as knowledge standards.
Students in the Parkway School District will reach the following performance goals:
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to gather, analyze and apply information and ideas.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively within and beyond the classroom.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to recognize and solve problems.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to make decisions and act as responsible members of society.
Students in the Parkway School District will acquire a solid foundation in mathematics which includes knowledge of:
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; other number sense, including numeration and estimation; and the application of these operations and concepts in the workplace and other situations
- Geometric and spatial sense involving measurement (including length, area, volume), trigonometry, and similarity and transformations of shapes
- Data analysis, probability and statistics
- Patterns and relationships within and among functions and algebraic, geometric and trigonometric concepts
- Mathematical systems (including real numbers, whole numbers, integers, fractions), geometry, and number theory (including primes, factors, multiples)
- Discrete mathematics (such as graph theory, counting techniques, matrices)