Southbridge – Elements of an Effective Math Lesson

Mathematics instruction at Southbridge is grounded in the three shifts–focus, coherence, and rigor–required by college and career ready math standards. Daily lessons, from Illustrative Mathematics, are spent on students developing conceptual understanding, building procedural skill and fluency, and engaging in application. Instruction supports students in seeing the connections of math both within and across grades, supporting a coherent picture of mathematics from Kindergarten – 12th Grade.