Math Integration in CTE
Career & Technical Education
Math-in-CTE is not a curriculum, but a process through which the math that naturally occurs in the CTE curriculum is enhanced. Integrating math includes practical, hands-on applications of relevant math. It leads to increased academic engagement and achievement for students.
- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
- Model with mathematics.
- Use appropriate tools strategically.
- Attend to precision.
- Look for and make use of structure.
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
Math Integration Resources
Research shows contextualized learning increases students' mathematical understanding and helps improve their attitudes towards math. /the following two programs will be piloted in Phoenix Union starting in the '16-'17 school year.
- Career and Technical Education (CTE) driven classes where students are engaged in CTE content using their mathematics as a useful tool for solving real-world problems.
- All students work on developing and understanding the skills necessary to thrive in the modern workplace.
For more information please contact:
Math Integration Specialist for CTE