Iowa - Content Standards: Mathematics

Area: 
Mathematics
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2010
Summary: 

Iowa adopted new Mathematics standards in 2010. Iowa Core Mathematics includes recommendations for curriculum, instruction, and assessment, as well as standards for mathematical content and mathematical practices.

Body: 

In particular, Iowa Core Mathematics is built upon:

Iowa Core’s Characteristics of Effective Instruction
-Teaching for Understanding
-Student–Centered Classrooms
-Teaching for Student Differences
-Rigor and Relevance
-Assessment for Learning

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
-Standards for Mathematical Practice
-Standards for Mathematical Content

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016