What are the aims and goals of math education, K-2?

May 9, 2016

As part of the Math for Future Elementary School Teachers class we’re teaching at the UW, we regularly ask our students to reflect on what they’re learning in the class. This particular student reflection felt so dense and comprehensive that I thought it would be worth sharing here (with her permission, and her name removed).

The prompt:
What do you think are the aims and goals of math education for grades K-2? Include topics, values, and outcomes.

What do you think?

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