The SFUSD Mathematics Department Math Teaching Toolkit is designed to support teachers and students as we shift from a more directive style of teaching mathematics towards a more inquiry-based style. The umbrella theme of the Math Teaching Toolkit is

This toolkit highlights the three signature strategies we emphasize in our work:Each section of the toolkit highlights one of these strategies and details how it supports student learning. In addition, the toolkit contains suggestions for creating classroom norms, orchestrating classroom discussions, setting up collaborative groups, planning for a math day, using notebooks and other tools.

**classroom discourse**, which we understand to mean the language that teachers and students use to communicate with each other in the classroom. This theme reflects shifts of pedagogy required to promote the**Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice**.This toolkit highlights the three signature strategies we emphasize in our work:Each section of the toolkit highlights one of these strategies and details how it supports student learning. In addition, the toolkit contains suggestions for creating classroom norms, orchestrating classroom discussions, setting up collaborative groups, planning for a math day, using notebooks and other tools.

**You can download the Math Teaching Toolkit here.****Videos of the signatures strategies, math content topics, and technology tools are available here.**