Number System - know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers

Expressions and Equations - understand the connection between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations

Functions - use functions to model relationships between quantities

Geometry - understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software

Statistics and Probability - investigate patterns of association in bivariate data

CPM Educational Program has provided problem-based instructional materials and professional development for teachers since its inception in 1989. CPM teaching strategies focus on how students best learn and retain mathematics. Teaching strategies rely on the recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and are based solidly on the methodological research in teaching mathematics.