K-8 Mathematics Programs
Math in Focus
High School Mathematics Text Books:
Pearson Algebra I,II and Geometry
Starnes, Yates and Moore Statistics
Addison Wesley, Consumer Math
Web-based Math Resources
Khan Academy - self paced free resources, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos (en Español).
BrainPOP - available to HPS students (contact your school librarian for the username and password) contains hundreds of short Flash-based movies for students in grades K-12 covering the subjects of mathematics, technology, health, science, social studies, arts and music, and English
Holyoke Public Schools High School Math
Pearson Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II -- This program fully addresses the Common Core Content Standards and infuses the Standards for Mathematical Practice throughout every lesson. Each chapter begins with the “big ideas” of the chapter and some essential questions. Students learn to analyze problems and apply the concepts. The problems presented over time give students practice with important concepts, related skills, and algorithms. The program also emphasizes vocabulary and contains scaffolded lessons.
Pre-Calculus -- This book provides students with a sound mathematics course in an approachable, understandable format. It features interesting applications, cutting-edge design, and innovative resources to help students succeed in mathematics.
Statistics --The book gives students a working knowledge of the ideas and tools of statistics. Using real-world data, it teaches students to handle statistical problems, and make informed decisions based on data.
Calculus -- This text balances exploration and theory, and uses technology to enhance understanding. Students are given past AP questions in every chapter, and the text is carefully aligned with the AP exam.
Consumer Math-- This text focuses on personal finance including wages, expenses, savings and investments, taxes, insurance, housing and retirement. Consumer Math has a lasting impact on the lives of students and prepares them for the real world. It gives students the basic money management skill sets they need to avoid financial challenges.