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The American School in Japan
Math Requires Collaboration
Olivia and Taylor ponder what to write as they explore the foundations
Credit: D. Fincher
Sixth Grade Mathematics at the American School in Japan is taught by Ms. Allen and Mr. Fincher. Our curriculum
is centered on the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP), which is a series that
covers the middle grades. In addition, students in our classes will work on
projects and investigations that reflect our individual interests in
mathematics and provide students deeper insights into their studies.
CMP has been rated
2061 of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. You can
read the full report on the
Project 2061 web site.
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Mathematics and Science Expert Panel
ranked the program as "Exemplary." The press release is on the
and the full text of the report is on the
National Clearinghouse web site.