Welcome to AIMS Essential Math!
Help your students discover and make sense of key mathematical concepts. Essential Math gives you content knowledge in a fun format that will engage and motivate your students.
Each unit is narrowly focused and conceptually developed – easy to align to your standards - and includes:
Grades 3-8 Guided Hands-on Investigations
Comics to help students review and clarify what they've learned from the investigations
Animation and Video to visually illustrate essential concepts
Problem Solving Activities
Day-by-day lesson plan
The accompanying CD includes:
- video help for each activity
- pdf versions of the student pages to facilitate
printing and use on interactive boards
- the comics and animations (also on our website
so students can preview them as homework)
The required materials are readily available, and most are already in your classroom.
All for an introductory price of $9.95 per unit! Browse and Preview Essential Math
View comics, animations, and activity help videos online.
from a review of an Essential Math unit in NCTM's "Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School" (Feb 2011)