College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) for Mathematical Practice

There are eight Standards for Mathematical Practice that apply across all levels of the CCRS math standards and describe habits of mind that numeracy educators should seek to develop in their learners. The math practices address skills such as complex problem solving, abstract and quantitative reasoning, and precise communication.

Several online resources (many created by K-12 practitioners using the Common Core State Standards) provide useful aids to understanding the math practices: