Are you familiar with the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate? A South Carolina student who is college- and career-ready in mathematics will demonstrate:
• Academic Success and Employability: Student demonstrates strong conceptual knowledge and strategically applies appropriate academic and technical skills and tools to model and solve problems.
• Interdependent Thinking and Collaborative Spirit: Student collaborates effectively with others and respectfully cri-tiques varied perspectives.
• Intellectual Integrity and Curiosity: Student researches by appropriately collecting, assimilating, and synthesizing da-ta and information, cites relevant sources, and verifies with evidence. Student investigates mathematical situations in or-der to develop and test conjectures.
• Logical Reasoning: Student analyzes and evaluates evidence in a comprehensive and discerning manner and forms conclusions based on evidence using logic and reason.
• Self-Reliance and Autonomy: Student demonstrates qualities of an innovative, creative and independent learner and contributor to society, including goal setting, self-monitoring and regulation, constructive interactions with others, time management, and tenacity.
• Effective Communication: Student communicates appropriately, fluently, and with precision in a variety of written and oral modes, including appropriate technologies, based on audience, task, purpose, and discipline.
Barbara J. Hale, M.Ed., NBCT
Kingsbury Elementary School
825 Kingsbury Road
Sumter, SC 29154