Investigations Center for Curriculum and Professional Development

A project that developed and now supports Investigations, a focused coherent, and rigorous K-5 mathematics curriculum that places making sense of mathematics at the heart of the work, for students and for teachers.

Lead Staff:
Karen Economopoulos
Project Staff:
Keith Cochran
Susan Jo Russell
Arusha Hollister
Megan Murray
Lorraine Brooks
Annie Sussman
Juliana Estime

Summary

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The Investigations Center for Curriculum and Professional Development is dedicated to advancing the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students and teachers. Home to the elementary mathematics curriculum, Investigations in Number, Data, and Spaceā„¢, the Center offers information and resources about the curriculum. Investigations has over 20 years of experience developing and providing professional development for teachers, coaches, and administrators, and offering ongoing implementation support for schools and districts.

Investigations 3 was developed at TERC and is based in part on work supported by the National Science Foundation. It is published by Pearson.

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The History of Investigations

There have been 3 editions of Investigations in Number, Data, and Space, spanning 25 years of research and development. Each edition was field tested in a range of classrooms. Between periods of development, the work focused on supporting and learning from educators who were using Investigations to improve the teaching and learning of elementary mathematics.

Investigations Timeline

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Authors and Contributors