Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Diane Kruse

What if Less Is Just Less? The Role of Depth over Breadth in the Secondary Mathematics Curriculum

One of the most challenging Common Principles for mathematics educators in Essential schools to implement is “less is more.” We are acutely aware of the role of mathematics performance as a gatekeeper; college entrance and placement exams rely heavily on math scores, and the current emphasis on high-stakes testing makes passing math exams a high school graduation requirement in many

Horace: Diane Kruse Published: February 29, 2008 By: Diane Kruse, Roser Gine Topics: Curriculum, Essential Questions