Math Teacher – Navigate Math

Math Teacher – Navigate Math

Leadership Public Schools has an urgent need for a Math Teacher to teach Navigate Math at our Richmond campus.

What is Navigate Math?

Navigate Math is a unique 9th grade course that combines personalized and collaborative learning in order to support acquiring foundational understandings and developing essential academic habits and mindsets. A solution to accelerate math skills and empower students with proven results of 2.8 math grade levels gained per year. Navigate Math was tested in our classrooms to respond to real student needs and co-developed with Gooru. Navigate Math is a pre-algebra intervention course and approach developed by teachers at Leadership Public Schools to backfill 2nd-7th grade math skills and build ownership over learning.  80% of incoming freshman at LPS were entering with math skills below 9th grade and teachers needed to find a way to teach up to 8 years of math in 4 years of high school.  The approach emerged in this context and combines direct instruction with self-paced resources, real-time assessments, and features to build growth mindset and peer collaboration. Navigate Math has seen a validated impact of 2.8 years of growth in one year according to NWEA MAP scores. Navigate Math is an intervention course and approach developed by Leadership Public Schools that accelerates academic growth and empowers students to direct their own learning. Navigate Math helps students develop the foundational knowledge, skills, and thought processes required to be successful in Algebra and better prepared for more advanced mathematics. This is critically important because students who succeed in Algebra are more likely to graduate from high school.
  • Backfills 2nd-8th grade math skills. Empowers students by helping them solidify math foundations & develop ownership of their learning.
  • Allows for tailored implementation models based on  student and teacher readiness.
  • Slowly transitions learning from teacher- to student- directed.
  • Enhances the role of the teacher with robust real-time data and research-based learning tools to successfully differentiate their teaching and coaching.

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