Mathematics

B.E.S.T Standards for Mathematics


K-12 B.E.S.T. Mathematics Courses, Instructional Guides and Pathways

In 2018, the Florida Student Success Center established workgroups to identify current challenges in mathematics pathways and develop policy and practice recommendations to improve student achievement across Florida’s education system. Courses and mathematics pathways aligned to the B.E.S.T. Standards were developed to support the work of the Mathematics Re-Design Project.

Course Descriptions and the B.E.S.T. Instructional Guides for Mathematics (B1G-M) assist educators with planning for student learning and instruction aligned to Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for Mathematics. These guides are designed to aid high-quality instruction through the identification of components that support the teaching and learning of the B.E.S.T. Mathematics standards and benchmarks. These guides include an analysis of information related to the B.E.S.T. Standards within each course, the instructional emphasis and aligned resources. The B1G-M includes an analysis of information related to the B.E.S.T. Standards within each specific mathematics course, the instructional emphasis and aligned resources. The B1G-M was created in collaboration with educational stakeholders across the state of Florida. Each of these guides will serve as a foundation to professional development prior to implementation in the 2022-2023 school year. Please note that the instructional support guides will be released spring 2021 and will continue to undergo edits as necessary.

B.E.S.T. Standards Progression

Below you can find documents that provide information for the intentional progression of the standards by grade band (K-5, 6-8 and 9-12) and by strand. These are intended to provide mathematics educators with an overview of the standards progression of the B.E.S.T. Standards for Mathematics.