Curriculum » Math


Stepping Stones is the core math curriculum that has been adopted by the State of Hawaii. Kapolei Elementary School will continue the implementation of this innovative program that is aligned to the Math Common Core State Standards. It is a K-5 mathematics curriculum intended to engage students in making sense of mathematical ideas. Lessons within the curriculum help students develop a deeper understanding of mathematicsmaking learning meaningful and relevant.

This curriculum is designed to:

     • Support students when making sense of mathematics
     • Support students as they learn that they can be mathematical thinkers
     • Foster students thinking and reasoning skills
     • Emphasize reasoning about mathematical ideas
     • Engage the range of all learners in understanding mathematics


Coupled with Stepping Stones, all students will be engaged in the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practices. These practices are habits that all math students will participate in as they make sense of math.