Is your district looking for ways to make mathematics relevant for students? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of NS4ed’s Pathway2Careers.
NS4ed’s Pathway2Careers is an online mathematics and CTE program intended to support mathematics instruction for grade 8, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II mathematics courses. The material focuses on helping students find a purpose in learning mathematics skills and concepts by helping them make connections between mathematics content and real-world careers.
The material is designed to support teacher-led instruction or independent student learning. In addition to the online program, the student and teacher materials are available as downloadable PDF documents. Teachers are able to assign lessons to students, review student work, provide feedback, and see student scores on each assignment from within the platform.
Assessments are provided for beginning, middle, and end of year. The material addresses multiple levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and DOK.
Read Learning List’s Editorial Review to learn more about the ways in which NS4ed’s Pathway2Careers connects math skills to careers. Learning List has also completed a standard-by-standard review of the alignment of the material to the Common Core Mathematics Standards (CCSS) and a review of the product’s technology compatibility. To access these reviews, contact Learning List for subscription information.
NS4ed was founded in 2016 by Dr. Joseph Goins. Their mission is “to provide research, policy, and practice deliverables that yield high value and actionable results for education and the workplace.” NS4ed began developing their “career-focused curriculum for math” in 2019.
NS4ed works to “empower educators with solutions to support their education initiatives and priorities.” The company focuses on being leaders in technology-based career and college education services.
*Information in this section is provided by or adapted from NS4ed.