Homewood District 153 is changing its math curriculum to give young students a better understanding of math concepts and ease older students into word and multi-step problems.
Kathy Schaeflein, director of curriculum, said the district moved forward with the $149,600 purchase and teacher training package after the Illinois legislature approved a temporary budget providing state support for schools. The curriculum will be in place in fall 2016.
The new books, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, will serve students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
At Willow School, kindergarteners will use the . . .
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