Welcome to The UCLA Curtis Center

The Philip C. Curtis Jr. Center for Mathematics and Teaching is dedicated to researching and developing K-16 mathematics programs for students, teachers, and future teachers.

About The Curtis Center

The UCLA Curtis center is a group of K-12 and university mathematics enthusiasts who work together to improve the quality of K-12 mathematics activity.

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Latest Resources

Scaffolding Students Toward Mathematical Modeling


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Curtis Center Helps Craft Content Standards for California K-12 Math Education

In June 2012, Curtis Center Executive Director Heather Dallas joined the California Academic Content Standards Commission as an invited appointee. The 21-member commission developed academic content standards for K-12 mathematics, which were unanimously adopted by the California State Board of Education in August. By legislation, the standards included the Common Core standards, the result of […]

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MAA/NCTM joint statement on Calculus in High School

Question: How should secondary schools and colleges envision calculus as the course that sits astride the transition from secondary to postsecondary mathematics for most students heading into mathematically intensive careers? Read the full response here.

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