CCSSM main pageMath Trailblazers 4th Edition strongly supports teachers’ instruction and students’ learning of the content in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics by balancing conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application. The lessons and units in each grade level of Math Trailblazers focus on the critical areas described in the Standards, regularly involves the development of students’ problem-solving, reasoning, and mathematical habits of mind, and reflects effective teaching and learning practices.


Watch the informational video at for a brief introduction to the standards. Watch several interesting videos that discuss the mathematics that students need to succeed in college, life, and their careers at NCTM’s Teaching and Learning Mathematics with the Common Core.


Learn more about MTB4 and the CCSSM.

Learn more about MTB4’s Focus on the Critical Areas in each grade.

Learn more about MTB4’s Focus on the Major Work in each grade.

Learn more about MTB4 and Curriculum Evaluation.