CM.1 Identify SDA Christian principles and values in correlation with mathematics.
|CM.1.1||Recognize God as Creator and Sustainer of an ordered universe.|
|CM.1.2||Value God’s inspired writings and created works as a revelation of His precision, accuracy, and exactness.|
|CM.1.3||Develop accountability as expressed in God’s word and laws.|
|CM.1.4||Employ Christian principles as a basis for learning and growth.|
|CM.1.5||Broaden intellectual abilities through the study of mathematics.|
|CM.1.6||Make biblically-based choices when dealing with mathematical data.|
|CM.1.7||Apply biblical principles of Christian morality, integrity, and ethical behavior to mathematical processes.|
CM.2 Develop abilities in mathematics
|CM.2.1||Understand mathematical concepts (number sense, algebraic and geometric thinking, measurement, data analysis, and probability).|
|CM.2.2||Utilize the problem-solving process (explore, plan, solve, verify).|
|CM.2.3||Develop higher-order thinking skills (analyze, evaluate, reason, classify, predict, generalize, solve, decide, relate, interpret, simplify, model, synthesize).|
CM.3 Be able to apply mathematical knowledge and skills to a variety of purposes.
|CM.3.1||Use a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process (i.e. patterns, tables, diagrams).|
|CM.3.2||Conduct research (locate, observe/gather, analyze, conclude).|
|CM.3.3||Perform calculations with and without technology in life situations.|
|CM.3.4||Read critically and communicate proficiently with mathematical vocabulary.|
CM.4 Be able to understand concepts of personal finance and business mathematics.
|CM.4.1||Identify various aspects of stewardship (i.e. costs/benefits, needs/wants, tithes and offerings).|
|CM.4.2||Demonstrate knowledge of the time-value of money and basic financial management.|
CM.5 Be able to represent mathematical situations in personal and business life using graphs, tables, and charts.
CM.6 Be able to apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to interpret and solve problems.
|CM.6.1||Demonstrate proficiency in basic math skills used by consumers (i.e. decimals, fractions, percentages, proportions).|
|CM.6.2||Exhibit money management skills (i.e. budgets, checking and savings accounts, risk management, debt management, investments, mortgages, income taxes, and deductions).|
|CM.6.3||Solve consumer-related problems involving time value of money (i.e. simple and compound interest, inflation, present and future values of sums).|
|CM.6.4||Use both mental estimation and technology to make optimal consumer choices.|
CM.7 Be able to analyze results and draw appropriate conclusions
|CM.7.1||Find and interpret information from graphs, charts, and financial statements.|
|CM.7.2||Predict patterns and generalize trends.|
|CM.7.3||Judge meaning, utility, and reasonableness of findings in a variety of situations, including those carried out by technology.|