New math program both teaches and tests

Curriculum Associates LLC, recently released a new series to help educators accurately diagnose students’ levels and provide differentiated instruction in foundational math skills. The CAMS (Comprehensive Assessment for Mathematics Strategies) & STAMS (Strategies to Achieve Mathematics Success) series is an integrated assessment and instruction program which includes engaging interactive whiteboard activities for skills practice.

Designed to boost math performance for students in grades 3-8, CAMS is a research-based diagnostic tool, including pretests, benchmarks, and post-tests, that help identify students’ strengths and weaknesses, target instruction, and measure progress and mastery. STAMS consists of a series of lessons based on the results from the CAMS series of assessments.