Math Problem Solving Strategies

On June 2, 2010, North Carolina adopted the Common Core State Standards in K-12 Mathematics and K-12 English Language Arts released by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers. With the adoption of these state-led education standards, North Carolina is in the first group of states to embrace clear and consistent goals for learning to prepare children for success in college and work. The full Common Core standards can be viewed at

Click on these links to open documents that highlight the Math Common Core Standards for Second Grade and provide suggestions of how you can help your child at home:

Common Core Parent Version of Second Grade Math Standards

Parent Roadmap- Supporting Your Child in Grade 2 Mathematics 

Helping Children Learn Math - Second Grade