Everyday Mathematics The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project

EM Component Framework

Click a group name to reveal an expanded list of categories. Click on any category to display the relevant components, their definitions and examples for each grade level (K-6) and EM Edition (3rd Edition and 4th Edition).

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Overview of Everyday Mathematics Components

Four Main Groups of Components

About this section

The resources in this section are for K-12 district and school leaders, researchers, and others interested in understanding how teachers in a particular setting are implementing Everyday Mathematics.

EM Component Framework

The EM components are organized into four main groups: Structural Procedural Components, Educative Components, Pedagogical Components, and Student Engagement Components.


Teacher Instructional Questionnaire for Everyday Mathematics

A 30-minute survey that asks teachers to report their use of each EM component within their most recently completed instructional unit, providing a unit-specific Component Profile.


Are you interested in measuring implementation of Everyday Mathematics in your school or district, but not sure where to start? Outlier Research & Evaluation offers a range of services to support questionnaire administration, technical support, data analysis, and data reporting. For more information, contact Jeanne Century at jcentury@uchicago.edu.