Standards & Curriculum


Mindsets Challenges work with a variety of standards. This makes it easy for you to bring Mindsets' real-world inquiry based lessons into your classrooms.

Refer to the mapping guides below, and pick a Challenge to start with.



Common Core Math Standards

Mindsets Challenges are aligned to Common Core Standards for Math. Whether you’re looking for that relatable lesson to work with a single topic or you’re planning to integrate real-world problem solving with your entire curriculum– Mindsets is the perfect solution for deeply engaging your students.

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TEKS Standards

Do you follow the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Standards? If so, we've got you covered! Mindsets Challenges are now mapped to TEKS Standards.

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Victorian Curriculum

Are you an Australian school? Mindsets Challenges are now mapped to the Victorian Curriculum (VIC). Each Challenge brings real-world problem solving, financial mathematics & project-based learning into the classroom.

Curriculum guides:

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International Baccalaureate

Mindsets Challenges are aligned to the International Baccalaureate - it is perfect for deeply engaging students in real-world problem solving through your units of inquiry.

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Next Generation Science Standards

NEW! The Mindsets Library now includes science Challenges that help you bring inquiry-based learning into science. One more thing - each science Challenge has a matching, paired math Challenge, to provide you the flexibility to extend and deepen student engagement across math and science classes!.

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