EMPower activities provide: Clear mathematical goals
 Contexts that are engaging and useful for young people and adults
 Opportunities to strengthen mathematical language and communication skills
 Various ways of entering and solving problems
 Puzzles that draw students into problems and motivate them to seek a solution
EMPower student books:The EMPower student books are organized by lessons, all of which share the same format:  Getting started. The first page explains the lesson and states the purpose of the activity.
 Getting to work. The activity pages engage the learner to explore the activities with a partner or in a group.
 Accessible help. Shaded boxes offer additional information and ideas to help students move forward.
 Practice pages. Following each activity, students have opportunities to reinforce new skills and confirm their understanding:
 Practice gives students a chance to use their new skills.
 Extension presents a more difficult problem or a new but related math idea.
 Test Practice asks a number of multiplechoice questions and one openended question.
