Mathematical Reasoning™ Level A is a complete curriculum for the Kindergarten grade level that teaches the mathematical concepts and skills students are expected to know. This book also introduces several skills and concepts normally taught in the next grade level. Mathematical Reasoning™ books help students devise strategies to solve a wide variety of math problems. These highly effective activities use step-by-step, discussion-based problem-solving and computation to build the math reasoning skills necessary for success in higher-level math and math assessments. This book is written to the standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Activities and units spiral slowly, allowing students to become comfortable with concepts but also challenging them to continue building their math skills. Learn More
SINGAPORE EARLY BIRD KINDERGARTEN MATHEMATICS
provides opportunities for consolidation, remediation and enrichment. Activities in the form of practical tasks provide hands-on experiential learning. Mathematical thinking skills are developed through concrete experience and cutouts are provided in the book to help students work out math problems. Written exercises that focus on repetition ensure the reinforcement of mathematics facts and concepts. A variety of activities such as games and practical tasks help to engage students in the practice of mathematical concepts. The activities in each unit are carefully sequenced for progression in level of difficulty. Learn More
Needs: Activity A & Textbook A, Activity B & Textbook B.
Notes: Colorful and friendly a perfect combination for Kinder students.
In the Primer level your child will learn not only how to write numerals but also addition and subtraction, basic counting, skip counting, geometric shapes, telling time, and they will be introduced to the manipulative block system. It’s a gentle introduction to “doing Math.” Learn More
Needs: Student Workbook, Teacher Manual & Instructional DVD, Integer Block Set.
Notes: Math-U-See is great for hands on learners. It can be quite repetitive and doesn’t contain many reviews. Placement Test
Start your child off the right way in math with a clearly designed, hands-on program already proven by thousands of homeschoolers across the country. Math K helps you teach the foundational skills that children require, including oral counting; recognizing and sequencing numbers; acting out addition and subtraction stories; counting with one-to-one correspondence; identifying and counting pennies, nickels, and dimes; sorting; telling time to the hour, and using a calendar. Learn More
Needs: Teacher Edition, Meeting Book and Manipulatives (48 baby bear counters, 100 color tiles, a complete set of double nine dominoes, 2 geoboards with rubber bands, 1 hundred number board, 100 linking cubes, 100 pattern blocks, 1 primary balance, 2 rulers, 2 student clocks, 1 set of four tangrams, 25 two-color counting discs).
Notes: Saxon Math is a very dry presentation. The pages are devoid of color, but it has lots of reviews and is a well-respected curriculum.