MATH IN FOCUS: The Singapore Approach brings to US classrooms Singapore’s top-ranking approach to teaching mathematics in grades K–5. This problem-based approach thoughtfully builds on a concrete-to-pictorial-to-abstract progression for greater depth of instruction and mastery of math concepts. Visualization strategies allow students to master more complex problems.
The Kindergarten Big Books are colorfully illustrated and engaging. They are used in the core instruction for investigation, meaningful discussion, and application of concepts. The direct correlation of the Big Book to the consumable Student Book allows for age-appropriate and mathematically sound practice, assessment, and development of problem-solving and thinking skills.
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