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## What do you need for Singapore Math?

Which ones do I need? For a complete Primary Mathematics curriculum, you’ll need **the Home Instructor’s Guide, textbook, workbook, and Mathlink cubes**. One full year of math instruction will require a minimum of six books: A and B level Home Instructor’s Guide, A and B level textbook and A and B level workbook.

## Is Singapore Math good for struggling students?

It **may not work well** for a nomadic student population. … However, since Singapore Math is sequential and doesn’t re-teach concepts or skills, using the program could potentially set these students up for failure whether they’re moving into or out of a district using it.

## What is the difference between Singapore Math Standard and US Edition?

**Primary Mathematics** is more advanced than just about every other math program used in the U.S. There are three different versions: the U.S. Edition that was adapted directly from the version used in Singapore but substitutes U.S. measurements, spellings and conventions; the Standards Edition that aligns with the math …

## What manipulatives do you need for Singapore Math?

**Manipulatives**

- Classroom Manipulative Kit Grade PK. $348.00.
- Classroom Manipulative Kit Grade K. $545.00.
- Classroom Manipulative Kit Grade 1. $465.00.
- Classroom Manipulative Kit Grade 2. $742.00.
- Dot Dice (Set of 36) $10.00.
- Double-Sided Magnetic Money. $35.00.
- Double-Sided Geoboards. $17.00.
- Double-Sided Magnetic Fraction Circles.

## Do you need the textbook for Singapore Math?

You will need the **A and B Textbooks and Workbooks**. We highly recommend having some sort of teaching support in the form of Home Instructor’s Guides (designed for homeschool use) or Teacher’s Guides.

## Where should I start in Singapore Math?

First, I teach telling time using the approach in Math-U-See rather than Singapore. The Singapore Math textbooks begin as most traditional books: time to the **hour and half hour first**, then later time to the quarter hour, and then finally time to the nearest five minutes.

## Is Singapore math difficult?

Children in Singapore traditionally score highly in math when compared to those in other countries. **Singapore method is demanding** and relies heavily on mastery of the material. There are textbooks, workbooks, manipulative and teacher’s guides for each grade run from $9 – $30.

## Why is Singapore so good at math?

Foundational Learning/Deep Mastery

Experts agree that part of the reason why Singapore students are so successful in math is **because their curriculum teaches them a deep mastery of the subject through carefully calculated foundational learning**; each grade level is a building block.

## What is Singapore Math standards Edition?

Singapore Math U.S. v. Standards edition. … Primary Mathematics Standards edition is **an adaptation of Primary Mathematics to meet the Mathematics Contents Standards for California Public Schools**, adopted by the California State Board of Education in 1997 for grades 1-5 as one of the approved textbooks.

## What is the difference between Singapore Math and Saxon Math?

Saxon Emphasizes Practice – Saxon Math puts more emphasis on doing practice exercises while Singapore Math puts more **emphasis on critically thinking through concepts**. After concepts are introduced, Saxon moves immediately into practice exercises to help cement the concept in the student’s mind.

## What is the difference between Singapore Math primary and dimensions?

What’s the difference between Dimensions Math and Primary Mathematics? Essentially, **Dimensions Math PK-5 is the new** and improved Singapore math program, while Primary Mathematics is the original curriculum that put Singapore math on the map.