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## Do I need the textbook for Singapore Math?

What are the books I need for one year of Primary Mathematics? 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.

## 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.

## 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 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 …

## Is Singapore math on grade level?

Primary Mathematics is available through **Level 6B**, then secondary-level Singapore math curriculum is available for levels 6, 7, and 8.

## Is Singapore math hard to teach?

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.

## Is Singapore dimensions math Common Core?

Dimensions Math PK–5 **is not aligned with the Common Core State Standards**, but covers the standards in its own unique progression. The few standards not included in the Textbooks (for example, line plots of measurements to fractions of an inch in Grade 3) are covered in the Teacher’s Guides.

## What should I do after Singapore Math?

Singapore math programs do not continue beyond Grade 8. Students may move onto **Geometry and Algebra 2**. If you’re looking for online teaching, you might check out High School Math Live or Thinkwell. Art of Problem Solving is good for students who excel at math.

## Is Singapore Math rigorous?

Singapore Math Curriculum

Singapore Math’s overall curriculum has a reputation for **being more rigorous than most traditional US curricula** out there, and this reputation is well-deserved for the most part.