eloquacious Posted September 4, 2012 Share Posted September 4, 2012 So we have an extremely high likelihood that my son will have Singapore Math as his mathematics program. If he gets into the classical/STEM charter near us, he will be doing Yr. 1 in KG, if we do the "true classical" charter, most likely on grade level, as they don't do ability groupings. The goal is to accelerate him a bit, because we are hoping to go to a BASIS high school which offers an accelerated math track. This elementary charter serves as an unofficial "feeder" to the high school, but while kids at the charter are doing well on tests and showing deep understanding of the material (which I would certainly hope if Singapore is well-taught), they are not able to handle the rigorous homework the high school requires. (I believe that they do Saxon.) So, I'm fine with the school not requiring a lot of math homework - that leaves things in our hands. So far, the plan is to do Miquon Orange before he starts KG, then proceed through the various colors until that's done. We also own Math Mammoth Light Blue, and we have a Dreambox subscription. Perhaps it's that I was a Language Arts teacher and I'm overcompensating, I don't know. Mainly, though, I want to keep the extra practice fun. He loves Dreambox, and the Cuisenaire rods are inherently fun. Math Mammoth...well, that might not be. What else would you recommend, or what would you replace? I had been thinking of buying the RightStart Math games for fun facts practice. Any other games or similar things that would be a fun "every now and then" supplement? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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