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## 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 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 is Singapore Math Focus?

Math in Focus is **an authentic Singapore Math® curriculum**—with problem solving as the center of math learning and concepts taught with a concrete–pictorial–abstract learning progression through real-world, hands-on experiences.

## What country is #1 in math?

List of countries by medal count at International Mathematical Olympiad

Rank | Country | Silver |
---|---|---|

1 | China |
36 |

2 | United States | 117 |

3 | Russia | 62 |

4 | South Korea | 74 |

## Is Singapore math really better?

1 **Singapore students are the world’s math leaders**. Since the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study started ranking countries’ competitiveness in math literacy in 1995, Singapore has consistently ranked among the best. … 2 Singapore Math focuses on mastery, not just learning for a test.

## How advanced is Singapore math?

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 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.

## Does Singapore math aligned with Common Core?

Singapore **Math closely aligns with the Common Core State Standards Initiative**, which may be positive or negative, depending on your views about Common Core.

## What math is after Singapore?

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 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 is the difference between math in focus and Singapore Math?

Math in Focus (MIF) is the U.S. version of Singapore’s mathematics program My Pals are Here! … The Math in Focus curriculum covers **Grades K to 8**. Math in Focus offers comprehensive material to support schools and homeschool students. Math in Focus offers material and resources to support differentiated learning.

## What math does Singapore use for kindergarten?

Dimensions Math Kindergarten is the most substantial option, and we recommend it even if you plan to use Primary Mathematics from Grade 1 and above.