Math in Focus
Speedway Avenue implements the Math in Focus curriculum from Grades Kindergarten to Four. Math in Focus provides an authentic Singapore math curriculum—highlighting problem solving as the focus of mathematical learning. This complete program teaches concepts using a concrete–pictorial–abstract learning progression to anchor learning in real-world, hands-on experiences, supported by seamless integration of technology with the use of eBooks, Interactive Whiteboard activities, online student activities, online manipulatives, and a bar modeling app.
Math in Focus in the classroom
- Supports the goals of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
- Research-based pedagogy focuses on classroom learning, discussion, and practice.
- Balances conceptual understanding, visual learning, and problem solving.