Math in Focus: Singapore Math will be OA’s anchor curriculum. Since the Trends in International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) reporting began in 1995, Singapore has consistently ranked at the top in math achievement. Singaporean students consistently rank significantly above the world’s average on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses 15-year-old students. Math in Focus embodies the best practices that have propelled Singapore students to the top of international comparison studies.
When children can’t find the meaning in numbers and symbols, solving problems is a struggle. Math in Focus®: Singapore Math® by Marshall Cavendish® helps students make sense of math. Through hands-on learning, visualization, and pictorial representations, their understanding, confidence, and love of math grow.
Math in Focus, the U.S. edition of the highly effective Singapore Math® curriculum, provides easy-to-use teaching and learning paths proven to develop students’ foundational understanding. Built on a framework developed by the Singapore Ministry of Education, it draws on best practices from around the world and highlights problem-solving as the focus of mathematical learning.