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Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics

  1. Is there more than one edition of Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics?
    Yes, Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics is available in a Standards Edition and a Common Core Edition. The Standards Edition was adapted from the original Earlybird Kindergarten to meet the Callfornia Mathematics Contents Standards. The Common Core Edition was released in 2014 with slight modifications to align with CCSS .

  2. What is the format of Earlybird Kindergarten?
    Earlybird Kindergarten is a series of two textbooks, A and B. There are also teacher’s guides and activity books.

  3. Can we use just the textbooks?
    Yes.
    Textbooks include suggestions for introducing and developing concepts. These suggestions are expanded on in the teacher’s guides.

  4. Are the textbooks consumable?
    Yes, students can write in the textbooks.

  5. Are activity books and readers required?
    They are not required, but offer interactive stories, illustrations, and lesson plans that extend the material. The activity books follow the sequence in the textbook, and are designed to be used with the readers.

  6. Can activity books be used without readers?
    Yes. Activities are based on the stories in the readers, but the stories are based on well-known children's rhymes and fables, so the readers are not required.

  7. Are there any other supplements?
    Essential Math can supplement Earlybird Kindergarten.

  8. Do you have table of contents for these books? Sample pages?
    Yes. Each supplementary product page contains a table of contents and sample pages. For a quick overview of all Singapore Math titles, visit our
    Singapore Math® Product Samples.

  9. Do you have a scope and sequence chart for this series?
    Yes, please visit Scope and Sequence.

  10. Do you have a pacing guideline for this series?
    Yes. Please click here to look at
    Earlybird Mathematics Common Core Edition Pacing Chart.

  11. What manipulatives can be used with Earlybird Kindergarten?
    Most of the materials used in this program are simple items from around the home or classroom, such as toys and dishes. The following manipulatives would be useful to have on hand for Earlybird Kindergarten:
    a. Counters
    b. Multilink cubes
    c. Simple balance
    d. Number cards
    e. Geometric solids
    f.
    Clock with geared hands

Essential Math Kindergarten

  1. What is Essential Math Kindergarten?
    Essential Math consists of two books to prepare students for most primary level mathematics curriculum.

  2. Is there a teacher’s guide for this series?
    There is no separate teacher’s guide, but there is material at the bottom of each page with suggestions for introducing the concepts and for follow-up activities. The suggestions are carefully designed to require a minimum of preparation.

  3. Is Essential Math a stand-alone or a supplementary series?
    Essential Math is a stand-alone curriculum, and follows the same sequence of topics as the Earlybird Kindergarten Standards Edition. It covers odd/even numbers and fractions, which are not in the Earlybird Kindergarten Standards Edition, but doesn't cover money.

  4. Do you have table of contents for these books? Sample pages?
    Yes. Each supplementary product page contains a table of contents and sample pages. For a quick overview of all Singapore Math titles, visit our
    Singapore Math® Product Samples.

  5. Can I use the Earlybird readers and activity books with Essential Math?
    Yes, they cover the same topics.

  6. What manipulatives are used with Essential Math?
    Most of the materials used in this program are simple items from around the home or classroom, such as toys and dishes. The following manipulatives would be useful to have on hand for Essential Math:
    a. Counters
    b. Multilink cubes
    c. Simple balance
    d. Number cards
    e. Geometric solids
    f.
    Clock with geared hands
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