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Make Math Classrooms Stronger than Ever

Math in Focus helps students in Grades K–8 learn the language of math.

The U.S. Edition of the Effective Singapore Math Curriculum®

Leveraging global best practices and a consistent K–8 pedagogical approach, Math in Focus: Singapore Math empowers students to develop the critical-thinking skills, positive attitude, and confidence needed for achievement.

Built on Research Emphasizing Problem-Solving

The Singapore math curriculum framework recognizes problem-solving skills as central to learning.

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Visual Models Promote Understanding

The program’s concrete-pictorial-abstract approach builds math conceptual understanding through manipulatives, diagrams, models, and abstract symbols.

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Learn How Math in Focus Meets the Needs of All Learners

Equity and Access in Every Classroom: From scaffolding in math to unparalleled digital supports, Math in Focus ensures equity for every student.

Everything Educators Need to Support Students


Interactive Resources Ensure Growth

Visual models help students develop the ability to visualize mathematical situations, which is key to becoming a successful problem solver.

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Hands-On Learning Engages Students

Hands-on math activities and mathematical manipulatives let learners experience concepts in a concrete way.

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Online Access from Anywhere

Students can complete assessments and interact with eBooks, videos, mini-games, and virtual manipulatives from anywhere on Ed, the HMH learning platform.

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Built-In Support Streamlines Instruction

Every lesson includes step-by-step planning, teaching resources, and professional development.

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Tools for Differentiation

Resources for differentiated math instruction help teachers meet the needs of striving, on-level, advanced, and multilingual learners.

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Actionable Data Promotes Growth

Summative and formative math assessments measure student progress, assess true mastery, and identify learning gaps.

The Power of Connected Teaching and Learning

Pair Math in Focus with Waggle’s online supplemental practice and instruction for ongoing support.

Adaptive Math Practice

Waggle® goes beyond adaptive learning to personalize practice and instruction by complementing Math in Focus: Singapore Math to support students at all levels. Customers using NWEA®MAP® Growth™ with Waggle will benefit from automatic placement into personalized pathways. MAP Growth scores seamlessly integrate into Waggle, ensuring that students start at their appropriate grade equivalency level.

Teachers can utilize this data in tandem with Math in Focus program assessments to form a more complete picture of student knowledge.

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Professional Learning for Teacher and Leader Success

  • Guided Implementation

    Teachers starting at any time of the year can get up and running with resources in their Teacher Success Pathway that help them plan, teach, and assess learning, using their new HMH program.

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  • Teacher’s Corner

    Teacher's Corner® on HMH Ed™ supports educators with year-round PD that puts classroom videos, teaching best practices, and live online events at their fingertips.

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  • Coaching and Courses

    HMH Coachly™ and professional development courses provide personalized support aligned to district needs. Teachers of all experience levels can own their professional growth through continuous partnership with an HMH instructional coach, or get year-round unlimited access to a virtual coach, using Coachly on the HMH Ed platform.

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  • Leader Support

    School and district leaders partner with experts who can help them drive transformation for all learners.

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Strong ESSA Rating

Math in Focus received a Strong ESSA rating based on the distinctive amount and quality of professional learning that teachers receive as part of the Math in Focus program.

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Learn how Math in Focus raises math achievement.

Insights & Resources

Access relevant articles, research, and webinars.

Math in Focus®: Singapore Math® by Marshall Cavendish®: Research Evidence Base 2

  • Report Type: Research Evidence Base
  • Grade Level: Elementary, Middle
  • Demonstrates a Rationale
  • Math

Math in Focus: Efficacy Study, Grades 3, 4, and 5

  • Report Type: Efficacy Study, Study Conducted by Third Party
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Region: Midwest, Northeast
  • District Urbanicity: Urban, Suburban, Rural
  • Demonstrates a Rationale
  • Math

Math in Focus: Randomized Control Trial (RCT), Grades 3–5

  • Report Type: Efficacy Study, Study Conducted by Third Party
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Region: West
  • District Urbanicity: Urban, Suburban, Rural
  • District Size: Large
  • Strong Evidence
  • Math

Math in Focus: Singapore Math Middle Grades Efficacy Study

  • Report Type: Efficacy Study, Study Conducted by Third Party
  • Grade Level: Middle
  • Region: Northeast, West
  • District Urbanicity: Suburban, Rural
  • District Size: Large, Small
  • Demonstrates a Rationale
  • Math


A look at Singapore’s approach to teaching problem solving and why it is so successful.


The strength of the Singapore Math® curriculum relies on continual revisions based on current research and best practices. Explore how it has changed over the years.

Learn how Math in Focus raises math achievement.

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