Overview

Ensure every student’s ability to master concepts and apply mathematics

Leveraging global best practices and research to create a unique approach based on powerful visual models, engaging hands-on activities, and a consistent K–8 pedagogical approach, this solution empowers students to develop the critical-thinking skills, positive attitudes, and confidence needed to set the stage for achievement.

Student Experience

Math in Focus scaffolds instruction to meet the needs of individual learners with hands-on learning and visual models that support and optimize learning.

Teacher Experience

With comprehensive and easy-to-use resources, Math in Focus provides everything teachers need to support students in developing foundational understanding. A consistent, clear teaching path fosters a focus on new content and encourages mathematical thinking.

Digital Experience

After more than a decade of resounding success in U.S. classrooms, Math in Focus is now part of the HMH connected teaching and learning experience.

Family Experience

Math in Focus provides families and caregivers with the resources they need to support students' learning, regardless of whether it takes place at home or in school.

OUTCOMES
1
Build conceptual understanding

Through the CPA approach and visualization, students experience math concepts concretely, with hands-on experiences that build true foundational understanding.

2
Develop critical-thinking skills

Activities that ask students to apply math concepts in different ways and create alternative solutions to a problem encourage critical and creative thinking and build mastery.

3
Advance problem-solving proficiency

Problem solving is embedded and central to all instruction and discussion in Math in Focus. Students learn to apply different strategies and are encouraged to consider the best strategies for routine and non-routine problems to build strong problem-solving skills.

4
Build positive attitudes

The Singapore Math® framework acknowledges the role attitude plays in learning math and supports students in approaching problem solving with interest and enthusiasm, building their confidence to persevere.

5
Data that informs instruction

Ed, the HMH learning platform gives teachers ongoing access to actionable data and reporting tools—providing a powerful look into student progress.

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