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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #810979 is a reply to message #125479 ] Fri, 24 April 2015 15:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Deanna wrote on Tue, 30 May 2006 17:47

My 11 1/2 ds took achievement testing this year and I got the results in a few days ago. His scores in math were low (I knew they would be), and he scored at at below average for 5th grade. I was thinking of putting him in Saxon Math in the fall and this morning he took the placement test. According to that he would begin in Saxon 5/4.

There is a very real possibility he will be going to a local christian school starting in the 9th grade. So this gives us three years to get him up to grade level. Can anyone point me in the right direction for how to go about doing this?

I appreciate all advice!

Deanna


I don't think you can go wrong with Saxon. He'd finish 76 by the time he went to school, which would make him ready for just about anything.

If he's willing, he could work through the summers and possibly finish Math 87, which is the current pre-algebra, and he'd certainly be ready for algebra.


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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #811559 is a reply to message #125479 ] Wed, 20 May 2015 22:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I haven't read all the posts, so this may have already been recommended. Have you looked into Kathryn Stouts "Maximum Math"?

Her website states: The ultimate guide to teaching math in K- 8. Now you can fill in gaps or allow students to progress as far as ability allows. Teaching strategies provide you with ideas for working with all learning styles to promote understanding of concepts and increase problem solving ability. Graded objectives conform to NTCM standards and are arranged to allow you to follow an objective over several grades. Activities are provided for initial instruction. Just add a few manipulatives to teach grades K-2. Supplement grades 3-8 with practice problems using software, workbooks, texts, kits, and/or games.

Here is a link:

http://www.designastudy.com/products/mathematics.html
Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #811949 is a reply to message #811559 ] Mon, 08 June 2015 21:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This made me laugh...it has had *32,000* views...this thread Very Happy


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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #811959 is a reply to message #125479 ] Tue, 09 June 2015 07:37 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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33,016 one day later, Sherry.


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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #820206 is a reply to message #811959 ] Wed, 19 July 2017 21:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #820208 is a reply to message #125479 ] Wed, 19 July 2017 22:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Too bad this isn't a sticky!


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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #820210 is a reply to message #820208 ] Thu, 20 July 2017 07:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: How to get ds up to grade level in math? [message #820460 is a reply to message #125479 ] Sat, 09 September 2017 09:56 Go to previous message
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