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*Which edition do I want?* It’s a common question from schools adopting a Singapore Math® curriculum. Here’s the lowdown on all the editions:

*So which is best? That’s for you to decide.*

- Dimensions Math has the most robust and rigorous materials. The scope and sequence is similar to Primary Mathematics, with an updated look, and user-friendly Teacher’s guides. It is aligned with many state standards and tests are available.

- The Common Core Edition is aligned to most state standards. Tests are available through the Primary Digital program. Teacher’s Guides include textbook and workbook pages. They also provide deeper explanation of how the math works and how to explain it to students.

- The Standards Edition is aligned to California State Standards from 2007. (Can’t see much use for these right now).

- The U.S. Edition is the least changed from what made Singapore tops on the TIMSS. It’s aligned to the Singapore Syllabus circa 2001 and despite its age, still a great option. The Teacher’s Guides can be a challenge to work with if teachers need additional help with mathematics.

Materials from the four programs are not interchangeable. It would be difficult to use the Standards Edition tests with the Common Core Edition. That being stated, many schools use the Intensive Practice and Challenging Word Problems books even though they are aligned to different editions, as they have solid, rigorous problems from the most foundational topics.

**Dimensions Math K:**

- Teacher’s Guides A & B
- Textbook Parts A & B
- Workbook Parts A & B
- Tests

**Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics Common Core Edition:**

- Textbook Parts A & B (Includes Math at Home activities)
- Activity Book Parts A & B
- Teacher’s Guide Parts A and B & Teacher’s Resource Pack

**Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics Standards Edition:**

- Textbook Parts A & B (Includes Math at Home activities)
- Activity Book Parts A & B
- Teacher’s Guide Parts A and B & Teacher’s Resource Pack
- Posters
- Big Books (Also available as Readers)

*Which is best? Coming soon!*

**Math in Focus Grades 2020 k – 8:**

*More information coming soon. No scope or sequence is published online and it is not available for purchase via HMH.com. *

**Math in Focus 2018 Grades k – 8:**

- Student Book Parts A & B
- Workbook Parts A & B
- Teacher’s Edition Parts A and B
- Extra Practice
- Assessment
- Reteaching
- Enrichment
- School-to-Home Connections Book

If given a choice, I’d opt for Dimensions Math or Primary Mathematics.

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