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by burg
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Why MFW starts at 2A? (or does it?!)
Replies: 9
Views: 7044

Well, I'm sure MFWK has more math fun than what my K son has experience so far this year. We'll be doing MFW1 this Fall for sure. I'll keep in mind the advanced pace of Singapore when we get to 2nd grade so I won't feel he's behind if we start with PM1A in 2nd gr. I did talk to someone at MFW about ...
by burg
Tue Mar 14, 2006 9:33 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore - Supplements needed? Extra workbooks, other topic
Replies: 18
Views: 8327

thank you all

Those are great suggestions. I just need to learn to relax. I'm tend to be a perfectionist and that's doesn't make for the best situation when there are too many choices, if you know what I mean.
by burg
Mon Mar 13, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Why MFW starts at 2A? (or does it?!)
Replies: 9
Views: 7044

thanks to both of you!

I was going by the MFW catalog and didn't see their explanation on the web site. That makes more sense now. I suppose MFW just doesn't think a pre-k or k child really needs to be doing the workbooks in Singapore's Earlybird books either. So, I assume the math in MFWK and MFW1 is sufficient to get yo...
by burg
Mon Mar 13, 2006 7:50 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Why MFW starts at 2A? (or does it?!)
Replies: 9
Views: 7044

Placement - Why MFW starts at 2A? (or does it?!)

I've read alot about Singapore at singaporemath.com and I'm pretty sure they recommend any one who can, even with older kids just coming into the program, starting at Primary Math 1A because the rest of the levels build on this 1st level. So, I'm wondering why MFW suggests starting at the 2A level? ...