# Singapore Maths

Education Reformation is the Australian Distributor for Singapore Maths programs. There are several Singapore Maths programs to choose from, so please read below for information on the one that best suits your needs. You can read more about Singapore maths in our article on Planning Your Maths Curriulum the success of Singapore Maths programs here.

If you have any questions at all, please contact us at info @educationreformation.net. If you are a Queensland Distance Education family, you will need to purchase the Primary Maths, Standards Edition.

NSPM is the current edition used in Singapore schools today and follows the Singapore Ministry of Education 2013 Syllabus. It has full colour illustrations and is the closest equivalent to Australian maths programs.

NSPM has now published it's 2nd Edition. Textbooks and workbooks at Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 are no longer available for the 1st Edition. We still have some level 4 books left.

Level 4 2nd Edition is now available. The Teacher's Resource Book will be available in January 2016.

If you are new to this program at Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 you will need to purchase the 2nd edition here.

Is going out of print. Please check product pages for stock availability.

Alternative programs are Primary Maths U.S. 3rd Edition or New Syllabus Primary Maths.

U.S. editions follow the same sequence of topics as the Third edition (above). It teaches metric AND the U.S. Imperial weights, measures, and American money. Singapore and U.S. terminologies and names are inter-changed throughout but concepts, skills, and actual numeric and word problems are the same as the 3rd Edition. The US Edition uses U.S. currency, American spelling (e.g. color), terms (e.g. gas) and conventions (e.g. commas for thousands).

Primary Maths, Standards Edition PHASING OUT

We are in the process of phasing out our supply of the Standards Edition. Stock will be listed on the website and available as normal until the end of January 2016. As from February 2016 it will be removed from the website and avaialble on a firm order basis only. Orders will need to be emailed to us.

Home Instructor Guides and Kindergarten books will phase out immediately and once gone will not be restocked.

My Pals are Here Maths

This Singapore Maths program follows the 2013 Singapore Maths Syllabus. It is available from us on a firm order basis only and orders will take 1-2 weeks to fill. Please email us at info @educationreformation.net for more information or to place an order.

The following books are available for order:

Pupil's Book (textbook)

Workbook

Tests

Supporting Materials:

Enrichment Book

Homework Book

Extra Maths Practice and Resources

Though the workbooks are sufficient for a good maths education, Singapore maths programs don't stop at the workbooks. There are several extras you can choose from to help reinforce, give extra practice or advance your child with problem solving and word problems, etc.

Placement Tests

It is highly recommended that new students complete one or more placement test to determine proper placement as Singapore maths programs are often further along in their skill levels than Australian programs. These Scope & Sequence Charts may be helpful. Placement Tests may be found here.

NOTE: Each test is an "exit" test for that level. If the test score is 80% and above, it is a good indicator the student has the skills to go on to the next level. If however, a student consistently misses problems from the same concept, it is recommended that you start at that level no matter what the overall score is. If a test score is below 50%, re-test the student at the next lower level. There is no time limit recommended for these tests, but a general guideline would be to allow one hour for the Primary Levels, and several hours for the Secondary Levels. ** In math programs from Singapore, the use of "Elementary" refers to "the basics" of higher math (algebra, geometry, trigonometry), it is not referencing Primary Grades (PK to 6).