Similar to the languages that connect us as human beings and allow us to share concepts and ideas, mathematics is a universal language that has reached into every civilization and culture in the recorded history of humankind. Why is that? Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe. -Galileo  

The homeschool math curriculum you use in the elementary grades will set the tone for your child’s math experience for years to come. Math is not a series of abstract symbols to be memorized but rather a communication tool to be mastered to discover the mysteries of Creation. Just as we communicate our thoughts and feelings with the 26 symbols of our alphabet, mathematical symbols expand on our knowledge of our world and our unique place within it. 

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Exploring Creation with Mathematics 

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What's Inside Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Levels 1 & 2

Homeschool Math Curriculum from Apologia. Using hands-on activities and skills practice to bring joy to your homeschool math.
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Inside Apologia's new homeschool math curriculum you'll find:

  • A rich introduction to elementary math, Level 1 mathematics covers addition, subtraction, place value, measurement, data and graphing, and basic geometry. Level 2 students advance to adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers, telling time, manipulating money, and learning more about measurement, data collection, and more detailed geometry, including 3D shapes.
  • Seeing Our Creator devotionals at the beginning of each unit connect the math concepts your child will learn to God and His creation
  • A suggested daily schedule, with thoughtful pacing through concepts that reflect a systematic progression from one skill to the next, is most important for eliminating frustration
  • Plenty of skills practice , including fresh and exciting easy-to-set-up games to help ensure that your child is prepared for the next level of math concepts introduced. 
  • Hands-on activities, games, and projects using the provided activity sheets and everyday household products give your child tangible connections to the abstract concepts learned. 
  • Colorful and age-appropriate lesson layouts and page design make learning more inviting for your student. 
  • Options and suggestions for adjusting a lesson if your child is struggling or if your child is advancing quickly through the material are provided.  
  • Supply lists, answers to the problems, teaching tips, and suggestions for taking an activity further are also given.  

Each Apologia math course has been taught in homeschool families for over a year before coming to the market. Here’s what they have to say:

Apologia's new Homeschool Math Curriculum for Elementary Grades, blending hands-on activities with skills pracitice.

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5 Key Components of Apologia’s Homeschool Math Curriculum:

FUN! The design of each lesson and the carefully crafted activities present math as an accessible and exciting subject. If students are flipping ahead to see what’s next, they will bring enthusiasm and openness to each new lesson. These positive emotions make it easier for their brains to soak up the content.

Carefully Crafted Conceptual Content. The progression of each unit is carefully mapped out to offer just the right level of challenge each day. At the end of each unit, students apply what they learned to the fields of art, science, or business through a cumulative project.  

Skills Practice. At the elementary level, a sizeable part of the content includes math facts that must be memorized. Other skills must be rehearsed over a longer period of time for mastery to occur. Main skills are introduced in each lesson and strategically practiced 5-10 minutes a day. 

Ease of Use. The structure is simple: each day, complete the lesson & skills practice on the daily schedule. The answer key contains the answers, teacher’s notes, suggestions for the lessons, and reusable pages you need to complete the course.  

Christian Connection. Absolutely! Each unit in Exploring Creation with Mathematics begins with a Seeing Our Creator section that connects God to the concepts the student will be learning. Math is part of creation, and it mirrors aspects of God’s character; His beauty, faithfulness, and love can all be seen when studying math.  

About Kathryn Gomes, the Author of Apologia's Homeschool Math Curriculum

Kathryn (Bell) Gomes holds an M. Ed. in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh. She has taught math to homeschooled students for thirteen years and is very familiar with the challenges of learning math at home; Kathryn is a homeschool graduate! She spent three years teaching mathematics in inner-city Philadelphia through Teach for America. She then taught in the most ethnically diverse high school in Pennsylvania. During this time, Kathryn designed Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 curricula for English Language Learners. Now one of her great passions is improving mathematics education for homeschoolers by increasing rigor while still maintaining the creativity and free-thinking that she enjoyed in her schooling. Kathryn and her husband Jason live near Philadelphia with their three children. When she is not working on something math-related, Kathryn is probably trying out a science experiment with her three little ones, cooking something spicy, or running in a local Philly race.  

Exploring Creation with Mathematics Is Arriving Spring 2020

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