PreK – K Math and ELA Materials that Build Foundational & Comprehension Skills
All Kids R Intelligent! Math Readers
This series of math readers for early learning builds foundational concepts and thinking skills through interactive stories, activities and rhymes.
• Students learn essential concepts such as counting, patterning, sequencing, time, adding and subtracting.
• Interactive Read Alouds and full-color illustrations make these materials highly engaging.
• Hands-on activities are supported by cut-out activity cards that enhance the learning.
• Parents’/Teachers’ Notes provide guidance for the learning process and suggestions for additional activities.
Ready for Maths
Ready for Maths are consumable early childhood readers that use a progressive, 3-step approach. Each book in the 8-book series develops a key math concept.
- Lessons follow a predictable Let’s begin!, Let’s practice!, Let’s move ahead! structure that supports progressive learning.
- Stated learning objectives for each topic help teachers and parents ensure that students have mastered the skill.
- Students learn to count through pictures, while multiple practice opportunities ensure all children can learn.
- Learned skills are applied to more challenging situations so that students are able to count bigger numbers more efficiently.
All Kids R Intelligent! English Readers
Ten engaging multidisciplinary readers for early learning are designed to be
interactive so that children develop the language skills and concepts essential for reading success.
- Children are guided to make choices and predictions as they read, deepening their engagement and comprehension.
- Each book introduces basic phonemic sound and letter blends to strengthen the foundational skills for reading.
- Hands-on activities are supported by cut-out activity cards that enhance the learning.
- Parents’/Teachers’ Notes provide guidance for the learning process and suggestions for additional activities.
Ready to Read
Ready to Read is an early childhood series with a pr
ogressive, 3-step approach. Through focused practice, students build a foundation for reading, gaining 300 new words.
- Lessons follow a predictable Let’s begin!, Let’s practice!, Let’s read! structure that supports progressive learning.
- Students learn new words through repeated exposure and reading practice using the Look and Say method.
- Tracing key words helps children build their motor skills as a prerequisite for and an introduction to writing.
- Readings are accompanied by task-based activities, such as matching or coloring, and summaries are included that consolidate the learning.
Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)
PIRLS is an international study of reading achievement by 4th graders conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. In 2001 Singapore students ranked 15th, but by 2006 they had jumped to 4th place. Singapore also ranked 2nd among education systems that took tests solely in English. In 2011, Singapore had the highest percentage (24%) of students reaching the Advanced International Benchmark.