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It focuses on understanding of concepts, using clear explanations and lots of visual exercises and constitutes a complete mathematics curriculum for grades 4, 5, 6 and 7. They are like a textbook and workbook in the same book.
It is mastery-oriented and organized into chapters by topics. In each chapter the curriculum concentrates on one theme and its connecting topics (such as place value, multiplication, or geometry). Each grade level typically contains 8-10 chapters. The curriculum focuses strongly on conceptual understanding. Visual models and exercises are used a lot. Mental math and number sense are emphasized.
The curriculum is nearly self-teaching for many children, since the full explanation of concepts are included in the student books. It does not require much preparation time from the teacher. The curriculum meets and exceeds the Common Core Standards.
About the Seller
Maria Miller, the author of the Math Mammoth books, is a math teacher turned homeschooler. She has a master's degree in mathematics with the teacher educational studies, and minors in physics and statistics. The aim of her math books is first and foremost to explain math in very simple terms, yet rigorously, concentrating on understanding of concepts.