of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Kathy5 Stars Out Of 5Horizons Math Grade 1January 19, 2019KathyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My husband and I both have employment backgrounds which are based on mathematical concepts. So when choosing a math program for our home school we utilized the following criteria:
1. The mathematical concepts had to be in a precept format, with the reviewing of concepts already learned for reinforcement.
2. The program had to be parent/child friendly.
3. The program had to engage our child in the world of mathematics.
After looking at three of the most popular homeschooling math curricula on the market, we chose Alpha Omega's Horizons Math.
Horizons Math Grade 1 scope and sequence is comprised of the following:
Ordinal & Cardinal Numbers
Correspondence of quantities
Units of Measure
Horizons Math utilizes the spiraling philosophy to teach math. Spiraling means the student will cover the same topics several years in a row, advancing them slightly on each pass. Our child has utilized Horizons Math from Kindergarten through Algebra 1. Horizons Math has provided them with a firm mathematical foundation which will serve them well throughout their lifetime. I give this math curriculum an A+!
Katy5 Stars Out Of 5Success!September 14, 2015KatyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My son is now excited to do his schoolwork. he asks to do extra pages and is finally getting ahead in math after 2 years of being stalled in Math U See. He prefers the variety in each lesson as well as the vibrant and colorful the pages are over the other program
TXmommyTXAge: 25-345 Stars Out Of 5Colorful, bite-size lessonsOctober 24, 2012TXmommyTXAge: 25-34Quality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5We have been using Horizons Math for two years now and my son told me he wanted to use it again next year! The lessons are short, colorful, and interesting. The workbook goes through new material in such a way that there's lots of practice to allow the child time to grasp a concept, but does it without being too repetative. (Lessons are mostly two pages long.) The teacher handbook is useful for tips on teaching and ideas for more hands-on learning. It's a bit lengthy and bulky for me, but others might like the thoroughness of it. Also, the extra practice sheets that can be copied and used are good, but might be best used only if extra practice is needed. All in all, Horizons math has been great and we will continue using it!
gnzmomWIAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great programAugust 11, 2011gnzmomWIAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5My daughter is a very visual learner. The graphics in these books do a wonderful job keeping her attention. It also offers a good progression through the different mathmatical ideas. Slow but steady.
AliciaWhidbey Island, WashingtonAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Good, but could be better.August 1, 2011AliciaWhidbey Island, WashingtonAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4This is a wonderfully bright and interactive workbook. My daughter appreciated the pictures and colors. Math is her least favorite subject and these dress-ups helped encourage her. However, I have some issues with this curriculum. For one thing, if you are to simply walk your child through the workbooks, which I did, he or she will not get enough concrete practice with addition/subtraction facts/families. My daughter is doing great in every other area, but the workbooks are very weak in developing this necessary knowledge. When they finally get around to asking her what 16-7 is she has no idea and cannot do this without counters to help. Be prepared as a teacher to incorporate a lot of drill on your own. The teacher's editions do tell you to review the fact families with the children, but do not provide you with the resources to do it. I love the range of material presented in these books and the built in daily review, but supplementary materials will be necessary to teach effectively, in my opinion.