## Why should elementary students have homework?

Homework teaches students to work independently and develop self-discipline. Homework encourages students to take initiative and responsibility for completing a task. Homework allows parents to have an active role in their child’s education and helps them to evaluate their child’s progress.

## What kind of math is Singapore Math?

Singapore math (or Singapore maths in British English) is a teaching method based on Singapore Ministry of Education national primary mathematics curriculum used for grade one through sixth grade in Singapore schools.

## Is Singapore math the best?

Here are six reasons why “Singapore Math” is catching on in American schools: 1 Singapore students are the world’s math leaders. Since the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study started ranking countries’ competitiveness in math literacy in 1995, Singapore has consistently ranked among the best.

## What age should you teach math?

Ages 6-10: learning math identify basic shapes like squares and triangles by first grade. tell time and understand the value of different denominations of money by second grade. understand the place-value structure in our “base 10” numbering system.