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School Zone - Big Math 1-2 Workbook - Ages 6 to 8, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Addition, Subtraction, Word Problems, Time, Money, Fractions, and More (School Zone Big Workbook Series) Paperback – Oct. 1 2010
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- 320 pages: 299 activity pages, 20 answer key pages, 1 reward certificate page
- For ages 6 to 8
- 7.75" x 10.75" pages with durable glossy cover
- Skill areas include addition and subtraction, word problems, time, money, fractions
- All the activities help sharpen fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, and problem-solving skills
- Directions are easy to follow so first and second graders can work on their own with little guidance
- Colorful, kid friendly illustrations help increase focus and motivation
- Follows NCTM and Common Core standards
- Perforated pages makes it easy to tear out for individual worksheets
- Portable and perfect for on-the-go learning!
AMAZING - Big Math Grades 1 and 2 Workbook is packed with 300+ colorful exercises that will keep your child thinking! This workbook is intended to help children learn the necessary fundamentals of first grade math and second grade math. These proven activities will help prepare your child for success in basic math in this fractions, word problems, time, money, addition and subtraction workbook. With the colorful and kid friendly illustrations and easy directions with visual clues, this 1st grade and 2nd grade math workbook is fun and easy to use. The perforated pages make it easy to tear out and create individual worksheets, and each skill being practiced is listed at the bottom of each page to help keep track. This math basics workbook also includes an answer key. It covers the math grade 1 and grade 2 curriculum and is packed with exercises that make learning fun. Intended for ages 6 to 8.
WORKBOOKS FOR KIDS - Using kids workbooks is a great way to improve learning. Writing by hand, as opposed to typing on a computer, fires up specific areas of a child's brain, improving their ability to not only remember what he or she learns but to think of new ideas. When kids finish the workbook, you can fill out the included “Great Job! You’re #1” completion certificate to reward a job well done. Hang it on the wall or fridge to display their achievement with pride!
PREPARATION - Let us help you prepare your young children for the next grade level with our workbooks, flashcards, card games, early reading books, and online learning program – Anywhere Teacher. Keep kids "classroom ready" with these great supplemental learning tools and more!
AWARD WINNING - School Zone content has won The Parents’ Choice Foundation Award, Tillywig Toy Awards, Brainchild Award, Family Choice Award, Mom's Choice Awards Honoring Excellence, Gold Star Toy Scholastic Parent and Child Award and many more.
OUR STORY - More than 40 years ago, long-time educators James Hoffman, Ed.D., and his wife Joan Hoffman, M.A., began a retail supply outlet for teachers, then soon identified a need for at-home learning materials to help parents support and supplement their children’s classroom instruction. School Zone Publishing fast emerged as the market leader in workbooks and flashcards for preschoolers through sixth graders.
School Zone remains family-owned, focused on excellence, responsive to customers, alert to emerging technology, and committed to the community. We continually update our products with new features and content, reflective of changing standards, evolving teaching methods, and overall best practices.
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Our learning materials have helped educate three generations of kids, creating life-long learners, and the legacy continues. Digital content, flash cards, workbooks, readers, toys and games—all are crafted through a child’s eyes, while integrating parent and teacher standards.
Writing by Hand Improves Memory
Writing in workbook pages, as opposed to typing on a computer, can help kids focus and learn. Writing by hand fires up specific areas of a child's brain, improving the ability to both remember what he or she learns and to think of new ideas.
Kids and parents who use our flash cards for practice testing are using one of the most effective learning techniques available. A hundred years of research shows practice testing is highly likely to boost retention.
Reading Has Lifelong Benefits
A love of reading has been proven to have far-reaching benefits for children, emotionally and academically. And children who enjoy reading become confident readers and read more often.
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School Zone’s digital content supports children’s learning goals by enhancing problem-solving and critical thinking, as well as reinforcing skills through multisensory activities. It also improves language skills, increases motivation to stay on task, and stimulates curiosity and imagination.
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When kids play games together, they learn a healthy sense of competition and experience the joy of winning and empathy for losing. Along the way, they learn collaboration, cooperation, and problem-solving. Creative play stimulates imagination and nurtures emotional well-being.
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About the Author
For nearly 40 years, School Zone has helped make learning fun! Our research-based content, developed by leading educators, delivers award-winning, state-of-the-art products digital and print for individual learning styles and goals. Every product placed in a child's hands is brimming with color, content, and creativity. In every detail, innovation meets imagination and timeless tradition. In that same spirit, School Zone both embodies success and embraces possibility, stepping boldly into new media and platforms to connect with kids where they are. Parents appreciate the quality and attention to detail. The company continually updates materials with new features and content, reflective of changing standards, evolving teaching methods, and overall best practices. The result? Great learning at home and in the classroom.
Joan Hoffman, M.A., is the author and co-author of hundreds popular storybooks and workbooks for children. Among the titles are Peter’s Dream, I Don’t Like Peas, and The New Bike (the latter two published under the pen name Marie Vinje), the Get Ready for Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade workbook trio, along with the entire Get Ready, Little Thinker, I Know It!, Try-n-Spy, and Little Busy Book workbook series.
She is also co-founder, along with her late husband James Hoffman, Ph.D., of School Zone Publishing. Visionary in business, she has long looked at the world through a child’s eyes, infusing her stories and lessons with joy and relatability.
As a mother of 4 back in the ‘70s, like moms the world over throughout history, she wanted what was best for her children. And she knew that teachers didn’t have the time to give her kids everything they needed. As an elementary school teacher, Hoffman worked hard to give her students what they needed to learn. And parents would ask her what they could do to help. That’s why she started School Zone—to help give children every possible chance to reach their potential.
She brought retail experience gleaned from previously founding and managing two regional educational book and supply stores for teachers and parents. Her husband lent his blended talents of educator and entrepreneur. A professor of education who also had first-hand experience as an elementary teacher, he was involved in teacher education programs at several colleges and had served at the helm of a company that published classroom materials.
Combining rock-solid editorial judgment and creative instincts with a thorough understanding of early education, Joan Hoffman was an exemplary proponent of design thinking long before it became a conceptual label. An innovative problem-solver, she has always sought to reach out to end users and challenge convention. Separating fleeting trends from legitimate advances has been essential to her company’s longevity.
The results speak for themselves. With the next generation—both son Jonathan and daughter Jennifer—taking on creative and strategic leadership roles in the company their parents started, School Zone seamlessly integrated digital learning platforms. The company received Apple’s exclusive Human Interface Design Excellence Award for software development, and its apps were part of the first-generation iPad launch in 2010. School Zone’s flagship product, the Little Scholar Learning Tablet, has earned industry-wide recognition and awards, as has its online learning destination Anywhere Teacher. Inspired by mom’s story-telling excellence, son Jonathan continued that legacy with Charlie & Company, an original series for ages 3-7, available on Oznnoz, Kidoodle.tv, ToonGoggles, BatteryPop, Ameba, and Highbrow.
Joan Hoffman says, “It is incredibly rewarding to see the children and grandchildren of some of our original customers enjoying our ever-evolving books, apps, flash cards, games, music, and other products—both print and digital.”
In 2019 School Zone celebrates its 40th anniversary, spanning portions of five decades and having sold more than 370 million educational products. Hoffman continues to be hands-on in the company, still writing, still envisioning, and still putting kids, parents, and teachers first.
- Publisher : SCHOOL ZONE PUBLISHING; Workbook edition (Oct. 1 2010)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 320 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1601590156
- ISBN-13 : 978-1601590152
- Item weight : 658 g
- Dimensions : 19.56 x 1.27 x 26.92 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,341 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Reviewed in Mexico on August 21, 2020
Edit: Today is July 5th 2020. I still love these books. But I put my kids directly into the old Saxon Math 5/4 textbook when they graduate from this workbook. I also have my kids practice math facts at: w w w dot xtramath dot com.