What Are Some Popular Reading and Math Programs for Children?


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Some popular reading and math programs for children are K5 Learning, Smart Tutor and Kumon. K5 Learning and Smart Tutor provide online programs, whereas Kumon offers direction within one of their centers.

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What Are Some Popular Reading and Math Programs for Children?
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K5 Learning offers online after-school study programs for children in kindergarten through 5th grade through their official website. The Reading curriculum covers phonemic awareness, phonics and sight; in addition to words, vocabulary and reading comprehension. The Math program includes numbers and operations, measurement, geometry, algebra and data analysis. The program is tailored for each student, because every child does not perform at the same level or pace. K5 Learning also provides sample lessons, and a 14-day trial to determine if the program provides the right educational needs.

Smart Tutor also provides programs for children in kindergarten through grade 5 on the official website. The Math curriculum includes number sense and numerical equations, measurement, geometry, algebra and algebraic thinking; in addition to data analysis, probability and statistics. The Reading syllabus is identical to K5 Learning. Smart Tutor also offers free resources and a 14-day trial.

Kumon implements studies for students from kindergarten through 12th grade in their own centers. The Math topics are counting and number sequences, addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division. Kumon also covers fractions, order of operations, positive and negative numbers, solving equations and graphing; in addition to advanced algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and probability and statistics. The Reading program covers pre-reading skills, letter sounds, vocabulary, and grammar and punctuation; in addition to sentence building, understanding paragraphs, passage structure, reading comprehension, summary. It also covers interpretation and critical reading.

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