Scholastic PR1ME Mathematics K is the foundation level of PR1ME Mathematics. It is focused on the development of early numeracy and problem-solving skills. It develops in young learners a strong foundation for meaningful learning and a problem-solving mindset.
PR1ME K Core Components are based on a pedagogical approach and instructional design that builds deep conceptual understanding as children progress from concrete to pictorial to abstract thinking using manipulatives, models, drawings and numbers. It also develops metacognition and collaboration skills, with students being encouraged to work together on activities and discover, explain and reflect on their understanding.
PR1ME K Problem Solving Kit (or Enrichment Components) is a program comprising twenty stories aimed at consolidating students’ understanding of core mathematical concepts through solving problems and developing a problem-solving mindset using age-appropriate contexts. Three problems with their accompanying solutions are woven into each story as students solve problems together with the amicable cat family. This kit focuses on developing problem solving skills and mindset.