#### Orchard’s Math

Orchard Math’s award-winning software includes over 3,000 activities, 1,500 skills, and 1,800 hours of instruction for grades Pre-K – 9.

Integrates tutorials, practice, exploratory activities, and assessment. A comprehensive mathematics instructional program that applies current educational research in mathematics instruction.

**Math Concepts** – Interactive graphic tutorials and activities make it easy for students to understand new concepts in today’s math curriculum.
**Skill Builders** – Students learn key math skills step by step through tutorials, practice, tests, and reward games.
**Learning Games** – Math skills are reinforced and time on task is increased in a motivating game environment.

#### Students Stay Focused

Orchard’s research-based strategies, games, and puzzles, as well as a variety of instructional styles, ensure that students are engaged. Orchard makes math fun.

- Promotes interactive learning through active engagement in problem solving and real world connections, both within a mathematical context and linkages to careers in mathematics.
- The Math Journal tool nurtures written communication of mathematical ideas.
- Provides a range of connections to language, social studies, business, physical education, and the arts. Segments involving careers in mathematics and using mathematics in the world of work are incorporated throughout the programs.
- Provides audio support and interactive manipulations.
- Includesongoing assessment and feedback, ensuring students “own” their learning.
- Calculator is incorporated as a learning tool in the solving of problems and arithmetic calculations. Students in later grades use dynamic geometry explorers.

#### Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

In accordance with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Orchard provides engaging and innovative ways to intermingle the use of technology and mathematics in prekindergarten through grade 9 classrooms. Orchard provides individualized learning paths that fully adhere to the Common Core Standards for Mathematics through the use of targeted instructional activities, assessments and practice questions.