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We had a new principal last year and he's made some good changes. At the end of the year he informed us that we will be changing math programs. We switched from Everyday Math (which I really like - I know I'm in the minority) to "Go Math!"

Does anyone have experience with this? It seems like lots of worksheets! I am not a workbook kind of teacher. The one workbook (there are two!!) has very colorful 532 pages, some of which are homework sheets, and the second "practice book" has 292 pages! Such a waste! I figured out that with 175 days of K, I'd have to do 4 worksheets a day to use them all!

There seems to be a small kit of manipulatives but I'm not sure my school has purchased them. (GRReat!)

Again, I am not, nor have I ever been a worksheet kind of teacher! UGH!

Jane Last year was our second year with 'Go Math'. Yes, a lot of pages, but they go very quickly! I usually complete the large book by the end of April and use the second book, which is a review book, as RTI practice, send home as extra practice or as a review for previously taught skills as needed throughout the school year. Usually I have a few of tho...See More
Jul 22, 2014

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