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  • Who wrote this curriculum?

    Math Nation for 6-8th Grade Math is an enhanced version of the Open Up Resources (authored by Illustrative Mathematics) curriculum which is top-rated on EdReports.com.

  • Wow, this is great! How do I order?

    If you are ready to order or would like more information, you may do so on our workbook ordering page. We will send you a quote with ordering instructions. You can either pay with a credit card or issue a purchase order (P.O.). The workbooks are shipped as soon as we have payment or a P.O.

  • How will students access the digital materials?

    We use the free Clever service to create student accounts in Math Nation so that your teachers can focus their valuable time on instruction. Clever is already in use in over 60% of schools and is free for districts and schools to set up and use.

  • Is there a Spanish version available?

    Yes, a digital version is available, including Spanish read aloud, though a printed workbook is not currently available. In addition, Spanish glossary videos are included for every vocabulary term (See a sample).

  • Is there an additional cost for digital materials?

    Digital access is included at no additional cost for schools/districts that purchase a minimum of $480 (40 students) worth of workbooks. Digital materials within Math Nation include PDF versions of the workbooks, videos to accompany each lesson in the workbook, teacher resources, and much more! Digital access can also be purchased separately (without workbooks) for $3-5 per student per year if workbooks are not desired.

  • How many workbooks are included for $12?

    Units 1-4 are printed in Volume 1 of each grade and units 5-9 are printed in Volume 2 of each grade. The $12 price includes both printed volumes for each student (including shipping).

  • Is there a minimum cost to ordering workbooks?

    Yes, for schools and districts the minimum order is $480 (40 students x $12 per student). Get a quote on our workbook ordering page. Individual workbooks can be purchased by family members for $20 per student (includes shipping and digital access) on our workbooks page.

  • How is Math Nation different from other resources?

    In short, Math Nation is packed with resources to help you succeed. Our videos break down each featured problem in an informative and engaging way. And, with your accompanying workbook, you can follow along with each problem.

  • How do I log in to Math Nation?

    Click the Enter button in the upper right-hand corner. Enter your school name and the username and password you use to access other computers/portals at your school. If you have forgotten those credentials, you can follow the prompt on the Login screen to retrieve them. If that doesn’t work and you still need help logging in, email us at help@MathNation.com or call us (888-608-MATH)!

  • Is there a mobile app?

    Yes, mobile apps are free to download in the Apple and Google Play stores. We guarantee our Math Nation mobile app will work on all devices — yes, even devices up to six years old.

  • Our schools don’t have 1-to-1 devices and/or many of our students don’t have internet access at home. How can we use Math Nation?

    There are many ways teachers can incorporate Math Nation into their teaching, even if classrooms have only one terminal or students’ access to the internet outside of school is limited. For example, they can show short clips to complement instruction to the class, or show a whole video to some students while working separately with a small group of students. Many teachers have had success with these approaches. We’ve curated a number of strategies from teachers in the Teacher Area (log in to check them out). You can also post this question in the Teacher Wall when you log in to see what other great ideas your colleagues from across the state have to offer.

    To help your students who don’t have regular home internet access: We find that students often have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who has a smartphone or tablet and is willing to let them download the app for at-home use. The Math Nation app works on any iPhone, iPad, or Android device from the last six years. If students have a device but no internet at home, they can download videos at school or a fast food restaurant when they do have Wifi and watch them later offline.

  • How can I watch the videos if I don’t have access to the internet?

    You can download videos on the Math Nation mobile app when Wifi is available (at school, the library, a fast-food restaurant, etc) and then viewed at a later time when students may not have access to the internet.

  • MY VIDEOS AREN’T LOADING. WHAT DO I DO?

    Make sure you are using the latest versions of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to watch the Math Nation videos. These browsers work the best with Math Nation. If you see a red or yellow button appear as you watch the videos, your connection may be too slow and you may need to find a stronger internet connection. If you are still having issues with the videos, please email help@MathNation.com.

  • IS THERE AN ANSWER KEY FOR THE VIDEOS?

    Watch the videos to see the solutions to each problem! You can also find solution videos to all of the Test Yourself! problems that you answer on the score report you get after you submit your answers.

  • Are there workbook options for 6th and 7th Grade Advanced Math?

    Yes! Students in 6th Grade Advanced Math will receive the two-volume set of 6th Grade Math and the two-volume set of 7th Grade Math. Students in 7th Grade Advanced Math will receive the two-volume set of 7th Grade Math and the two-volume set of 8th Grade Math.

  • Is training available for teachers?

    Math Nation provides free district or school-wide training for teachers and administrators. Email Richard@MathNation.com for more information and to schedule a training session.

  • I have a suggestion that I think will improve math nation. How can I share it with you?

    We LOVE to hear great ideas from you. Your feedback helps us improve Math Nation for all students, families, and educators! You can call us at (888)-608-MATH or email us at help@mathnation.com.

  • Is this curriculum aligned to the South Carolina College- and Career-Readiness Standards?

    The majority of the curriculum was not written specifically for South Carolina, however, Math Nation has written different activities, lessons, digital practice questions, and more, to ensure that this 6-8th grade math curriculum is aligned with the South Carolina College- and Career-Readiness Standards.

  • Is there a cost for digital materials in South Carolina?

    NO! In South Carolina, the Department of Education has provided free digital access to all Math Nation online resources for all schools and districts.

    Elsewhere, digital access is included at no additional cost for schools/districts that purchase a minimum of $480 (40 students) worth of workbooks. Digital materials within Math Nation include PDF versions of the workbooks, videos to accompany each lesson in the workbook, teacher resources, and much more! Digital access can also be purchased separately (without workbooks) for $3-5 per student per year if workbooks are not desired.

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