Sonlight Homeschool

Math Curriculum

Sonlight offers several homeschool math programs so that you can find the best fit for your family. Compare the different programs on our comparison chart, read the product descriptions, then pick the program that's right for you. It is possible that you might prefer different math programs for your different children (if one child loves colorful illustrations, and one gets distracted, they might be better served with different programs).

Don't be overwhelmed! Any one of the programs below is a good brand that has helped thousands of students learn what they needed to know. So read the descriptions. Which appeals to you the most? Choose that. And if, at some point, you decide it doesn't work well for your family, pick another one.

After you've picked a program, use the free math assessment to make an informed decision about which level to purchase. Then if your students need a little extra practice, add some of Sonlight's outstanding homeschool math supplements.

One-stop shopping for all of your homeschool math needs!

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Sonlight offers a variety of different math programs for you to choose from, including: Math-U-See, Horizons Math, Singapore Math, Saxon Math, Miquon Math, RightStart Math and VideoText Math.

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Shop Materials & Supplements

Supplement your chosen math program with a variety of optional enrichments, including flash cards, manipulatives and more.

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Get more information about Sonlight's Math Programs with our comparison chart.

Take the Free Homeschool Math Assessment

We believe that math should be fun, not frustrating. You can teach confidently with Sonlight's handpicked homeschool math programs. Before you purchase, use the math assessment to determine your child's level and placement in each program. 

Homeschool Math Programs

You can teach confidently with Sonlight's carefully vetted homeschool math programs—the best on the market—from elementary math to calculus.

Math-U-SeeMath-U-See

Math-U-See 

K-12th Grade

Hands-on, student-paced, mastery-based approach that focuses on developing a true understanding of mathematical concepts transferable to real-world application. Math that actually sticks with your kids so they can use it in real life.

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Horizons Math

K-6th Grade

Designed to help your children understand math from the ground up. The program introduces math properties, truths, and principles one at a time, builds the strength of the student's foundation through practice, and then moves to the next principle.

Singapore MathSingapore Math

Singapore Math

K-6th Grade

Extremely clear, highly logical and sequential, with a strong focus on "mental math." Students get the right amount of practice without too much repetition. Challenging word problems build thinking skills and students apply math in a variety of situations.

Saxon MathSaxon Math

Saxon Math

K-12th Grade

Incremental (little by little) approach to math, introducing a new skill or principle each day, then reviewing these concepts and skills day after day for weeks. This approach helps build students' confidence in their ability to "do" math successfully.

Miquon MathMiquon Math

Miquon Math

1-4th Grade

Helps children learn to view the world mathematically. The program emphasizes mathematical patterns and relationships rather than pre-set formulas and methods.

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RightStart Math

K-6th Grade

Comprehensive math program for your children that uses visualization of quantities and provides strategies (visual pictures) for learning the facts. Kinesthetic and visual.

VideoText MathVideoText Math

VideoText Math

High School

Alternative approach to teaching Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. The program employs the mastery method of learning, which ensures that students master a particular concept before going to the next.

Homeschool Math Materials 

Looking for specific Math materials? Supplement your program with these optional Math resources.

Life of Fred

MathTacular!

Key to...

Math Manipulatives

Math Adventures

Accelerated Individualized Mastery (AIM)

Homeschool Math Comparison Chart

Use Sonlight's Homeschool Math Comparison Chart to identify the homeschool math programs that might work for your family and those you don’t think will work. Click the column headers to sort the data for some of the top math programs and a few math supplements. Easily sort by key features, price, grade, and more.

Programs Grades Complete
Programs
Key Features Price without
manipulatives
Price of
manipulatives
Digital
Instruction
Meets common
core standards
Parent
intensive
Math-U-See K–12 Mastery, concept-driven $64+ $83
(in a different order)
Horizons Math K–6 Spiral learning technique $80+ $88
Singapore Primary Math, US Edition K–6 Mental math $70+ N/A
Saxon Math Homeschool K–12 Thorough drilling $84+ $80
(some levels)

(in a different order)

(K–3)
Miquon Math 1–4 Think mathematically, discovery approach $26+ $15
RightStart Math, 2nd Edition K–6 Visual and kinesthetic $91+ $210
(second edition)
VideoText Interactive 8–12 Mastery $400 N/A
Life of Fred K–5+ enrich-
ment
Story-based $16+ N/A
MathTacular! K–5 enrich-
ment
DVD stories make math unbelievably understandable $20+ N/A
Math Adventures 2–5 enrich-
ment
Fun activity book $10 N/A

Homeschool Math Comparison Video

Math can be one of those overwhelming subjects to choose, let alone teach. Sonlight carries a wide variety of math programs designed for different learning and teaching styles. Watch the video below to learn more about the available math programs Sonlight offers and get an in-depth look at the approach of each one. The insights shared in this video will be invaluable as you make homeschool math curriculum choices for your students.

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