The International Academy of New York aims to achieve high, personalized standards for all students. Among other skills, the following are examples of what can be expected by the end of Nursery through Grade 3 in the core subject of math.
- Recognize numbers 1-10 (label and recognize in and out of sequence).
- Name basic shapes.
- Utilize 1:1 correspondence to 5.
- Recognize primary colors and more.
- Represent quantities in numeric form.
- Demonstrate basic number sense (Students understand when they see a number/symbol, e.g., ”1”).
- Comprehend one-to-one correspondence.
- Organize and express understanding of common properties and attributes.
- Extract information from graphical representations.
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills.
- Recognize explicit mathematical problems.
- Recognize and name basic shapes.
- Rote count to 20.
- Recognize and create a basic A/B pattern.
- Count with understanding and match sets of numbers to corresponding numeral.
- Recognize geometric shapes in the environment.
- Classify and sort objects according to color, size, shape, and width.
- Complete jigsaw puzzles and other types of spatial materials.
- Develop understanding of the concepts of “greater than” and “less than” by using concrete objects.
- Make observations, read, and represent concrete data using a pictograph.
- Use “real life” experiences such as cooking to learn basic concepts of measurement.
- Develop an identity as mathematicians and be able to explain their thinking when solving a math problem.
- Recognize two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes and describe their attributes.
- Compare objects and numbers within 20.
- Compare lengths and weights of different objects.
- Count by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100.
- Use different strategies to add and subtract within 20. Students will recognize the addition, subtraction, and equal signs.
- Students will recognize and create growing and repeating patterns.
- Demonstrate a beginning understanding of place value.
- Use manipulatives, number grids, and tally marks to solve problems involving adding and subtracting 1-digit whole numbers with 1 or 2-digit whole numbers.
- Tell time on analog and digital clocks.
- Read and interpret different types of graphs
- Read, write, and model numbers up to 10,000, and identify place values in these numbers.
- Collect and organize data to create charts, tables, graphs, and line plots.
- Measure length to the nearest inch and centimeter.
- Read, write, and explain expressions and number sentence using the symbols +, -, =, > and <.
- Demonstrate automaticity with all addition facts through 10 + 10 and fluency with the related subtraction facts.
- Use manipulatives, number grids, and tally marks to solve problems involving the addition and subtraction of multi-digit whole numbers.
- Relate math to real world situations and use the language of mathematics to clearly communicate ideas.
- Demonstrate an understanding of place value with seven digits.
- Read, write, and explain expressions and number sentence using the symbols +, -, =, x, /, > and <.
- Demonstrate proficiency with addition and subtraction with regrouping.
- Understand Commutative and Associative Property of Addition and Multiplication.
- Use repeated addition, arrays, and knowledge of products and factors to solve multiplication problems.
- Show and solve division problems with remainders.
- Identify and show fractional parts, work with equivalent fractions, estimate and compare fractions.
- Show symbolic representations for denominations of money and understand decimals with money.
- Work with estimation and recognize when it’s appropriate.
- Collect, organize and describe data and make decisions and predictions based on data.
- Construct, read and interpret charts, diagrams, and graphs.
- Understand the concepts of probability and chance, and use fractions to represent probability and statistics.
- Recognize and draw parallel, intersecting and perpendicular lines, lines of symmetry, and different angles.
- Calculate area and perimeter.
- Show and calculate time (elapsed).