Every child can be successful in mathematics

Ensure they start off on the right foot with Leaps and Bounds mathematics intervention resources

Key Features

Diagnostic Assessment

Diagnostic assessments for every topic clearly pinpoint significant gaps in student understanding

Differentiated Instruction

Strategic intervention tools enable teachers to build on what students understand and close critical gaps in understanding

Research-based Approach

A research-based approach founded on how students learn math developmentally

Mathematics Intervention as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

About the Series

Leaps and Bounds Toward Mathematics Understanding is carefully developed to help teachers support students who are struggling in mathematics.

  • Easy-to-use student and teacher resources support students working below grade level
  • Diagnostic assessments for every topic clearly pinpoint significant gaps in student understanding
  • Strategic tools for differentiating instruction enable teachers to build on what students understand and close critical gaps in understanding
  • A research-based intervention approach that is founded on how students learn math developmentally

Component Overview

Teacher’s Resource

  • Diagnostic assessment tools for each topic allow primary teachers to identify where students are struggling so they can address gaps early
  • Answer Key identifies gaps based on student responses
  • Background information for each topic identifies common errors and misconceptions, and addresses why students might be struggling with a particular topic
  • Teaching Notes support the implementation of each activity
  • Multiple supporting activities help close specific gaps in understanding
  • Features online access to the Teacher’s Resource in eBook format and digital Activity Cards with a print option

Activity Cards

  • Hundreds of colourful and engaging reusable Activity Cards in print, laminated format
  • Activity Cards provide visual prompts to support diagnostic tools and launch activities
  • Simple, clear images and language accessible to all learners
Teacher’s Resource

  • Diagnostic assessment tools for every strand identify gaps in student understanding
  • Diagnostic tool reveals background information on why students struggle and the misconceptions
  • 2–5 pathways provide open-ended intervention and guided intervention for every topic
  • Teaching Notes support differentiated instruction and include good questions

Student Resource

  • Intervention activities for topics in every strand support students who are working as many as 3 levels below grade
  • Built-in tips and visuals to support student understanding
  • Simple, clear language accessible to ELL learners

Digital Teacher’s Resource with Interactive Whiteboard activities

  • Complete Teacher’s Resource in PDF
  • Blackline Masters and PDFs of the Diagnostic Tools
  • Over 100 SMART Notebook™ activities provide extra practice and additional instructional support for selected topics
Teacher’s Resource

  • Diagnostic assessment tools for every strand identify gaps in student understanding
  • Diagnostic tool reveals background information on why students struggle and the misconceptions
  • 2–5 pathways provide open-ended intervention and guided intervention for every topic
  • Teaching Notes support differentiated instruction and include good questions

Student Resource

  • Intervention activities for topics in every strand support students who are working as many as 3 levels below grade
  • Built-in tips and visuals to support student understanding
  • Simple, clear language accessible to ELL learners

Digital Teacher’s Resource with Interactive Whiteboard activities

  • Complete Teacher’s Resource in PDF
  • Blackline Masters and PDFs of the Diagnostic Tools
  • Over 100 SMART Notebook™ activities provide extra practice and additional instructional support for selected topics
Teacher’s Resource

  • Diagnostic assessment tools for every strand identify gaps in student understanding
  • Diagnostic tool reveals background information on why students struggle and the misconceptions
  • 2–5 pathways provide open-ended intervention and guided intervention for every topic
  • Teaching Notes support differentiated instruction and include good questions

Student Resource

  • Intervention activities for topics in every strand support students who are working as many as 3 levels below grade
  • Built-in tips and visuals to support student understanding
  • Simple, clear language accessible to ELL learners

Digital Teacher’s Resource with Interactive Whiteboard activities

  • Complete Teacher’s Resource in PDF
  • Blackline Masters and PDFs of the Diagnostic Tools
  • Over 100 SMART Notebook™ activities provide extra practice and additional instructional support for selected topics

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Table of Contents

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Grades 7/8

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Authors

Leaps and Bounds 1/2

Sandra Ball

Tom Boland

Phyllis Brouwer

Brenda McLoughlin

Michael Skrzypek

Leaps and Bounds 3/4

Marian Small

Kathy Kubota-Zarivnij

Amy Lin

Leaps and Bounds 5/6

Marian Small

Jan Crofoot

Amy Lin

Leaps and Bounds 7/8

Marian Small

Kathy Kubota-Zarivnij

Amy Lin

Consultants and Reviewers

Grades 1/2

List of Consultants and Reviewers

Grades 3/4

List of Consultants and Reviewers

Grades 5/6

List of Consultants and Reviewers

Grades 7/8

List of Consultants and Reviewers

Instructional Approach

Leaps and Bounds Toward Math Understanding is a comprehensive resource that provides diagnostic tools and remediation/intervention lessons for students who are struggling in Grades 1 to 8 mathematics in all five strands. The approach used in Leaps and Bounds respects what we know about how students learn by sequencing the content in a developmentally appropriate way and providing alternatives in approach that allow for differentiated instruction.

Leaps and Bounds has a solid research foundation that reflects the following:

  • Developmental learning of mathematics, as determined from the PRIME research;
  • Recognized common areas of difficulty in mathematics that students have, and research in best instructional practices for addressing these areas of difficulty; and
  • Current research around how to support students who are struggling in math; in particular, addressing both different learning styles and alternative strategies for learning a mathematical concept.

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Professional Development

Solution/Answer Keys

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