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You know our Reading Intervention works — now put our Math Intervention to work for you!

Houghton Mifflin's Reading Intervention programs, Soar to Success and Early Success® have helped thousands of struggling readers achieve grade-level reading proficiency. Now we have a math intervention program to help bring your students' computational skills up to grade level — MathSteps.

Parallel to Reading Intervention
Like Soar to Success and Early Success®, MathSteps is designed to help your students in Kindergarten through Middle School reach grade-level standards and raise their test scores.

Complete program in four parts
With four comprehensive components, MathSteps is a program that's easy to teach and easy to learn.


  Computational Skills Tutorial Kit
Ready-made materials for reteaching and practice.
  Teacher Edition
Lesson support, answers, and management suggestions
  Teacher Resource Copymasters
Teaching resources, pre- and posttests, and more
Student Workbook
Easy-to-follow lessons linked to the pretest

Research-based Intervention gets results!
Like our reading intervention, MathSteps is based on solid research that identifies the following characteristics of effective intervention instruction:

  • Complements high quality classroom instruction
  • Follows a consistent, systematic lesson routine
  • Focuses on skills and strategies that children need to achieve grade-level proficiency
  • Includes ongoing assessment
  • Recognizes the importance of home-school communication
  • Incorporates built-in staff development

MathSteps covers key computational strands

Strands covered in MathSteps Student Books and Teacher Guides
  • Number Sense
  • Whole Numbers
  • Decimals
  • Percents

  • Problem Solving
  • Geometry
  • Ratios

  • Algebra
  • Fractions
  • Proportions
Strands covered in MathSteps Computational Skills Tutorial Kit
  • Basic Number Concepts
  • Basic Skills:
  • Whole Numbers:
  • Fractions:
    Basic Skills
  • Decimals
  • Rates, Ratios, Proportions
  • Percents



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