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A Complete Math Curriculum Recommended for Ages 8‑13

Students learn problem-solving skills through rigorous math lessons taught by engaging, comic-book style characters.
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BEAST ACADEMY  BOOKS

Learn math from rigorous, beautifully illustrated guidebooks. Reinforce and master concepts with hundreds of practice problems, puzzles, and games.

BEAST ACADEMY  ONLINE

A full curriculum that helps young students master fundamental math concepts with interactive practice and challenges, as well as detailed progress reporting.

You'll Wish YOU Learned Math This Way

We designed Beast Academy as the math curriculum we wish we had when we were kids. It teaches kids how to think critically and understand the concepts behind the math calculations they’re performing. Engaging, comic-book style illustrations keep kids coming back for more, even as they grapple with some of the most rigorous math problems available anywhere. Do you want your child to embrace math as a problem-solving tool they'll use for the rest of their life? Beast Academy will take them there.
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Beast Academy is published by the Art of Problem Solving® team, which has developed resources for outstanding math students since 1993.

By teaching students how to solve the kinds of problems they haven’t seen before, our materials have helped enthusiastic math students prepare for —and win!—the world’s hardest math competitions, then go on to succeed at the most prestigious colleges and universities.

Now, Beast Academy brings AoPS's problem-solving approach to elementary math education, helping students leapfrog way ahead of most standard math curricula.

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Beast Academy is set up to work as a complete math program. It can also be used as a supplementary curriculum in a public, private, or homeschool.

Want to enroll your student in an in-person Beast Academy class? All our AoPS Academy learning centers use Beast Academy in the classroom. We currently have AoPS Academies in the following cities:

We expect to open additional learning centers in the future.

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Puzzles 3

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Beast Academy Puzzles 3 contains nearly 500 new puzzles inspired by our favorite puzzle types from the Beast Academy curriculum.
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...really good math textbooks that introduce their subjects in a clear and easy-to-follow fashion, carefully linking each concept to the last; and the exercises are lively, fun, and built around stories that dovetail smoothly into puzzles, games, and other ways of putting the knowledge into practice.
Cory Doctorow
Boing Boing
I couldn't be happier with my child's reaction to this incredible educational resource. He loves the books and reads them even at bedtime. The challenging puzzles and problems in the Practice books are perfect for him. Finally, there is a math program with genuinely intriguing and creative problem sets! I can see the wheels turning and his love of math coming alive again.
Kristina Ivey
Parent of an up-and-coming Math Beast
My son loves math, but Beast Academy is the only math book that he's ever begged to read!
Kate Snow
Kate's Homeschool Math Help
This program has taught [my daughter] to think differently about math and understand that there are many ways to solve a problem. It has also taught her to persevere in solving difficult problems. I’ve also seen her ability to think logically and conceptually improve. It’s not just math – it’s how to think and discover and answer.
Lexi Henegar
Lextin Eclectic
One of the things I like about these books is the way students are guided to think more creatively about how to approach a novel problem. The monsters work together and point out clever ways to approach problem solving.
Jennie
At Home in the Northwoods
Thank you for this WONDERFUL curriculum! I have a 4th grade daughter who has really struggled with Math. We have tried several curricula, which all were a source of angst and tears. Enter BA 3A...my daughter is sitting at the table as I write this message, emitting all sorts of giggles and squeals as she tries to figure out the toothpick puzzles at the end of Chapter 1. She actually asks to do Math now!
Christina Culotta Celebi
I have two kids who absolutely LOVE Beast Academy. And I have to say, I also love Beast Academy. They re-read it over & over, mostly because they love the characters. (I think Grogg is their favorite.)
Mike Williamson
parent
I'm really impressed with the care and detail, not only of the math thinking, but the visuals, the humor, and the story.
Carol Lloyd
GreatSchools.org
... the response that I have seen has been really tremendous. What seems to stand out… is that these books don’t dumb the work down nor do they talk down to the child.
Brian Cronin
Comic Book Resources
...every time the students see me, they get very excited and ask if it's a "Beast Academy Day." They love the characters and enjoy the humor in the Guide book and they persevere to complete as much of the Practice book material as they can.
Lauren Croix
G&T Coordinator for Mequon-Thiensville School District
...my son cannot let go of your book. He is reading/working on it day and night... I just want to say that you guys did a great job, and my best recommendation to my colleagues and anyone who is thinking about math books for their children.
Beast Academy parent
...really good math textbooks that introduce their subjects in a clear and easy-to-follow fashion, carefully linking each concept to the last; and the exercises are lively, fun, and built around stories that dovetail smoothly into puzzles, games, and other ways of putting the knowledge into practice.
Cory Doctorow
Boing Boing
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