I got a copy of Saxon Math 5/4 for $5 for the text and solutions manual, I couldn't pass it up. I have no idea what I am using for math yet. I want to try this with my DD10-she is going into 5th grade but is a bit behind, IMO. I looked at the table of contents and I think the topics will be good for her.
I'm a bit nervous because I think Saxon is a spiral program and that is what our ps used (a spiral program but not Saxon) and it wasn't good for her. I *think* because this will be a lot of review for her and because we can slow down or speed up depending on how much she "gets" it, that this could be a good place to start. Since it was only $5, I won't be incredibly disappointed if it doesn't work and I am open to trying something different if it's not working for her.
Do you have any opinions on Saxon or any advice for my plan?