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October 3, 2017
Awesome for Elementary Math!
I absolutely love First in Math. I haven’t come across another website or app that is as engaging as First in Math. Students love logging on and trying to earn as many stars as possible. I like how it is aligned to the Common Core standards. Students are learning their basic math facts interactively and building on their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Each student starts out on the same level and can work at their own pace through the program. It has video lessons and previews to grab the attention of the students. Having access to First in Math at home is a huge plus for me as a teacher, but parents as well. When a student reaches a certain number of math problems, First in Math will generate an additional Family User Name. Most importantly, First in Math allows teachers more time to teach the curriculum and reduces time having to actually teach those basic math facts.Continue reading
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September 25, 2017
First In Math! Motivating Every Child to Learn, Live and Love Math!
Through gaming, students forge a bond at the classroom level, help one another, and become better critical thinkers. Significant results can be achieved in minutes a day through the Deep Practice techniques, and new habits will replace old, unproductive habits in order to drive success. I think this program was designed with focus, coherence and rigor as its focus points. Self-paced activities target mastery of procedural skills and fluencies that are essential for internalizing and demonstrating conceptual understanding. FIM’s comprehensive content fully aligns with the CCSSM. Their easy-to-use Math Standards Correlations tool enables me to use the program to best support ongoing pedagogical and practice standards. Parents love First In Math online too. Parents are delighted to see their children build a solid foundation in mathematics. When a child solves a predetermined number of math problems, FIM automatically generates an additional Family User ID! Family members can learn and refresh skills as they work alongside their child toward higher levels of math achievement.Continue reading