Teacher Review for XtraMath

Basic but it works!

Sheri C.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 4
My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Practice
Great with General
Low literacy
How I Use It
In the mornings my students hop on the computer to do their Xtra math practice. It doesn't take long. Then they can do the other activities for the day.
My Take
It may not be fun and exciting but I need them to know their math facts! This program is strictly rote practice but it worked for me when I was a kid...I still know my math facts! I try to make a big deal out of students passing a level. I print the certificate and give it to them and we all clap for them. Some of them come to tell me how many facts they got correct that day. For my classroom it's like using flashcards but this way I can keep track of their progress.