What does the First In Math® Online Program do?
First In Math is a curriculum supplement that gives students the fundamental skills they need to achieve their academic goals. It delivers fluency in basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, while advancing higher-order thinking skills such as mental math, problem solving, pattern sensing, reasoning and number sense through Deep Practice.
Can I use it with all my students?
YES! First In Math is appropriate for addition- through algebra-ready students, and aligns to Common Core. The site offers broad content, with an open-ended, self-pacing design that is ideal for differentiated instruction. FIM employs a sequential approach to learning; students start on "easier" material and work through more challenging content. Every module includes positive feedback to boost confidence.
Is it easy to use?
The feedback we most often hear is "If I had known it was this easy, I would have done it long ago!" Just give each student their User ID and they're off! Employ our easy-to-use tools for assessing student performance and proficiency.
Is it effective?
Scientific-based studies demonstrate that test scores elevate, and attitudes about math also improve. Use of the program for minutes a day-in the classroom or at home-can increase math success and get kids excited about math! Studies/Success Stories