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 First In Math

First In Math

by Suntex International Inc.

GRADES / Elementary (Grades K-4), Middle School (Grades 5-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
PRICING PLANS / License
PLATFORMS / Web Browser
http://www.firstinmath.com/

Activities for K-8 fundamental math skills

Overview

First developed in 2002, First in Math is an online math program that covers topics from addition through complex algebra. Content is delivered in different game formats. The program encourages skill practice by deepening motivation and engagement through competitive scoring, and skill-building games provide deep practice with a series of challenges. Computational Thinking skills is a four-step process that strengthens the ability to solve complex problems. A dashboard, with pre- and post- assessments and reports for each student, is available for teachers.

A 2005 study of the program in National School District in San Diego, CA, supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education found "small but significant effects on California Standards Test (CST) student achievement scores across each grade level."

The program is based on the 24 Game, developed by Robert Sun in 1988, where students use numbered cards and arithmetic operations to arrive at the number 24. The program has been used in competitions throughout the country.

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PRICING PLANS

License

Subscription model
Can be purchased by Teacher, School Leader, District Administrator, or Parent.

TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

This product is accessible via a web browser -- Optimized for mobile browsers

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PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES

Standards

Aligned To Other Standards Aligned To Other Standards

Common Core Aligned Common Core Aligned

TEKS aligned TEKS aligned

Audience

Kindergarten Kindergarten

Characteristics

Game-based Learning Game-based Learning

Subject Matter

Math Math

Pre-Algebra and Algebra Pre-Algebra and Algebra

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