Changing Programs in XtraMath

At a meeting this morning, we were discussing some of the challenges students and teachers are facing while using XtraMath.

One of those challenges is using the program for multiplication/division facts rather than addition and subtraction only…students were taking a long time to master the addition and subtraction facts and therefore never had a chance to practice multiplication and division! Follow the red arrows below to see how you can change your students’ programs.

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Another challenge was the time limit being too advanced for some students. XtraMath has actually added an option where you can change the time limit to 6 seconds (vs 3) so students have more time and can still be considered “masters” of the fact even if they take a few more seconds to get there! Hope this helps!!

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2 Comments

  1. My daughter is just learning multiplication facts and was getting frustrated with the speed at which she is supposed to know the answer and type it. I googled “extend time on XtraMath” and here we are. Thanks so much. What a help those extra 3 seconds willl be! Great program!

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