Countdown is the easiest way to practice math facts. Do it in less than 3 minutes, guaranteed!
Get those math facts into young minds quickly and easily. Target specific facts using a multi-sensory approach appealing to the occipital, temporal and parietal lobes of the cerebrum.
Visual, auditory, and tactile cues help students recall known facts without putting a burden on processing memory.
Long-term memory is the best place to hold and release math facts until they are called to the frontal lobes.
With Countdown, teachers free young developing minds to process and apply mathematical understanding without dropping information. Known facts orient young learners preparing them to move fluidly on the number line.
Get those facts into long-term memory with Countdown!
INSPECTION ASSURES EXPECTATION
Using the assessment feature in Countdown helps students take ownership of unknown facts and encourages practice.
Countdown is an easy, reliable method teachers use to measure and monitor math fact progression.
Follow these easy steps to determine the rate of rapid recall taking place in your classroom:
- Identify the fact group you want to measure.
- How many facts in that group do you want to test?
- How many seconds will each fact display to the student.
- Save the assignment and run in Test mode.
- Once students complete the test, grade their papers with the printable answer key or…
Run the check answer mode and let students grade their own paper!
Administrators can monitor the teacher use of Countdown and conduct regular testing to measure student success with fact fluency in their building. This is a great tool to identify grades needing more practice.