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2017 Holiday Greetings from First In Math
11 Tricks to Improve Your Students’ Math Achievement

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First in Math Honors Mountain View Success

Mountain View Elementary School was recently honored by the First In Math program. The online math-practice website tasks students with grade-specific math challenges and, as of June 19, 2017, Mountain View students had solved more than 7.75 million of them!

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Determination and Effort Pay Off for Maryland Student

Fourth-grader, Harleigh Dingman, became #1 in her class, grade, and school, and was the FIM POTW for all 39 weeks the school participated.

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Classroom Volunteer Places Among First In Math National Top Ten

Yucca Elementary School’s William “Mr. Bill” Hanna finished second in the nation among all educator-players in the 2017 First In Math Top Ten competition.

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Harvard Medical Engineering and Medical Physics Student Isha Jain Receives 2017 Weintraub Award

Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology Medical Engineering and Medical Physics PhD student, Isha Jain, became one of only thirteen graduate students, worldwide, selected to receive the 2017 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award.

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Top Player in Nevada Enjoys Facetime with Education Leader Robert Sun

When Liberty Perez and her Southern Highlands Preparatory middle school peers first picked up their iPads and logged into First In Math®, she realized it could be an interesting way to become a better math student.

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Benjamin Banneker Association and First In Math Team Up for Visit to Texas Boys and Girls Club

Benjamin Banneker Association President, Brea Ratliff, invited First In Math® representatives to conduct workshops for staff members and students at the Eastside San Antonio Boys and Girls Club.

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Changing the Shape of Learning

Learning in is often viewed as a linear process. For kids who question their ability to learn, this is a big stumbling block, and puts the onus on teachers to find ways to overcome doubt, negative self-image and prior failures.

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Son of Florida Math Teacher Shines on “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”

A former math teacher has shepherded many children on to math success, but none more so than his own son, who recently appeared as a contestant on the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire game show.

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Robert Sun Speaks to Parents, Students at Calypso Family Math Night

First In Math® creator Robert Sun visited Calypso Elementary and spoke with a crowd of more than 180 guests at the school’s Family Math Night on February 28.

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Junior Journalists Report on First In Math

Souderton Area School District’s Vernfield Elementary has a digital newspaper run by eager students and an amazing teacher.

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Happy Holidays 2016!

Happy Holidays from everyone at First In Math®, the 24® Game and Suntex International.

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Practice Makes Perfect When It Comes to Mathematics – Part Two

Practice Makes Perfect – part two - discusses factors that contribute to an important issue facing educators: studies show that up to 90% of what students are taught in school may be forgotten in as little as 30 days.

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