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What is a fast math student?

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This refers to a student being taught with the Fluency and Automaticity through Systematic Teaching and Technology (FASTT) curriculum. FASTT is a new approach to math for 2nd grade and up that teaches math according to individual student needs and paces their learning accordingly.

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FASTT uses games and targeted learning to cater to the needs of each student. Each lesson learned is reinforced with interactive practice and games, and students can chart their own progress as they advance. The goal of FASTT is to give teachers a better way to teach math while helping students learn math and use it quickly and proficiently.

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    How does the FASTT Math program work?

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    Schools or districts purchase a subscription from Scholastic for students to use FASTT Math, which stands for Fluency and Automaticity through Systematic Teaching with Technology Math. At school, students spend 10 minutes a day, three to five days a week playing math games and learning through individualized lessons.

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    What grade levels are appropriate for playing FASTT Math?

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    FASTT Math is appropriate for students from grade two to grade nine. It allows these students to learn more math facts or catch up on their math skills.

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    Where can you find the FASTT Math Next Generation program?

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    FASTT Math Next Generation is available to teachers through the Scholastic website as of February 2015. This program is designed to help students be fast and accurate with math facts in all four operations. It is designed for students in grades 2 and beyond.

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    What are some good ideas for home school projects?

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    Some good ideas for homeschool projects include a student using video conferencing technology to interview experts, using a garden and kitchen to learn about botany and measurement, and having a student research and plan field trips based on curriculum topics. For these projects, parents act as mentors, helping students set goals, make plans and manage their own learning based upon deep interest in a subject.

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