Is the guy in XtraMath real?
Is the guy in XtraMath real?
David Jeschke started XtraMath in 2007 to help kids learn math.
Who is the XtraMath man?
History. XtraMath was founded in 2007 by David Jeschke, a former Microsoft programmer and startup developer. While volunteering as a math tutor for Seattle elementary school students, he recognized the need for an individualized math fact practice program and developed XtraMath.
Is XtraMath legal?
Districts, schools, and teachers may use XtraMath in compliance with national and state student data privacy and child-protection laws. The content of this whitepaper is not meant to provide legal advice. If you have questions regarding applicability of any law as it may apply to you, please consult an attorney.
How do I get rid of the XtraMath guy?
In our mobile app: Sign in to your parent or teacher account, and go to the student report. Open the Edit menu in the upper right, and tap Student settings. Check the Hide teacher checkbox (in the Activity Settings section), then tap Done to submit changes.
Why is XtraMath so annoying?
It’s extremely boring, repetitive, and stressful for kids. It does not give the kids enough time to answer the questions, and my son sometimes hits the wrong number key and gets upset that it’s marked wrong. I’m not going to have my son do this for homework anymore.
How many stars is XtraMath?
Overview. XtraMath has a consumer rating of 1.86 stars from 13 reviews indicating that most customers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. XtraMath ranks 52nd among Math sites.
Is XtraMath tortured?
This site is just pure torture. It may teach you math facts and the teachers may say it’s the “better way” to learn math but it’s not. This is just a lazy way for teachers to not have to teach us our math facts manually. It’s also making kids that are like 6+ got against a robot, a literal robot.
Is XtraMath good?
Pros: Good theory allows students to focus on memorization with minimal distractions. Cons: Rote, timed drill-and-practice exercises aren’t engaging and can be stressful. Bottom Line: XtraMath helps kids gain crucial math-fact fluency but won’t get them any closer to enjoying math.
How do you spell XtraMath?
XtraMath® is an online math fact fluency program that helps students develop quick recall and automaticity of their basic math facts.
How do you finish XtraMath?
XtraMath says a student is done when they have completed all the operations in the program assigned to them. At this point there are two options: you can assign the student a new program, or they can stop using XtraMath for now.
How high does XtraMath go?
Students will start by working on single-digit addition problems (up to 9+9). Once they achieve fluency in these addition facts, they’ll move on to the corresponding subtraction problems. After achieving fluency in the subtraction facts, they will move on to multiplication problems (up to 9×9).
How do you get 100 on XtraMath?
Students only work on one operation at a time. Most students (of all grade levels) start with Addition and do not move on to Subtraction until they have “mastered” their Addition facts.
What happens when you finish XtraMath?
What happens now? XtraMath says a student is done when they have completed all the operations in the program assigned to them. At this point there are two options: you can assign the student a new program, or they can stop using XtraMath for now.
How do you get green on XtraMath?
If a student’s current status is incomplete, it’s possible that they are working on XtraMath right now and just have not finished their session yet. On a Sign In page, all checkmark icons displayed are green, for student privacy.