Math Fluency Practice: Students who want to become faster at basic math, can request access to the Reflex math program. The program is on a website that can be accessed wherever there is an internet connection. Reflex uses games to help students practice their math facts, thereby building their math fluency. For example students will be able to quickly answer math facts like 5 x 6 and 17 - 9. The program is only available to 30 students so first come, first served.

Website: www.reflexmath.com/rm

Login: gails.mcmillan

Select your math class block

Password: given to student in class

Parents - We only have 30 available spots because the program is part of a grant that we won that gave us free access for one "class" for a year. To find out more about the program or if you want to buy a personal license visit www.reflexmath.com

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## Homework Help & Extra Practice

Math Fluency Practice:Students who want to become faster at basic math, can request access to the Reflex math program. The program is on a website that can be accessed wherever there is an internet connection. Reflex uses games to help students practice their math facts, thereby building their math fluency. For example students will be able to quickly answer math facts like 5 x 6 and 17 - 9. The program is only available to 30 students so first come, first served.

Parents - We only have 30 available spots because the program is part of a grant that we won that gave us free access for one "class" for a year. To find out more about the program or if you want to buy a personal license visit www.reflexmath.com

Helpful Websites