Canadian students are losing ground compared with peers in other countries when it comes to math.
“Canada has dropped out of the top 10 in international math education standings, a decline that is raising alarms around the country’s future prosperity (The Globe and Mail, Dec. 03, 2013).”
The best way to reverse this trend is to focus on the basic math
facts in elementary schools and use teacher-friendly assessment tools. Road2Math (R2M) was created to do just that;
empowering teachers with easy to use assessment tools.
Math is often considered a “gatekeeper” within education.
Unfortunately, the lack of accurate, fast and effortless recall of basic math facts (basic computational skills) prevents students from grasping more complicated math concepts in high school.
Rather than providing the level of attention students need and deserve, they are forced to divide their time between teaching and hand-marked traditional assessments.
Road2Math’s innovated tool is designed to provide quick and effective feedback without increasing