Tom Snyder previewed new software for developing fluency with basic math facts and computation in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Called FASTT Math (Fluency and Automaticity through Systematic Teaching with Technology), the software moves beyond simple drill and practice to provide a continuously adaptive program that effectively increases math fluency in customized, 10-minute daily sessions, Tom Snyder says. Developing automatic recall of basic math facts enables students to focus on higher-order math skills such as advanced computation, problem solving, and algebra, the company notes. Because FASTT Math has built-in, ongoing assessment, students receive targeted instruction and practice on the facts...

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