During the summers of 2003 & 2004 a new program was tested in Oklahoma. Once a week we had 3rd & 4th graders spend 2 hours playing MathRace with lots of breaks (Geography, Bird songs, Word games) in between the math. We had 37 students in 2003 and 31 students in 2004, with about 15 students attending most of the summer. We had three students who attended all summer for BOTH summers and their Iowa & Stanford percentiles in total math we nothing short of amazing. Their average Iowa PERCENTILES increased from 25 in 2002 to... 47 in 2004. This is their RANKING nationally with all others students. The Stanford percentiles of these students went from 32 in 2002 to... 54 in 2004, again almost DOUBLING their relative ranking nationally! We are currently testing 600 students at three schools with the goals of testing at least 1000 students or more this year. Call me and I will send you a free CD that has MathRace (and 10 other programs) so you can evaluate it for your school. The students love to do the one minute MathRaces... some teachers and parents have used it as a reward for good behavior (YES... math as a reward!). Call me for a free CD. I wrote the program for my kids and it WORKS like magic. We have installed 27 schools in OK, TX and AR so far and will soon be in every state.
Mark McCurry, MD phone 918 967-4674 (day) 918 967-3000 (night)