Facts on Fire, Fluency, Timed Tests & Math Anxiety

by Kansas MTSS and Alignment

Meet In Person
February 07, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
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at 8:00 AM

Course Fee


Course description

Whether it is cognitive science, educational psychology, or math education, research has long established that automaticity with basic facts across all four number operations is a critical foundational skill for children to master. This hands-on, in-person session will describe the importance of fluency from a science of learning perspective, address the myths associated with timed tests, tasks, and practice, as well as describe math anxiety. Participants will learn how to use Facts on Fire (M.I.N.D) to build fact fluency effectively and efficiently. Participants will practice using fluency tools, interventions (e.g. Cover-Copy-Compare, Incremental Rehearsal) and instructional strategies in order to transfer the experience to their classrooms.

Learning Objectives


  • Explain how fluency in critical skills leads to increased math achievement
  • Use the instructional hierarchy to link assessment outcomes to intervention
  • Use interventions that increase accurate, fluent, & generalized responding
  • Use the MIND to support implementation of these interventions
  • Explain how to use the MIND across tiered systems of support

Refund Policy

Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.


February 07, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Check In
at 8:00 AM
Lunch will be provided
DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
2098 Airport Rd., Wichita, KS 67209
Meet In Person 5.5 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Kansas MTSS and Alignment
Krystal Porter
Dr. Corey Peltier, Assistant Professor of Special Education in the department of Educational Psychology at the University of Oklahoma
Dr. Brian Poncy, Associate Professor, College of Education at the University of Oklahoma

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