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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What age group is most appropriate for Mondo Math?
A: Mondo Math Multiplication is very effective for 3rd and 4th graders, and can
be helpful for 2nd graders or by anyone wishing to review or reinforce their
Mondo Math Addition may be used by K-3rd grade students with great success.
Q: Which grade levels would benefit from Fab Phonics?
A: Fab Phonics is ideal for 1st and 2nd graders. It can also be used in
kindergarten with great results. English as a Second Language (ESL) students or
other adults wishing to increase their decoding skills and improve their reading
strategies can also benefit from Fab Phonics.
Q: Who does all those different voices on the Mondo Math
A: Most of the impersonations on Mondo Math were done by Jon Spivack. However,
some voices were provided by Brad Pugh, Trina Spivack, and Linda Pugh.
Q: Who played the music on the Mondo Math and Fab Phonics
A: Almost all of the music on Mondo Math was done by Jon Spivack (guitar, bass,
and harmonica) and Brad Pugh (drums, keyboard), with some contributions by Trina
Spivack (keyboard). Special thanks to Kirt Shearer, engineer at Paradise Studios,
A variety of musicians can be heard on Fab Phonics, including: electric and
acoustic bass, drums, percussion, saxophone, flute, keyboard, acoustic piano, and
vocals. Trina Spivack played acoustic piano and keyboards, and Jon Spivack played
all the guitar parts. The musicians included: Steve Comber, Tony Galioto, Scott
Gordon, Mike McMullen, Scott Reams, Jon Spivack, and Trina Spivack. The engineers
were Kirt Shearer and Scott Reams at Paradise Studios, Sacramento, California.
Q: Why did the chicken cross the road?
A: To get to the other side.
Q: Why did the chicken cross the playground?
A: To get to the other slide.
Q: Why did the chicken refuse to play baseball?
A: He was afraid he might hit a "fowl" ball.