An interactive website for elementary students to practice math skills.
Free trial membership for 30 days, membership is $9.95/month up to five students
Easy to use
Has math practice for students from first to sixth grade
Skills include number sense, basic operations, measurement, elapsed time, money, geometry, etc.
Has videos to demonstrate math concepts
Concepts are explained in terms that are easy to grasp.
Students earn fun badges for accomplishments, mastery of a skill and correctly answering problems
Motivational for struggling students
Can practice at home or at school
Members get progress reports and results are displayed in real time
Can be used for differentiated instruction
Students progress at their own pace
Lots of skills to practice and you can see examples when scrolling over each link
Curriculum is adapted to the student based on a pretest.
very engaging and children-friendly
Monthly membership fee
Students may not have internet access at home
Practice is just math problems (not games) and students may not be as excited to use
Everyone will be on different topics (self-paced)
Videos from You Tube may be blocked at school
No extra help if student does not master skill
no help with the instructions
Teachers can use for students who need extra practice
Students can use to master skills
Teachers can see students' progress
Teachers can use students' progress as an indicator of who needs intervention
Students can have parents help at home while they complete problems
Teachers can use as a motivator to master math skills
Students can monitor their own progress and have real time feedback
No threats observed
Ideas for the classroom
Can use with math centers as computer rotation
The instructional videos that accompany each lesson will help students work independently within centers. This will help keeps students active at their center rather than needing teacher assistance.
Can use as a motivator with prizes/rewards for skills achieved
Teachers can use progress reports to determine which students need extra help
Teachers can use feedback to tailor lessons
Teachers can have parents help their children at home
Students can work at home if they run out of time at school
Teachers can work on specific skills as needed during the year
Teachers can use for differentiated instruction
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