I love to think of different ways to make learning stick. One method is to use math game websites with bright, colourful activities and challenges. Here’s some of the sites we like to use when reviewing or practicing our math skills. 1. Coolmath.com – A long-time site that’s very well-known, CoolMath is actually a huge series of connected websites […]
Prodigy Game is an educational math RPG program that combines the fun of a Role Playing Game with the challenges of mastering math skills. The basic structure of the game is that you get to battle monsters using magic. In order to successfully hit your opponent, you need to answer a math question correctly. In […]
Kids are naturally curious learners and given the opportunity, will absorb information when it appeals to them. Here’s a great way to encourage both intentional and incidental learning. New from DK is a creative new website called DK Find Out, designed to help kids learn neat facts and information such as volcanoes, animals, space, math, […]
What I reviewed: Full Online Family Subscription Learning Palette What is it? Math and Reading Review by Learning Wrap-Ups Who is it for? Grades K-5 How much is it? For 1 year: $25 for 1 user or $60 for up to 5 users Where can I find it? http://learningwrapups.com/ Tell me more: This website is an online version of a physical […]
What is it? Online Math Practice by IXL Who is it for? Student from JK to Grade 11 How much does it cost? $9.95/month or $79/year (additional students are $20/year). Where is it? ca.IXL.com Tell me more: For this review, I was given access to the Canadian website for all three boys to test out […]
One of the great things about educational programs and materials is that they seem to always be evolving and getting better. In fall 2012, I was able to review a fun new Math role-playing game (RPG) called Prodigy. Here we are over 3 years later, and my kids still look forward to seeing what’s new and […]
Looking for math resources? Well, have I found one for you! The Centre for Education of Mathematics and Computers from the University of Waterloo. This is one jammed packed resource site!