Free Educational Games for Kids

27 Educational Games for Kids [A Must-See List for Parents]

Not all children — especially nowadays — learn best through pencil-and-paper instruction. According to educational nonprofit EDUCAUSE, a growing body of research shows game-based learning platforms “can create an engaging dynamic that inspires students to develop competencies and skills as they focus on the activities of the game.”

Regardless of the subject, whether your child hates or loves it, educational games for kids can help you instill a love of learning in your own child!

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Progress Monitoring Tools

How Progress Monitoring Enhances Mathematical Learning

Progress monitoring is a crucial tool for improving the academic outcomes of students with and without disabilities.

40+ years of progress monitoring research conducted Progress monitoring has value when used across all students 14% learning gains in students who received immediate feedback on their performance

Key takeaways

  • Diverse student populations and limited resources make it difficult to improve overall student achievement. It’s critical to systematically and cost-effectively gather informative data on individual performance and progress — that is, progress monitoring.
  • Teachers can use the information collected on a frequent basis to be aware of every student’s performance and facilitate changes in instruction for students encountering roadblocks in their learning.
  • Coupled with progress monitoring, research shows differentiated instruction — something which digital technologies could greatly enhance — is key to meeting the learning needs of and achieving optimal learning outcomes for the diverse student population in today’s classrooms.

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Prodigy Success Story: How Two Teachers Transformed Maths

Prodigy Success Story: How Two Teachers Transformed Maths

The hurdles

Significant funding cuts, a shortage of 1,000 computing and 1,850 maths teachers, limited access to functional devices, average class sizes of 36 pupils: this is the stressful reality in which educators in state schools across England — and the UK — live. What’s more, they face the ever-present challenge of motivating and providing differentiated instruction for maths pupils.

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A blog post about how to best use Prodigy when you don't have enough one-to-one devices in the classroom

How to Use Prodigy Effectively Without 1:1 Computer Access

I want to use Prodigy Maths but don’t have a computer for every child in my class. How can I effectively implement technology in my classroom?

☝️ Despite technology becoming more ingrained in 21st century classrooms, this is a common concern many teachers share.

However, if you’re in a school with low supply of information and communications technology (ICT) — a reality you believe is negatively affecting pupil learning — there are still ways to use Prodigy Maths in your classroom!

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free math websites for middle school

14 Powerful Math Websites for Middle School Students

As a school leader in the digital age, one of your greatest responsibilities is to ensure teachers are using quality math websites that can engage students, monitor their progress, close learning gaps, and address individual needs. But because they vary so much in quality, finding the best ones poses a real challenge.

Middle school, in particular, can be a trying time for students as their adolescent brains transition from tangible, foundational math concepts to more complex and abstract ones. So, here’s a list of 14 math websites for middle school that will greatly enrich your students’ learning experience.

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