Prodigy's Summer Question Quest

Boost Summer Learning with the Prodigy Summer Question Quest!

Teachers, tell your students to get excited for the Prodigy Summer Question Quest!

This summer, we’re on a mission to keep learning. That’s why we’re challenging all our Prodigy wizards to work together and answer a grand total of 500 million questions before they go back to school! 

We know your students are up to the task. And between us, rumor has it that there’s a very special in-game reward waiting for them at the end if they succeed.

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How to Invite Parents to Prodigy and Increase Math Learning

You know that learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Your students’ parents are key players in the learning process!

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.”

Jane D. Hull

When parents are active partners in their child’s education, math learning becomes consistent and supported at school and at home.

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How to Benchmark Student Progress Using Prodigy’s Test Prep Tool

Remote learning and COVID-19 have turned this school year upside down. One of the casualties? Standardized testing. 

Across the US, schools are closed and states have canceled their regular standardized tests. While controversial, there’s no denying that these tests are an important source of data for educators when it comes to student progress and achievement. 

As the school year comes to a close and you need to make some important decisions, you might be wondering:

  • What lessons should I prioritize while students learn online?
  • How should I determine if students are ready to move on to the next grade?
  • What concepts will I have to revisit in my classroom once students are back in school?

Good news! Prodigy’s revamped Test Prep tool gives you comprehensive data on the exact math concepts students have mastered, and where they still need more practice.

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How to Boost Student Success with the New Crystal Caverns Adventure!

Every journey starts with an adventure.

Introducing Prodigy’s first one ever — Crystal Caverns! 💎

Teachers, we have a very exciting announcement for you and your students: 

Starting April 30, your students can embark on a journey that pushes engagement to new heights and presents new ways to promote positive attitudes towards math.

The brand new and first of many Crystal Caverns adventure takes players through fun quests with tons of new in-game features, challenges and rewards. 

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How to Use Prodigy to Promote a Growth Mindset in Your Child

With recent school closures leading to more time at home, parents like you probably want to keep their children motivated and self-reliant when it comes to learning. 

While you’re helping your child learn from home, promote a growth mindset to help them become lifelong learners. Not only will their learning skills improve, but they’ll actually enjoy learning more. 

We’ll show you how to use Prodigy to promote a growth mindset in your child, preparing them to learn and achieve more when they return to school!

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How to Pre-teach and Boost Student Achievement with Prodigy

Every student has varied strengths and learns at a different pace. So how do you make sure they each have the support they need, while also providing multiple points of entry into the lesson?

Pre-teaching helps teachers support students on a new concept before the lesson starts. Students have the chance to brush up on prerequisite skills or get a “sneak peek” of a new lesson. (more…)

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How to Use Prodigy Data to Guide Daily Instruction

Prodigy engages your students and motivates them to learn, but did you know it can also support your teaching and help you create meaningful lesson plans?

There are tons of benefits of having a Prodigy teacher account. Use the data to see how your students are progressing through their in-game math practice and get the most out of Prodigy. 

Keep reading for an overview of Prodigy reports and all the awesome data you’ll get from each one!

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How to Align Your In-Class Lessons Using Prodigy [4 Ways]

You’ve heard it all before… I hate math. Math is boring. I’m not good at math.

Some days it seems like nothing could possibly reverse students’ negative attitudes toward math.

That’s why it’s important to choose a math platform that fosters a fun and positive learning environment.

If you use Prodigy, you’ve seen the power it has to ignite students’ love for learning math! Both teachers and students agree that Prodigy is one of the most — if not the most — engaging game-based learning platforms.

Here’s a small taste of what teachers just like you think!

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