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 Prodigy Success Story: Are Premium Memberships Worth it?

Crystal Babb is a dedicated 4th grade teacher at Odessa Upper Elementary in Missouri. She spends the school year delivering important skill-building content to her students to prepare them for 5th grade.

Crystal’s class has a range of different learning needs. She works hard to give each student the individual support they require to improve their math skills and confidence, and she found that Prodigy Premium Memberships were the perfect tool to help.

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Teacher Success Story: Jennifer Harder

Jennifer Harder, 6th Grade Special Education Teacher

Bourbonnais Elementary School, District #53, Illinois
Prodigy use: 2 years
Questions answered: 55,000

 

Jennifer teaches 15 students on a daily basis with a variety of learning disabilities. Needless to say, her classroom is both demanding and rewarding. One of her biggest challenges is engagement and catering to the needs of each and every student.

“I started using Prodigy because I was looking for a creative way to motivate my students and encourage them to practice curriculum-aligned (Common Core) math skills. In addition I was looking for program that I could individualize to meet my students’ needs.”

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