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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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Learning Math With Games: A Complete Guide To Transform Your Classroom

Since the late ’90s, video games have become very popular amongst kids and considered as one of the norms in our mainstream media today. As per Forbes, it is estimated that over one and a half billion people (20% of the total population) play video games and not so surprisingly over 60% amongst them are still in school.

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5 Benefits Of ‘Education Technology’ Integration In Classrooms

Living in the 21st century, technology has become an integral part of our existence. When it comes to education, technology has advanced rapidly in the last few years. From tablets replacing textbooks to Google search engine being the biggest source of learning, education technology has completely transformed the way we grasp knowledge.

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20 Multiplication Worksheets for Effective Math Practice

You’ve done the hard work to make multiplication easy for your students. Now, it’s time for them to practice everything they’ve learned with multiplication worksheets.

Worksheets aren’t the only way to practice multiplication, but they’re an effective, easy way to work on class material and get students working independently. Plus — while students complete their worksheets, you have time to catch up on other important tasks.  

The only problem is creating them. We know it can be time-consuming to make your own worksheets — so we’ve created them for you!

We’ve got 20 free multiplication worksheets for third and fourth grade, covering a variety of skills for students to practice.

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Negative Exponents: 8 Things Your Students Need To Know

Many students already struggle to understand negative numbers, exponent rules and fractions. So what happens when you add negative exponents to the equation?

Total chaos.

Well, not really. But understanding negative exponents is an important building block for high school-level math courses, and it’s also a concept many students find challenging. When you gradually build on your students’ knowledge, you’ll ensure they’re ready to tackle challenging problems in and out of the classroom.

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14 Powerful Math Websites for Middle School Students

As an educator 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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