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How to use Prodigy as a relevant entry or exit ticket

Many teachers use Prodigy to engage students at the start or end of class, but it only takes a few clicks in your account to align those entry or exit tickets to your lessons.

Here’s how you can use Prodigy to preview or reinforce content!

Go to your in-account Planner tool

Visit the Prodigy website and click Login in the top-right corner.

Select a classroom, and go to the Planner tool.

 

A screenshot showing how teachers can access their Planner tool in Prodigy.
You can find the Planner tool at the left of your screen on desktop. If you’re using a mobile device, it’s at the bottom.

 

Create a Plan

At the top of your screen, click the green Create button.

 

A screenshot showing teachers how to create an Assignment in their Prodigy accounts

 

Select the second option in the list Plans.

Plans allow you to align all in-game content with curriculum-aligned domains and standards across grade levels.

Just follow the on-screen prompts to choose a grade, domain and standard for your Plan that matches your lesson. Then, you can choose the days on which your Plan will run.

 

An image showing a calendar in the Prodigy Math Game teacher account, wherein the plans and tests are scheduled for student delivery.

 

It can run from one to 30 days, aligning with how long you plan to teach a standard in class.

Have students log in

Dedicate 10 minutes for students to log in at prodigygame.com/play.

If you don’t have one-to-one device use, consider using Prodigy as a learning station or for students who complete work early.

Check your Curriculum Coverage report

As students play, the Student Comprehension report captures their work and progress across domains and strands.

In your Prodigy classroom, go to the Reports tool.

 

You can find the Reports tool at the left of your screen on desktop. If you’re using a mobile device, it’s at the bottom.

 

Click on the Student Comprehension report.

Select a:

  • Student
  • Date range
  • Grade level, keeping in mind a Plan can span grade levels

Within the grade drop-down menu, find the domain and strand matching your Plan or Assignment.

 

A picture of Prodigy's student comprehension report for teachers, which showcases how many questions students answer related to a domain and stand.

 

You’ll see how long the student spent practicing, as well as how many questions he or she answered correctly.

Easy and informative for you, engaging and challenging for students!


 

>>To start using Prodigy for engaging entry and exit tickets, create or log in to your teacher account 👇

 

 

>>For more information about your Planner tool, visit our teacher support article.

>>And for more information about Reports, visit this teacher support article.

Marcus Guido

Marcus is Prodigy's product marketing lead.

5 thoughts on “How to use Prodigy as a relevant entry or exit ticket

  1. You keep making this program better and better. My only wish is that you would make a program for reading skills as well.

  2. I really like this feature of Prodigy. It keeps my students highly engaged and it encourages a great deal of accountability for their daily math work.

  3. This planning feature gets reluctant students asking questions about the standard aligned assignments. The engagement is priceless.

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