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Improve Your Student's Math Skills With Mathletics

Updated on December 6, 2016
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What Is Mathletics?

Mathletics is an online mathematics resource that builds students' skills and confidence through games and exercises that reinforce mathematical concepts. The genius of the Mathletics system is that parents and teachers are able to customize the content units that students see, allowing them to to focus on those areas that are problematic without wasting time covering well-understood topics.

The program comes fully aligned to common core standards, but also includes hundreds of other curriculums from around the world. Is one approach to fractions not working? Try a different approach? Is your student ahead of the curve and needs a challenge? Try taking the next step.

Beyond the ability to customize units, the program itself employs a complex algorithm that constantly strives to find the perfect question. As students successfully complete questions, Mathletics adjusts and ups the difficulty. Get too many wrong and the student will start to see easier questions. The idea is to find the exact level of difficulty that the student needs to learn from their mistakes without leaving them so lost that they cannot locate the source of their confusion.

*[DISCLOSURE] I am a former employee of the company though I do not, nor have I ever, worked for commission. The company has not asked me to write this.


Benefits of Mathletics

Mathletics is driven by results. It is about engaging students every day with personalized, adaptive questions that respond to student's abilities.

- Millions of students around the world use Mathletics- and through the program's live gamming engine they all have the opportunity to play each other!

- Immediate question feedback ensures that students see where they have been successful and where they are making mistakes rather than having to wait to be graded.

- Unlockable games, printable certificates, an interactive avatar, and a Hall of Fame keep students interested and motivated in continuing their coursework.

- Parent Centers keep parents in the loop providing weekly reports on student performance as well as the ability to jump into the student's account and see what the student is up to!

Education Flashware

Using a Tablet device?


Looking to access flash based programming on your iPad?

There is a free solution: The Rover APP

Education has no limits, so why should your education browser!

Rover is the only education browser for your iPad, designed specially for teachers and students of all ages. Rover brings the best K-12 online learning content to your fingertips, including access to content ordinarily unavailable on the iPad (e.g. Flash content).

Rover is powered by the iSwifter platform (the world's first cloud-based Flash streaming platform for mobile devices), and is specifically designed based on guidance from teachers, IT directors and administrators from schools around the country.

Features include:

  • Content-filtering in the cloud ensures students are protected from inappropriate content
  • No personal data about users is tracked
  • Firewall friendly solution works with existing IT standards and systems in schools
  • Easy-to-use and intuitive for teachers as well as students

Note: Rover requires a Wi-Fi connection.


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