I am doing a short review for Prodigy Math. This is not a paid, or sponsored review, just a website we enjoy and I want to share it with my readers. Prodigy Math is free. There is a paid membership, 5 dollars a month, but we currently use the free version. If my daughter decides she will do it every day, for an hour, over Summer, I will let her get a membership. Below are my likes and dislikes about Prodigy Math,
1. It is grade K-8, so it meets a lot of levels.
2. My daughter actually enjoys it.
3. I get to choose the topics, number of questions, and time frame for her to practice.
4. They offer a free placement test.
5. You can use Common Core, or choose not to.
6. It is free, and lets face it 5 dollars per month is not that bad either.
7. You can play unlimited, even free accounts.
8. It gives me accurate reports for each student. Currently both my kids are signed up as students, but only my daughter uses it.
1. Prodigy Math does not actually teach your student. So, it is not a complete Math program for me. I still have to teach her things she doesn't know. I am not complaining, but it would be awesome if they offered lessons.
2. This is not Prodigy's fault, so not really a dislike just for them, but for all computer based learning, and that is sometimes directions are not clear enough, and it is hard for the student to figure out exactly what the computer wants. That is one of the things I dislike about most computer based learning.