Teacher Review for Prodigy

Great interactive tool to increase math engagement

My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I would use it as a supplement to good Tier 1 instruction. It gives students the opportunity to practices skills taught in a fun engaging format.
My Take
I think this is a good tool for students to use to gain additional practice with a skill. I feel it needs to be combined with good Tier 1 instruction to give students the opportunity to practice what has been taught by the teacher. Students do find it engaging and fun. However at times it is only thought of as a game and not a practice tool for math. Teacher need to plan time to actually address what math skills are being highlighted for each game completed. The connections to math content need to be drawn by teachers for students.