Teacher Review For Cyberchase

Cyberchase offers engaging games, videos, and activities to promote math skills.

Jason S.
Classroom teacher
Odyssey Charter Elementary School
Denver, CO
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My Grades 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Student-driven work
Great with General
How I Use It
Cyberchase can be used to target specific math topics and skills. The games can help build math skills in an engaging way. Just make sure you preview the material first to see if it matches your students' needs.
My Take
Cyberchase helps make mastering math topics fun and engaging. The free website offers students many topics to investigate. Once they narrow in on a topic Cyberchase provides video explanations, games, and activities to support student learning. Students seemed to enjoy the videos and games. On the downside, it was difficult to set students loose on the website and expect them to complete grade-level material. For example, some of the fraction games were way to easy for my 4th graders while others were too difficult. The site is organized by topic, not grade, or standard. There is no way to know whether the content is appropriate for your students without sampling the video/games/activities. There is also no data backend to track student learning. The system is not adaptive to to student needs either.