Updated June 2014

Khan Academy: Early math

Good drills and quizzes for young kids; instruction might confuse

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Khan Academy: Early Math's missions focus on 74 basic –- and some not so basic –- math skills in five categories: counting, place value and patterns, addition and subtraction, measurement and data, and geometry. The drills here make for good practice  -- you can also use them as a formative assessment tool, or as a placement tool, at any time during the year. Detailed progress reports and leveling can help you further pinpoint strengths or areas for improvement. Use this early math resource as a supplement, for homework, for test prep, or as a guide for differentiated learning. However, the drills can be tedious, the brief explanations can be confusing, and the approach doesn't always lend itself well to teaching these concepts to kids this young.

Full Disclosure: Khan Academy and Common Sense Education share funders; however, those relationships do not impact Common Sense Education's editorial independence and this learning rating.

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