Teacher Review for Math Playground

This website offers students math skills in an arcade game style format so they are learning while "playing".

Patti O.
Classroom teacher
Lakeview Elementary School
St. Cloud, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I would use this in a computer station for students who need to strengthen basic addition and subtraction facts. I would have printed tracking sheets so students can record the games and their "scores". I will recommend this to parents as a homework website that is FREE! For advanced students I would recommend that they are challenged by other higher level games.
My Take
Parents ask for learning games. I highly recommend this website as students must use math skills in order to "PLAY" the games. For example, K students have to "decompose" numbers to add. The Kitten addition game has students select what makes a number (9= 2-7, 8-1, 6-3). The repetition enforces and strengthens basic facts. Much better than drilling with flash cards!