Utilise Prodigy to create math games for students
Increase student engagement and even improve their math skills
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By the end of this project, you will have discovered an excellent math website that has been proven to increase student engagement and even improve their math skills. Prodigy is a free math website where students enjoy learning math as they explore and work through a fantasy world complete with epic questions and in-game rewards. While students are enjoying the game, teachers are gathering valuable data that shows what math skills their students already have and where they need to improve. As a teacher, you can assign specific questions and content to your students so that the skills they practice while playing the game are aligned to the skills you are focusing on in class. Watch student engagement and skill increase in leaps and bounds as you use Prodigy in your classroom or at home. *You will need a free Prodigy account for this project.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Get started with Prodigy and add students to your class.
Understand how to use the Prodigy dashboard and invite parents to view student progress.
Use the student dashboard.
Assign assessments to check student understanding.
Use Prodigy Reports to adjust instruction according to assessment data.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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