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Parents' Guide to

Coolmath

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Info and games designed to boost math's fun factor.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 27 parent reviews

age 2+

Why I gave it 3 stars.

I gave it three stars because of the ads. My son plays cool math games, and we have really good internet, so it shouldn't lag so much, but for some reason, it does. I don't mind a little lag, but every time a new ad appears it almost freezes my son's computer.
age 11+

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Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Data profiles are created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (27 ):
Kids say (88 ):

Since 1997, math teacher "Coolmath Karen" has run this award-winning site to spark kids' interest in all things math. The online math dictionary and calculators alone are enough to teach most basic math concepts, including algebra and geometry. In addition to the main sections for math practice, games, a math dictionary, and lesson help, there are also sections for parents (how to help with math homework: crying isn't a good sign) and teachers (tricks for getting kids motivated in the classroom). It also links to a companion site for younger kids (coolmath4kids.com) and other teen-related sites (totallystressedout.com and FinanceFreak.com). If you're a mathphobe or love to play math games or are just stuck on a new math concept in school, you should add COOLMATH.COM as one of your bookmarks.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading : following directions, reading, Math : algebra, arithmetic, geometry
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning : applying information, problem solving, Self-Direction : academic development, personal growth
  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free (It's $5.99 per month to go ad-free on the linked games site.)
  • Last updated: May 27, 2020

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