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In this exciting geometry game with more than 100 challenging puzzles, kids learn the fundamental, as well as the more advanced, concepts related to shapes and geometric proofs.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
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Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play. The game-like atmosphere is enticing and engaging; it's visually appealing and fun to play.

Mac, Windows
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Fun homework helper supplements classwork in language and math, from counting to multiplication and statistics, in games, worksheets, lesson plans, and videos. An e-newsletter suggests activity ideas and learning tips.

Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
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This Web-based adventure video game has its own online community that, through an epic adventure-based plot, teaches kids the fundamentals of game design.

Mac, Windows
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IXL

Math drills and practice can only be so fun, but IXL makes a good effort through rewards, immediate feedback, and visually appealing tasks. Activities for kids pre-K and up, and you must be a member for unlimited access.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.