Prodigy offers fun math practice for grades 1–8 embedded in a fantasy-like game. Content adapts to each player. Game includes every major math topic — more than 1500 skills are included in the game. Thousands of schools in the United States use Prodigy to help students reinforce math concepts. The game was designed based on the Common Core in the USA, and is aligned with math curriculum in the United Kingdom, India, Australia, USA, and Canada.
COST: Free, with an optional paid membership.
- Very engaging game; kids typically enjoy it.
- Easy to navigate.
- Grade-level math concepts are reinforced with practice and rewards.
- Players are exposed to advanced math concepts as they progress in the game.
- Parents can review data about their child’s progress in the game.
- Internet access required to play the game.
- Prodigy advertises paid game membership to both parents and children who are playing the game. This may be undesirable for some families.
Why it’s helpful for families living internationally
Kids love this game, and it’s a great way to motivate them to practice math skills. Prodigy is a helpful tool to teach, reinforce, and supplement math lessons, no matter where you live. Just beware of pressure on your child to “upgrade” to a paid membership as they play the game.