I am happy to inform you that we will be using a new online supplemental math program – TenMarks, which will provide students with additional math practice.
TenMarks is an online program that enables students to practice and master math concepts – one topic at a time. They can work on direction from the teacher, or choose to practice on their own, anytime. While they are practicing, TenMarks helps them with hints on every problem if they get stuck, and gives them short video tutorials to view if they need an explanation – really helping them grasp the concept they are working on.
I have set up each student with their own individual account, and loaded the math curriculum for their grade into TenMarks. From the teacher account, I can monitor and review their progress, and assign work and give them feedback.
There is also a reward zone for some extra motivation where they earn certificates to print out when they master a concept, and some educational computer games they can play after they complete work.
Students are able to access TenMarks from home to continue working on the program at their own pace. To log in to their account, students should go to http://www.tenmarks.com and click on the red “Log In” link on the upper right corner of the page.
TenMarks also allows you to stay on top of what your child is doing via your own account. You can access your account by visiting http://www.tenmarks.com/classroomparent/signup/index and using the code given to you.
You can add up to 3 parent accounts using this code.
I just wanted to let you know that we’re using this new program, which I believe will really help students improve their math skills and confidence.