e-Resource Review is a new series where Digitales staff road-test various e-Resources and sum up their findings in a Digitales Fast Five. Today it’s Mali and Sarah at the driver’s seat, and they’re taking a look at…
Describe this resource in one sentence.
Mali: A fun and interactive learning tool for teaching mathematics to children.
You would use this if…
Mali: I had children and wanted to teach them maths, or if I worked in an educational facility.
Sarah: I had to learn maths.
It’s suitable for…
Mali: Children and people with learning difficulties, as well as education facilities, including schools and libraries.
Sarah: Those who struggle with maths.
It would be useful for schools and/or libraries because…
Mali: It provides an easy, fun, and interactive experience for children to engage in the process of learning. It also shows an evaluation to easily track progress.
Sarah: Families may not have access to it at home otherwise.
My favourite feature is…
Mali: The graphics.
Sarah: The happy monkeys and getting the correct answers!
10monkeys is a new math learning tool to help 6-10 year old kids learn basic mathematical skills in a fun game-like environment. It features logical progression and easy navigation, four easily adjustable skill levels and fun jungle, beach, safari and space themes.
Learning can and should be fun; after all, that’s the best way to keep children interested and motivated!