Sumdog for parents

"Students BEG to practice math on Sumdog daily. Their speed & accuracy has improved in just a few weeks" - CK, Canada

Sumdog: learning that your child will love.

Sumdog's educational games are used in thousands of schools worldwide. They motivate children to work on mathmaths, reading and writing.

As children play, they answer questions - each one personalised to that child's needs. Meanwhile, Sumdog's adaptive learning engine guides their progress.

And the best bit? Lots of Sumdog is completely free, with no time limit. You only pay if you want a Family Membership.

Educational games

Sumdog uses games to encourage your child to practicepractise the exact skills they need to work on. It's never boring - and always relevant. More...

Unlike most learning games, Sumdog can separate the education from the fun. So while your child is free to choose what to play, our learning engine makes sure he's still working on the right skills.

And it's great for motivation: when you move on to a new skill, you can still use your favoritefavourite game to work on it.

School approved

Tens of thousands of schools worldwide trust Sumdog. Teachers rely on its ability to educate - but also entertain.

Adaptive learning

Sumdog's learning engine ensures questions are personalizedpersonalised for each child's ability. It'll keep moving them forward automatically.

Happy children learn more.

Sumdog motivates children, making them want to keep learning. And as we all know, practice makes perfect.

iPad & Android

As well as playing on computers, you can use our apps for iPad and Android.

Rewards & levels

Each correct answer earns your child a virtual Sumdog coin, to buy stuff for their avatar and house. More...

At Sumdog, we believe motivation is the key to successful learning.

Frequent rewards give your child a stream of achievable goals, and a personal investment in their Sumdog work.

Motivating goals

As children work, they progress through Sumdog's animal ranks - a great motivation. More...

The animals get rarer as the child progresses, so there's a real incentive to collect the rarer ranks.

We've given a little introduction to each one, too, so you can broaden your knowledge of zoology, too!

Live information

Log in to your free parent account: you'll see your child's effort and accuracy reported live on your dashboard. More...

You can use this to quietly see when to reward your child's effort, or when a little help might be needed.

Test your child

Set a timed test using the assessment tool. Sumdog generates a set of questions, and reports back to you. More...

The assessments are only available with a Family Membership. Assessments don't feature any gameplay. Instead, your child sees a series of controlled questions, with a time limit.

If you wish, you can even select the skill you want to test, and change individual questions until your test is just right.

Progress reports

With a Family Membership, you can access detailed progress reports, based on the answers your child has given. More...

You can drill down into individual skills, checking your child's strong and weak skills.

So while your child is enjoying Sumdog's games, you're making sure that she's making the right educational progress.

Virtual fun. But very real progress.

The first thing you'll notice about Sumdog is the smile on your child's face.

Beneath the games, though, Sumdog's learning engine is constantly at work, personalizingpersonalising your child's journey through the standardscurriculum.

Common CoreStandardsCurriculum based

650 skills, based on the Common Core and key state standardsOntario Curriculum and WNCPStandardsEnglish, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish curriculumAustralian National CurriculumNew Zealand Curriculum: exactly as they use in schools. More...

Sumdog's powerful skill browser makes it easy to refine your choice. Show the standardscurriculum correlations, and filter the list by topic or domain.

Click a skill title to view sample questions. And if you're subscribed, a simple traffic light key shows your fluency at that skill.

Accuracy & fluency

Sumdog tracks every question your students answer, building a precise picture of their fluency at each skill. More...

Subscribed students have a simple traffic light system for each skill, giving you a quick overview of their status.

It shows when they're answering accurately, then quickly, and finally fluently at each skill.

Set a challenge

If your child is a Family Member, set a motivating challenge - and give her bonus Sumdog coins as a reward! More...

You choose the target for the challenge, and how long they have to complete it.

Meanwhile, Sumdog will suggest the best skills for your child to practise - making sure the reward is worthwhile.

Avatar

Children can customizecustomise their on-screen avatars, using the virtual coins they earn when they give correct answers. More...

This motivates them to earn more Sumdog coins, by answering more questions .

Sumdog's house

Everyone gets their own on-screen house, too. They use coins to decorate, choosing furniture, colours and styles. More...

Some time decorating their Sumdog house is a great reward after a practicepractise session.

Friends

Children can connect with with their friends on Sumdog - in a safe, educational way, and share their best scores. More...

They can also send each other House or Avatar gifts, using the coins they've earned.

Broad coverage... with attention to detail.

Sumdog offers hundreds of fine-grained skills across mathmaths, reading and writing.

MathMaths

Sumdog's mathmaths questions are free to use, without any time limit.

They include word problems, and cover a broad range of topics.

Reading

Thousands of questions covering grammar and vocabulary.

Writing

Let students practicepractise writing together with their classmates and friends.

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