Sumdog and Wee Sleep Out 2019

by Sumdog and Wee Sleep Out Current situation Over one in five children live in poverty in Scotland. Being left without somewhere permanent to live can have lifelong impacts on many children and young people, with education being a primary factor affected. The environments that children are exposed to as they grow up are crucial […]

Sumdog’s Maths Week Scotland Contest – catching up with the 2018 winners

We are really excited to be supporting Maths Week Scotland once again, celebrating maths and its importance in our daily lives. Between 27th September and 3rd October children can take part in Sumdog’s free Maths Week Scotland contest. Classes will compete across the country to be in with a chance of winning the Sumdog trophy, […]

Multiplication Tables – an essential foundation

Back in April we asked you how important multiplication tables practice was in your teaching, and the results were resounding. In short: very. There’s no denying that tables are an important keystone to maths. And while there may be much debate about the importance of memorising multiplication tables, many governments around the world have made […]

Maths Week London 2019

We are really excited to be a founding partner of Maths Week London 2019! The mission of Maths Week London is to improve children’s attitudes towards maths and build their confidence. Taking place 10-14 June, primary and secondary schools, children, parents & carers from across London are invited to join in the fun and help […]

NEW: Learning time report

Lots of teachers have asked us if they can see how much time their class are spending learning on Sumdog, and how much time they spend doing practice at home, so we are delighted to launch our new learning time report! The report shows how much time your students have spent answering maths questions on […]

Join the London Maths Contest this February

Motivate children across your school with a London-wide online maths contest. Pupils are invited to practise maths, have fun and compete against their fellow Londoners this February.  Your school will love Sumdog’s contest because: It is completely FREE to enter and pupils can continue to use Sumdog for free once the contest has ended. It […]

Master the parent-teacher meeting!

Parent-teacher meetings offer a great opportunity to work with the parent or guardian on their child’s future progress. Going in with evidence and the tools to address and achieve progress can make this even more effective. As children play, Sumdog learns all about their abilities and gaps, and can report all this learning back to […]

Congratulations to the winners of our Maths Week Scotland 2018 contest!

A huge congratulations to the P7 pupils from St Louise Primary in East Kilbride, winners of our Maths Week Scotland 2018 contest! We were delighted to join them at the Scottish Parliament for their trophy presentation by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. After the contest, we asked the pupils what they thought about it, and […]

Maths Week Scotland is back for 2018!

We are really excited to be supporting Maths Week Scotland 2018! Maths Week Scotland is a government initiative to promote and celebrate maths and its importance in our daily lives, and runs from 10th to 16th September. At Sumdog we are on a mission to help all children feel confident at maths, so we are […]

Back to School Part 2 – get going with Sumdog

The new year has begun, and you should now have your Sumdog account ready to go. Once you’re set up, it’s time for your students to start their practice on Sumdog, and for you to track their progress. 1.  Get warmed up We’ve introduced a new Warm Up game! At the start of a session […]