Minecraft GamED Academy

GamED Academy:¬†http://gamedacademy.com/ I can’t recommend this one because we haven’t tried it yet, but I’m intrigued. The idea is that the lessons are all in Minecraft. Kids watch, learn, and build as part of their learning process. There are curricula for maths, history, science and other stuff too. I’m not sure how this will work…

DragonBox – Algebra and Elements

DragonBox make a number of maths apps. My son was too old for DragonBox Numbers, which is aimed at younger ones starting to learn about numbers, so we haven’t tried that one. So I’ll talk about DragonBox Algebra and DragonBox Elements, which we’ve tried. Both apps are very much game-based. Your child will hardly realise…

IXL Maths

IXL Maths is a subscription (paid) maths site that has some structure, but also a lot of flexibility. I have been using the UK version, so the description below reflects that, but it also has editions for the US, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. The site is update to…