Good math skill builders are available online at MathSkillBuilder.org, Internet4Classrooms.com and Arcademics.com. MathSkillBuilder.org features free math skill builders that include memorizing multiplication tables, addition and subtraction practice, multiplication and division practice and mixed fact practice. Fractions, decimals and word problems are also available.
Each skill, such as learning the multiplication tables, is followed by a progress report that illustrating how much has been learned in percentages. The programs also use jokes to motivate students to learn in an atmosphere that is fun.
Internet4Classrooms.com is designed to help students in kindergarten through eighth grade build their math skills with comprehensive questions and answers on math topics pertinent to each grade. For example, fourth-grade math students can access builders in computation, fractions and geometry as well as general resources. There are links to fun skill builders such as hidden pictures, math baseball and circus fun.
Arcademics.com strives to help students build their math skills through free, educational video games. This website provides learning tools that are engaging and interactive. Games such as alien addition, canoe puppies and demolition division are designed to hold a student’s attention and achieve a high rate of learning with increased time spent on hands-on tasks. Arcademics.com also hosts links to articles on why games work to build a student’s math skills.