Remember to enter Maths Week Scotland’s Sumdog contest!
Everyone is encouraged to take part in the Scottish Government’s Maths Week Scotland 2017. The aim is to create enthusiasm for learning maths among pupils, parents and teachers as well as highlighting the importance of maths as a skill for all careers.
Maths Week Scotland’s Sumdog contest spreads positive messages:
- Students answer questions to their own ability promoting the message that everyone can do maths
- It’s accessible for everyone. It does’t take long to get a good score – you can play for around an hour and get the winning score
- Anyone can win building confidence and enjoyment in everyone’s maths experience
- Pupils can play at home so parents can get involved and have fun supporting their children’s learning
Join over 2000 classes already entered: http://www.sumdog.com/en/Scotland_Contest/
Thank you to everyone who got in touch with excitement about the new Sumdog room. Please keep your comments coming! Get in touch.
If your students haven’t seen it, tell them to log on and play. And the excitement continues – if they’ve earned any new items, they’ll be coming next week!
Here’s just a few quotes from teachers with very excited students:
“We just opened our kitchens!! When I showed them your email, they screamed! They are very excited about it and can’t wait to fill it up!“
Denise Ludick, Crucifixion School
“We all logged in May 1st ready to see our kitchen. We have been earning kitchen gifts for the past weeks! Thank you for the email update, now I can pass along the info on when the kids can open the kitchen gifts they earned!!! You guys are awesome! We love Sumdog!!”
Wyndelyn White, Howard Perrin Elementary
“My students are VERY excited about the new room on Sumdog. Thank you for always changing and making learning fun!”
Mrs Williams, Warren Elementary
“My students were so excited when they discovered their kitchens
today! They were all a buzz and everyone was begging me to open
the house so that they could see if they got a new room or not.”
Jody Hutcheson, Bon Air Middle School
“Gasps of excitement when I told my class they get a new room in
May! They love SumDog and I love that they are learning while
they play it!!!!”
Cassandra Christen, St. Bonaventure
You bet they can!
In our contest, age or ability does not matter – every class has an equal chance!
Our summer math contest is the first ever state-wide contest. To celebrate, the winning class receive a prestigious trophy. First place winners will also receive our personalized mastery learning tools to target skills and close achievement gaps. And it gets even better. Every student who plays receives new items for their Sumdog house.
Our summer contest runs May 5-11. Don’t miss out.
About Sumdog contests
Students compete against other classes in your state by playing math games. Questions are individualized so everyone can compete regardless of their age or ability.
The score is a class average and every student answers up to 1000 questions so even if you don’t have a lot of computer time you still have an equal chance.
Thank you so much to Sandwood Primary School who sent us wonderful Sumdog reports. We loved them!
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Could your class be the proud winners of our
Enter our first ever Scotland-wide maths contest to find out.
The winning class will receive an exclusive trophy as well as a premium Sumdog subscription.
Sumdog’s Scottish contest is in support of National Digital Learning week set up by Education Scotland. It’s really easy to get involved and pupils LOVE our contests.
“Sumdog contests have significantly improved engagement with home learning in my class where the majority of the class give 100% which is incredible.”
Lynne Scott, Sandwood Primary, Glasgow
Pupils play Sumdog games and answer up to 1000 maths questions. Scores are based on a class average so it’s fair for everyone and encourages team spirit. Every student answers questions generated to their own indiviudal needs – everyone has a chance to win.
The contest runs 12th-18th of May.
Join the 1500 classes that have already entered here.
Our newest 3D game is here.
Are your students good at recycling?
In our new game, answer educational questions while putting as many recyclable items into your box. The most items wins.
Look out for magic fish bones to see something special.
If you’re using our app, remember to get the Sumdog 3D app from here.
We’re constantly bringing out new 3D games. If you would like to play them, but are not subscribed, we’d still love for you to try them: call us at 877-978-6364.
We’re excited to announce that soon questions will be read out loud on Sumdog.
We’ve had lots of requests for this and are pleased we’re now able to deliver it. We know that lots of students will benefit from having questions spoken to them, including your younger students.
For mathematics, students choose from multiple choice answers. For Sumdog spelling, students listen to a question and type the answer.
We’d love to hear your thoughts and comments. Get in touch here
Play Glider, as well as all our new games, online and on the Sumdog 3D app. In Glider, answer educational questions and then fly between buildings. Win points for landing on targets.
If you are using the app, don’t forget to download our brand new 3D app here.
At the moment, our new 3D games are premium. If you’re not subscribed we’d still love for you to try them out: call us at 877-978-6364.
Our new game is already the most popular!
In Go Cart 3D, you answer educational questions while racing around a supermarket collecting items. Use the on screen arrows or your keyboard to navigate your avatar. The first to get to the checkout wins.
This is Sumdog’s first game to include ‘power-ups’ to boost your avatar’s speed.
If you’re using our app, remember to get the Sumdog 3D app to play all our latest games. Get the 3D app here.
At the moment, our new 3D games are premium. If you’re not subscribed we’d still love for your students to try them out: call us at 877-978-6364.