Thinkster is an expensive iPad math-teaching app for kindergartners through sixth graders. Although free to download and try for two weeks. Although free to download and try for two weeks, thereafter it costs $50 a month per child.
A Math App That Offers an Unusual Human Touch
Given the proliferation of tablets and smart phones, what does the immediate future hold for the intersection of education and technology?Read Full Story
The fifth-grader who just last year was at least one grade behind in math is now a year ahead and helping his classmates.Read Full Story
"I interviewed Raj Valli, the CEO of Tabtor Math recently and came away really excited about what the program can offer. You can listen to the interview here."Read Full Story
Most companies are founded to solve problems. Raj Valli founded his company, Route 27-based PrazAs Learning, to help one of his daughters solve math problems.Read Full Story
May 2013, Wilmington NC Alex, a 5th grade student, has received poor grades in Math and fears Math to the extent that he won't raise his hand in the class if he doesn't understand something. His mom is understandably extremely concerned and is exploring different options.Read Full Story
It’s frustrating when a child is struggling at school; it’s exasperating for the parents and for the child. Often, parents are aware that their child is having a problem, but they don’t understand the extent of the issue until the end of the grading period or when they receive an unsatisfactory report from a state testing agency.Read Full Story