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Old 10-28-2011, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Old 10-23-2014, 03:00 PM
 
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I started using Dreambox.com about 5 years ago when my youngest was starting K. Our public school in Texas was using IXL, but I didn't think it was as good, so we just kept using Dreambox. Our school is now using Dreambox for 3-6 grades. (And we use Signapore math workbooks on the side.)
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Old 10-25-2014, 09:25 PM
 
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IXL is a good learning tool but your kids might cry at times. When they hit the challenge zone and miss a question it will kick them back 5 points. Which can get frustrating. But all in all, I like the site and my kids like it too. I still use the old traditional paper workbooks for math/grammar. Don't rely on computers totally.
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:46 PM
 
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It's great for older kids, but not developmentally appropriate for kinder and first graders.
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Old 10-26-2014, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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IXL is a good learning tool but your kids might cry at times. When they hit the challenge zone and miss a question it will kick them back 5 points. Which can get frustrating. But all in all, I like the site and my kids like it too. I still use the old traditional paper workbooks for math/grammar. Don't rely on computers totally.

I purchased this for my two older kids when they were in 2nd and 4th grade. Our year membership will be ending in January and I am not sure if I will renew it because they complain so much about doing it. I do think it is a great site and our elementary school in TX paid for it so that is why I bought it when we moved to another state. I really like the way they build on each skill and give teaching examples when the answer is incorrect. Overall it is a great tool as long as your kids don't get annoyed of the way missing questions sets them back.
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Old 10-27-2014, 08:42 AM
 
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I purchased this for my two older kids when they were in 2nd and 4th grade. Our year membership will be ending in January and I am not sure if I will renew it because they complain so much about doing it. I do think it is a great site and our elementary school in TX paid for it so that is why I bought it when we moved to another state. I really like the way they build on each skill and give teaching examples when the answer is incorrect. Overall it is a great tool as long as your kids don't get annoyed of the way missing questions sets them back.
Yes, my daughter would be in tears at times, but I like it since it was easier than printing out practice problems. It does not really teach a subject so I always review the subject and use it for practice. I do use the various wookbooks too and have got away from printing practice sheets off various web pages. We are lucky and our kids school has a subscription for it. I am surprised how many of my kids classmates don't use it but so be it.
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Old 01-21-2015, 05:20 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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I haven't actually paid for the site but would like to have it for my special ed students b/c it has a lot of drill, which they need.
As it is, we mainly use mathplayground and I like that one and they do too. And it's free.
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