When it comes to math curriculum, few things can be as transformative as digitization.
Digital curriculum opens the door to next-level teaching, learning, and even administration that leads to forward leaps in student learning and success for years to come.
Students get more flexible learning opportunities, with the ability to explore concepts and ideas in a manner that makes sense to them. Teachers not only get the ability to personalize to meet student needs easily, but they also use time-saving tools that allow them to spend less time on tasks and more time teaching. Administrators get the data and insights to understand exactly where curriculum is making an impact, and how it is being used, and can adjust content at the district level to meet standards or compensate for different needs.
Directly Address Student Needs with Personalization
With a platform like Kiddom, the math learning experience can be customized and personalized to meet student needs. Educators can tailor the curriculum to fill learning gaps, provide additional insight, or improve context and relevancy.
This flexibility also allows for differentiation and individualized instruction, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to succeed. By leveraging the customization options, educators can create a more inclusive and equitable learning environment, addressing the diverse needs of their students.
It also makes it extremely simple to align it with state or district standards, giving you complete ownership of your curriculum and giving you the ability to fully leverage it for success.
In fact, studies have found that technology in the classroom helped students score 80% higher on state assessments.
Increased Exploration of Mathematical Concepts
Digital math curriculum also provides students with entirely new ways to explore math. By their very nature, these curricula are interactive and contain tools like geometric shapes, tiles, charts, drawings, and more. Students can play and explore concepts in the manner that makes the most sense for them, which in turn builds understanding and makes math more engaging and fun.
Since students stay more engaged in their learning with a digital curriculum they gain a better understanding of the material and perform better.
Support Math Teacher Efficiency (and Happiness)
Teachers everywhere are overworked, overwhelmed, and unhappy (has this been said enough times?). They spend their days in classrooms with students, then they need to attend meetings, plan lessons, grade assignments, complete administrative tasks, or pitch in around the school.
Fortunately, a digital math curriculum presents a solution for the teachers’ lack of time.
Kiddom includes standards-aligned, educator-created presentations for every curriculum. That means teachers spend less time preparing for lessons and creating materials. Everything is ready and waiting to be used in your classrooms.
Next, if any sort of modification or update is needed, it can be done with just a few clicks. Teachers can modify the curriculum on their own, select a version shared by a peer, or by a curriculum editor.
A popular teacher favorite is auto-grading. They can save hours of rifling through papers and logging scores. For questions that aren’t auto-graded, Kiddom provides workflows that speed up grading, allowing teachers to work question-by-question or student-by-student.
Make Use of Data and Insights
The data and insights provided by a digital curriculum platform are amongst the most powerful tools at your disposal.
A digital curriculum opens the door to accurate, reliable, and insightful data that stands to transform your school’s math performance. Every math teacher gets direct insight into individual student performance, with the ability to provide remedial action when necessary. Then, Administrators know exactly how their schools will perform on state assessments before they are ever taken.
You can also understand the impact of the math curriculum itself. You can see exactly how the content is working, who it is working for, and where improvements can be made to drive overall student performance.
Promote Collaboration and Co-Working
Digital math curricula, like those offered by Kiddom, also provide a seamless integration of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Rather than relying on separate tools and platforms, educators can access a comprehensive solution that streamlines the teaching and learning process. By having all resources in one place, teachers can easily manage and distribute materials, assign tasks and assessments, and track student progress.
The integration of collaborative features allows for effective communication and collaboration among students, facilitating group work and knowledge sharing. This integration enhances efficiency, saves valuable instructional time, and fosters a more cohesive and collaborative learning environment.
Cost Savings and Ease of Use
When it comes time to customize, adjust, or otherwise edit a textbook-based curriculum, significant costs appear. Whether it’s ordering new materials entirely, printing hundreds to thousands of sheets, and/or hours invested by teachers, administrators, and editors.
Not to mention the lack of consistency when implementing a paper-based curriculum.
Instead, customizing a digital math curriculum takes just a few clicks before the new version is instantly shared with the right people with zero extra cost.
Digital curriculum materials are often less expensive than traditional print materials, which can help schools save money and provide more resources for their students.
Math Program Continuous Improvement
When you harness all of the above in a single platform, you have everything needed for a simple, yet powerful process for continuous improvement of your math teaching.
It begins with the highest quality curriculum, in an accessible and easy-to-use format. Teachers are empowered to work more efficiently and spend more time with their students. In turn, the students receive better quality instruction and have the ability to better explore the concepts they are learning.
When it comes time for assignments, performance can be analyzed to understand where the curriculum falls short, and where students are struggling. Immediately, adjustments can be made to the curricula, which is then distributed to teachers with a click, and the process can begin again.
Kiddom seamlessly connects the most critical aspects of teaching and learning on one platform.
For the first time, educators can share and manage digital curriculum, differentiate instruction, and assess student work in one place. Learners can take assessments online, see student performance data with the click of a button, and teachers have the insight and tools they need to create individual learning paths.
Ready to bring digital curriculum to your school or district?
Connect with us in a 15-minute meeting to learn more about available pre-packaged curriculum and assessments, and how the Kiddom education platform can support your learning community.