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SmartTutor.com is an online math and reading resource which provides a research-based curriculum for the K-5 age group. It is designed to accelerate learning, increase student motivation and improve student test scores by building strong foundations in math (number and operations, measurement, geometry, algebra, data analysis & probability) and reading skills (phonemic awareness, phonics, sight words, and vocabulary).
SmartTutor.com is structured to Assess, Instruct, and Track. The program initially tests the child, and automatically determines learning strengths and weaknesses in order to create a customized lesson plan. Lessons are well-structured with auditory instructions throughout, and the many exercises (which include mouse-over support), reviews and quizzes make it ideal for homeschooling and/or targeted intervention. For tracking, teachers and parents can log-in to SmartTutor.com at any time to view detailed reports (evaluation results, performance and progress reports, lessons completed, and time on task).
The reading curriculum comprises over 1500 tutorials and activities, and there are over 1200 tutorials and activities in math. The new Lesson Library adds a whole new dimension, making it easier for teachers to assign lessons. Also new are the algebra and data analysis & probability units.
SmartTutor.com is designed to fully engage the child, and offers rewards such as a brief mouse-practice game when each unit is completed, A free 14 day trial is available on the website.