Parents, do you want to give your 3rd-8th grader a head start in math? Then Basic Skills created by Math Made Easy is the courseware for your child!
Basic Skills is for 8-14 year old elementary and middle school students who want to become proficient in math using fractions, decimals, percents and word problems while working at their own pace. Developed by award winning educators, this software helps students set up a solid foundation of math basics.
Basic Skills features age appropriate real life vignettes that show how math is vital in business and everyday activities. The interactive exercises enable students to practice doing math for real life activities, like how to add up items on a receipt, how to add a tip at a restaurant and more. The skills learned in this software are essential to master before students move on to study Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry.
If you order the Basic Skills software from Sam's Club, your child will get a free 2 month membership to Tutorial Channel. Once a week for 20 minutes, your child will work with a live tutor on any math related questions.
The Math Made Easy track record speaks for itself. Our programs have been used successfully in over 10,000 K-12 schools and colleges, including the NYC school system and Bowling Green University; and we have already helped over 1,000,000 students worldwide to significantly improve their math skills.
The Basic Skills tutorial contains approximately 5 hours of comprehensive step-by-step review with clear, concise instruction specially designed by Dr. Meryl Kohn, Math Chairperson Emeritus at one of America's top universities.
Basic Skills covers a wide range of topics including how to solve problems involving decimals, fractions and percents as well as how to formulate and solve word problems. It also teaches students how to solve problems involving metric systems, graphs, measurement analysis and basic statistics.
Easy to understand step by step instruction
Clear and comprehensive review of arithmetic
Colorful and illustrative graphics
Real life applications
Lots of interactive practice exercises
5 DVDs with nearly 5 hours of instructional content
Used in thousands of schools and by more than one million students
Compatible with any home, portable or PC or laptop DVD player
In a 2006 survey of students using Math Made Easy and Tutorial Channel:
87% raised next math test score 10 points or more
79% raised their math grade at least one level
59% raised their math grade two or more levels
92% went from failing to passing math