BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2016) - Are your kids really ready to go back-to-school? Smartick, a new and highly-effective online math learning methodology and practice application, is now available for students ages four to fourteen. The proven Smartick Method ensures each student's understanding of mathematical skills with a customized and personalized curriculum, accelerates their learning, and develops their maximum capabilities, leading to a comfort with math conducive to learning even more.
Smartick is an affordable online enrichment tool that allows children to work at their own pace from anywhere they have access to a connected computer or tablet. They are poised to challenge Kumon (and other in-person math tutoring programs) by saving parents travel time, scheduling issues, and maximizing children's learning time. Nearly 25,000 children from around the world have used the Smartick Method to learn math skills and concepts. The Smartick methodology includes highly-focused, short bursts of practice (15 minutes daily) with lessons that continually adapt to a child's needs. Smartick offers encouragement and positive reinforcement, helping kids learn to love math.
"Math skills are more important than ever and it is our goal to help children learn math and enjoy it," said Conchi Ruiz, vice president, U.S. operations. "Whether a student is facing difficulties in math or is looking to expand their knowledge beyond the classroom, Smartick provides an opportunity for children to independently unleash their full potential and have fun while doing it."
Smartick has been designed to complement classroom math lessons. In addition to helping parents to promote the development of math skills by leveraging engaging interactive tools (the internet and mobile devices), Smartick helps improve a child's self-confidence, discipline, study habits, ability to focus, and self-learning capabilities. Smartick's proven methodology incorporates global best practices of learning methodologies, such as JUMP, Singapore Math, Jo Boaler, traditional japanese methods and new and combined with findings from research conducted at leading learning institutions such as Harvard and Chicago University.
Smartick was founded by two Spanish entrepreneurs in 2011 with the goal of improving the teaching of mathematics to students ages 4-14. Used in more than 42 countries globally, Smartick has helped students improve their math score results by 30-40 percent in official standardized tests. In 2015, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Smartick formed a strategic partnership in order to accelerate the expansion of Smartick into the North American market. For more information, visit Smartickmethod.com. Prices range from $24 month/child to $49 month/child, depending on the number of children and subscription period. The Smartick app is available for iOS and Android. Learn more