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Parent Guide

Follow these steps to
encourage your child to make their
4 learning progressions a week.

Please read all information in the steps below to ensure
You and the student get the child get the most out of using Maths-Whizz!

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Welcome to Maths-Whizz

Click here for our Introductory Letter to Maths-Whizz

We believe that the most effective usage of Maths-Whizz happens when parents, students and teachers all connect in their learning.   This page is designed to give you an understanding of how Maths-Whizz works and how you can best support your child's learning!

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Minimum System Requirements - Click Here
Maths-Whizz works on all devices providing they are running the minimum Operating Systems and Browsers.  

Parent Reporting an Error - Click Here
If you are running the required systems and still having trouble please follow the Steps on the Support Request Page.

Student Reporting an Error - Click Here
If the child sees there an issue with an exercise, they can report the error directly to the tech support team.

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Initial Student Assessment

Parent Information Letter to assess students at home

Usually assessments are done at school under test conditions so if you are assessing at home please follow the guidelines in the letter above closely and do not help them with the maths as it could set their programme too hard for them.

Please show this video to the child before they start

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Logging into Maths-Whizz at whizz.com

Check the min requirements in Step 2.  Access whizz.com through an internet browser - preferably Chrome, or Safari.

Teachers will give students a login sheet with their username and password.  Encourage them only to save their details on a device owned by them.  

The programme is set at the child's level, please do not help them answer the questions.

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Sign Up for Parental Reports

If your school has the package that allows parents to access their child's report then, please follow this process sheet to log in to your child's report to monitor their progress.

At this stage there is only provision for one login per child, so please share the reports with other parents/caregivers.

Process Sheet for Signing up to Parental Reports

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Navigating the Parent Reports

Please log in and check the child is on track to make their 4 Learning Progressions for the week.   You can send them messages to encourage them - be sure to add a sticker for their sticker book.

Please do not Skip exercises without contacting your child's teacher or iLearn Education as this may result in the programme becoming too hard.  If there are issues with an exercise please see Step 2 above to report the exercise.

Information Sheet for Navigating the Parent Reports

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Understanding International Maths-Age

After the initial diagnostic assessment, each student is assigned a Maths-Whizz International Maths-Age. This is useful for determining where a student needs to start on their Maths-Whizz journey, and also to allow student progress to be measured. It should not be seen as a NZ maths-age, or a measure of NZ maths ability.


Information Sheet -
Explaining Maths-Whizz International Maths-Age
 

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Logging Out of Maths-Whizz

Click on the burger menu in the top right and the "Log Out" button will appear.  Click on the Log-Out button in the bottom left of your screen.   You will be prompted and asked if you want to Log Out.

This Process Sheet shows you how to log out

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Understanding Learning Progressions

Our target for every child in the new learning area is 4 Learning Progressions a Week in the new learning area - Weekly Tutoring Journey.   It is important that you and your child understand the significance of learning progressions and how they gain them.  Helping your child with answering tests will set their programme too hard, and they are likely to have to re-sit their assessment to ensure the right level for them.  Usage in the new learning area is capped at 90 minutes a week.   
Proccess Sheet for Understanding Learning Progressions

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Understanding Topic Challenge - Consolidation

Students have unlimited time to consolidate their learning in the Topic Challenge Area.  We recommend students complete their 4 Learning Progressions before working in Topic Challenge.  We recommend at least 30 minutes of consolidation in the topic challenge area for every 60 minutes of usage in their new learning area above.   
This video explains how they can move their exercises from 'no medal exercises' through to gold medal exercises to consolidate their learning and earn maths-credits. 

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Understanding Return On Investment

We want to ensure students are maximising their learning time as they can't get it back again, so we encourage them to give their best to get their best 'Return on Investment' and make as many learning progressions as they can when they are in their Maths-Whizz Tutor. 

This great video can be applied in other areas of their life.

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Students Guide to Maths-Whizz

Whizzy will help the child navigate around their experience with short videos explaining each area.

Click Here to Go to the Student's Guide to Maths-Whizz

  • Maths-Whizz is a great programme that develops independence and helps us cater to the individual learning needs of our students. The data that our teachers receive is easily accessible in a detailed report and assists with further development of an effective Mathematical learning environment. Maths-Whizz is easy to integrate into the classroom and makes any program more effective.

    Russell Burt
    Principal, Pt England School

  • Maths- Whizz is by far, the best online programme that I have ever come across and I would have no hesitation about recommending it to any school. It provides each student with a personalised maths programme that enables them to work specifically at their level, have their own learning needs addressed and allows them work at their own pace. Putting together such individualised teaching and learning in any other programme would take hours and hours of planning. The tracking of students is second to none. Maths-Whizz is a fantastic teaching and learning programme that I would never be without.

    Veronica Stevens
    Deputy Principal, Wellesley College

  • Maths-Whizz has been fantastic for engaging our students, especially those with diverse learning needs, including children on the autism spectrum. They like the personalisation of the programme, the level of challenge and how fun it is. Maths-Whizz has been a hugely beneficial support for the maths learning of our students.

    Fiona White
    Deputy Principal & Teacher, Khandallah School

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