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    Default Seeking Suggestions for online math curriculum - advanced but fun

    I am in search of an online math curriculum that is about 4th grade+ level but still has all of the bells, whistles and animated characters that a 8yr old would want. Last year she cranked through all that Math Seeds had to offer in less than 4 months, then took a few Out School classes and we rounded out the spring by completing both Dragon Box's Algebra 12 and Elements in less than 2 weeks. Her mental math needs a little work. She catches on to concepts quickly. She does not like workbooks no matter what I try to bribe her with,yet will do 50 problems online to get a 'treat' for an electronic hamster. Go figure... Anyway - Does anyone have any suggestions? I don't mind if it is something inclusive (like math seeds/reading eggs, ABC Mouse, Education.com etc)if that is the case each subject would need to be able to be at a different level.

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    We use Maths Whizz, which is expensive unless you can get a discount subscription through a co-op. It is animated, but not as fun seeming as Math Seeds to me. My DD (10) seems to like it though. Its an online math tutor, so it has a teaching mode and adjust to their level. I like that it gives quite in depth reports on how they are doing, and it does an assessment each year and reports on their progress in multiple areas.

    Beast Academy online is out now. We have not tried it yet, but are planning to try it soon as we got a code for a discount since we have purchased the books from them. Apparently it is complementary to the books but not the same problems and can be used with or without them.
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    Seconding Beast Academy.

    You could also look at Ko's Journey. That's still around, right? I don't know that it's considered a complete program, but I know there's a lot to it mathwise. It might be considered 5th grade and up, but that's close, right?
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    I also recommend Beast Academy. We don’t use the online version, but it should be fun and intersting. Of course there is always Khan Academy, which is not gaming, but all online.
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    Thanks so much! We took a look at Beast Academy and she is going to give it a try!

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    I was going to post beast academy too, my son just signed up for it and it looks pretty cool!
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