• Teaching with bettermarks

    Created by teachers for teachers

    Our goal is to facilitate the learning and teaching of mathematics. To reach this goal, bettermarks employs teachers, mathematicians, academic educationalists and software specialists to work together. Our adaptive maths books guide students through exercises step by step with constructive feedback. As a teacher, you receive comprehensive reports on all your students‘ activity.

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Putting it to work

Maths lessons with bettermarks

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Textbook

bettermarks offers introductions to new topics and exercises to practise prerequisite skills.

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Exercise book


bettermarks gives you access to 100,000 questions packed in diverse types of exercise series.

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Test creator


bettermarks provides ready- made tests alongside tools to create your own.

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Whiteboard connection

bettermarks is well suited to displaying interactive content on a digital whiteboard.

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Hand out maths books and assign work

Adaptive mathematics content

The bettermarks library of more than 100 adaptive maths books is at your fingertips. Simply select the topic you want and “hand out“ the book to your students online. You can assign exercise series to an individual student, a group of students, or the whole class.

 

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The library

Browse our entire online library of more than 100 adaptive maths books. You can choose any of the books, which cover all the topics from classes 4 to 10.

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The books

A glance at the table of contents tells you what skills that particular book covers. If it fits what you want, a click of the mouse “hands it out“ to your students.

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The exercises

Your students find the books that you have handed out in their accounts. You can then either verbally tell the sudents which exercises to work on or assign the exercises digitally using the bettermarks system.

Results overview and details

Automatic reporting

The bettermarks teacher centre displays all student results in clear and easy to understand reports. At a glance you can see who completed the exercises, how well they did, and where each individual student encountered problems. You can decide for yourself how intensively to use the reports – you can even view each student’s exact input for each exercise if you wish.

 

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Activity

You can see straight away how many students have already worked on a topic and what knowledge gaps they have attempted to close.

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Results

You get a direct report of how well individual students did on an exercise and how they are progressing in general.

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Difficulties

The system tells you which questions caused problems for the class or for individuals.

Read what teachers who use bettermarks have to say

Teachers on bettermarks

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Konrad Claus

Teacher / Emmy-Noether high school in Germany

As a teacher, above all, I appreciate the ability to get an overview quickly and easily of the learning progress of an individual student as well as the entire class. I also find the breadth and design of all the exercises really fantastic.

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Over 100 interactive maths books

Topics for Classes 4 to 10

Fractions

  • Basics
  • Preparation for Calculating with Fractions
  • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
  • Multiplication and Division of Fractions
  • Rules of Operation: Fractions

Data and Probability

  • Collecting, Representing and Analysing Data
  • Probability – Basics
  • Descriptive Statistics

Decimal Numbers

  • Decimal Numbers – Basics
  • Decimal Numbers – Further
  • Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
  • Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers
  • Mensuration
  • Written Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
  • Long Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers
  • Application of Decimal Numbers

 

Functions and their Representations

  • Functions – Basics
  • Linear Functions
  • Rational Functions
  • Graphs of Quadratic Equations
  • Solving Quadratic Equations
  • Calculations on Quadratic Functions
  • Linear and Exponential Growth
  • Exponential Functions
  • Logarithms
  • Power Functions

Geometry

  • Maps, Scale, Symmetry, Key Terms on Geometry
  • Angles, Basic Constructions and Symmetry
  • Triangles
  • Rectangles, Squares and Composite Shapes
  • Cuboids, Cubes and Composite Solids
  • Triangles, Quadrilaterals and Prisms
  • Circles
  • Prisms and Cylinders
  • Pyramids, Cones, Composite and Hollow Solids
  • Spheres
  • Enlargement and Reduction, Similarity
  • Intercept Theorems
  • Pythagoras‘ Theorem

Mensuration

  • Converting, Comparing, Ordering and Calculating Currency
  • Converting, Comparing, Ordering and Calculating Length
  • Converting, Comparing, Ordering and Calculating Weight
  • Converting, Comparing, Ordering and Calculating Time
  • Word Problems on Currency, Length, Weight and Time

Linear Equations and Inequalities

  • Setting up, Solving and Applying Linear Equations
  • Identifying, Solving and Applying Inequalities
  • Introduction to Systems of Linear Equations

Natural Numbers

  • Introduction to Natural Numbers and Calculations
  • Representing Numbers up to 10 000
  • Comparing and Arranging Numbers up to 10 000
  • Addition and Subtraction up to 10 000
  • Representing Numbers up to 1 000 000
  • Comparing, Arranging and Rounding Numbers up to 1 000 000
  • Addition and Subtraction up to 1 000 000
  • Mental Multiplication and Division of Large Numbers
  • Large Numbers, Rounding and Estimation
  • Adding and Subtracting Natural Numbers
  • Multiplying and Dividing Natural Numbers
  • Order of Operations
  • Written Methods of Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
  • Square Numbers and Powers

Divisibility and Prime Numbers

  • Divisibility Rules
  • Prime Numbers and Prime Factorisation
  • Sets of Factors and Multiples, HCF, LCM, Brain-Teasers

 

Expressions and Powers

  • Setting up and Evaluating Algebraic Expressions and Using Tables of Values
  • Calculating with Terms and Simplifying Expressions
  • Calculating with Terms and Powers
  • Powers with Natural Exponents
  • Powers with Integer Exponents
  • Powers with Rational Exponents

Trigonometry

  • Calculations on Right-Angled Triangles
  • Calculations on General Triangles
  • Trigonometric functions and their graphs

Proportion, Percentages and Interest

  • Direct Proportion and Inverse Proportion
  • Percentages and Interest Using the Rule of Three and Formulas