MobyMax makes going back to school fun (and competitive)! Moby tracks progress and gives teachers the data they need in seconds, and teachers across the country have made the numbers come to life with beautiful Moby-inspired bulletin boards. From hallway murals boasting Moby 100% Clubs to Walls of Fame by grade level, or just simple badge-tracking charts, these boards have gotten kids inspired, motivated, and excited, starting on Day One. We've picked our top 30 ideas for a MobyMax bulletin board that will be perfect for your classroom or hallway.
Bridgeport School District ignites students' internal fire to learn using MobyMax
Typically, if you yell “fire!!” in a school, everyone will file outside as quickly as possible. Happily, the kind of fire teachers set using MobyMax has just the opposite effect. Say “MobyMax,” and students rush to their desks to start doing as many math problems as possible.
At least that’s what Herminio “Tito” Planas discovered when he used MobyMax to launch “The Great Mathematics Problem Solving Race.” Tito, the Director of Mathematics for Bridgeport Public Schools in Connecticut, already knew how much students and teachers enjoyed using Moby to improve Math skills. Why not ramp up engagement and pit classrooms and schools against each other in a district-wide competition to see who could answer the most math problems correctly?
Beginning in October 2018, 32 of the district’s 40 schools were divided into three categories based on size. Each group was given a big-time sports name—the Jets, the Patriots, and the Giants—which helped generate team spirit and gave the competition a bit more of an edge.
Keeping students motivated over the summer can be hard. Learning can take a back seat to all the fun distractions that a break from school has to offer. But don't worry! Moby has you covered with Fluency Board Games, a brand new set of educational games for Math, Language, and Foundational Reading.
We know how common it is for teachers to spend oodles of their own money on classroom supplies and incentives. With Moby Real Rewards (which comes with Moby Suite School Licenses), we try to take on some of that burden by rewarding classrooms with goodies and gift cards.
Whether or not your school is participating in Moby Real Rewards, there are probably times during the school year when you'd like to celebrate but don't want to break the bank. We've put together a list of 20 of our favorite affordable party ideas.
Ask most students what they think about math, and they’ll groan. They’ll roll their eyes. They’ll tell you how tough it is and how much it bores them.
That’s why what’s going on at Crossroads Elementary School in Owingsville, Kentucky is so exciting. Thanks to MobyMax, students there don’t despise math — they’re loving it!
Stefani Donohew, the school’s math intervention teacher and math coach, attributes her students’ math success to three factors: regular work on Moby in the classroom, using Moby at home, and real rewards for student achievement.
Moby knows that teachers work hard in their classrooms every single day, and we want them to feel like winners every single day. That's why we're introducing a new feature made just for rewarding teachers: Moby Raffle!
No teacher wants to waste computer lab time searching for usernames and passwords, but that's where MobyMax Young Student Sign In comes in! When enabling this sign-in option, you will now be able to select which students appear on the sign in screen. Students can also search for their names on their sign in screen.
We've got oodles of motivational tools to excite your students, but do your students know where to find them? To inspire kiddos to get to work in Moby, we've added some splashy images to their sign-in screens that will link to their motivational tools. Check out a preview of the new screens below!
Topics: New MobyMax Releases
Looking to get a major excitement boost in your classroom this year? Want to do something special (and easy) that inspires your kiddos to come in early, work without complaining, and exceed both your expectations and theirs?
Well, take a look at Moby Contests!!
The new school year is almost here, and that means it's time for us to archive student data to make room for 2018-19!
On July 31st and August 1st, we'll be doing our annual summer maintenance, which means that Moby will be inaccessible between 3 PM EST on Tuesday, July 31st and 8 AM EST on Wednesday, August 1st.
When Moby comes back online, you'll see that your student data has been archived. You’ll still be able to access progress history, placement test results, lesson scores, and session times in the “Prior Year” sections of your Moby reports.
However, if you will need your messages or specific student answers to problems, now is your last chance to review and print those out!
NOTE: Students who were working in Moby during the month of July will not be archived, so they can continue working uninterrupted.