Math Drills has been a tried and tested worksheet resource that I constantly revisit time and time again. It has a well organized sidebar which makes it easy to find what you are looking for. It is an active website that makes changes as needed and every link does work correctly.
One key feature that sticks out for me about this resource is that they have a worksheet generator for most math topics. This is fantastic because you are no longer limited to a set number of worksheets and have to look somewhere else, or spend time creating your own, this has been extremely useful in my teaching practice. I can generate a new work sheet quickly print it off and use it in a variety of ways. I can send it home as bonus work, or if a parent wants more work sent home you can quickly generate a new sheet in a matter of seconds. When it comes to topics multiplication, addition or subtraction you have unlimited possibilities for worksheets. It doesn’t stop here though. There are some awesome features for the worksheet generator as well. First you can customize the number questions you want from the options given, which ranges from 12-30. You can also pick the numbers you want used in your questions. For example if you want to make sure you students are working with bigger numbers you can uncheck for example, 1,2,3 those number will not appear in the questions. There are few language options available as well as a space to add a note such as special instructions for students to read that you might want included on the worksheet. Lastly, which is a real bonus, is that the work sheet generator will also create an answer sheet to be used for your marking.
There is a membership option available which I have not purchased myself. The main purpose for buying the membership is for an AD free experience. So unless you are really bothered by by this then there is no real need to purchase a membership as you still maintain the same access to the content and resources as paying members do. However, if it something that bothers you then a membership is $19.95(USD) per year.
Site Break Down:
- membership optional
- low prep
- math sheet generator with excellent features
- primarily geared towards elementary students
- no real added benefit to purchasing a membership
Easy to Navigate: 5/5
- site has essentially remained the same, no improvements needed.
Site usefulness: 4/5
- has a very good scope from k-5 subjects
Prep needed for Materials: 5/5
- simply generate a new worksheet and print
Active Webpage: 5/5
- always adding new content
Overall: 4.4 / 5