Math Buddy
Frequently Asked Questions about Question of the Day
Introduction
  • What is Math Buddy?
  • What is Math Buddy Question of the Day?
  • How can I use Question of the Day?
  • What are the advantages of registering for Question of the Day?
  • I am already a Math Buddy user. Do I need to register for Question of the Day separately?
  • When are the questions updated?
  • Scores
  • How can I track my scores?
  • I answered the question incorrectly. Will I get points if I answered the question again?
  • Support
  • I am not receiving the Question of the Day mails. What can be the problem?
  • I have forgotten my password to the Question of the Day. What should I do?
  • Who do I contact if I have any questions or issues?
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    Introduction
    What is Math Buddy?
    Math Buddy is an innovative program aimed at making math learning fun for primary kids through the use of carefully designed interactive activities and manipulatives.
    • There are more than 1000 interactive activities covering every topic from grade 1 to grade 8, to help kids learn the concepts.
    • Educators can use the tools in Math Buddy to illustrate difficult concepts in the classroom and convert the classroom into a discussion session involving every single student.
    • New online interactive worksheets are published every week to help kids practice the concepts.
    • There is also a comprehensive assessment module with more than 5000 questions of different levels of difficulty to help kids get exposed to different types of questions.
    To know more about Math Buddy, Click here.
    What is Math Buddy Question of the Day?

    As part of our endeavor to develop conceptual understanding in kids, we publish one question for each grade every day that are designed to make kids think. Most questions will be aimed at helping kids relate practical everyday situations to mathematics through the use of descriptive word problems.

    How can I use Question of the Day?

    As an educator, you can encourage the students in your class to regularly attempt the Question of the Day every day by visiting the website. You can also print the Question of the Day and use it in your class to stimulate discussions. Parents can have their kids answer the questions everyday to get exposed to different types of questions.

    What are the advantages of registering for Question of the Day?

    By registering for the Question of the Day, you can receive the questions for your grade every day via email. You can also track your scores over time. Best of all, the registration for Question of the Day is absolutely free.

    I am already a Math Buddy user. Do I need to register for Question of the Day separately?

    Math Buddy users are automatically registered for Question of the Day. You can use your Math Buddy username and password to access and track your scores. You can accumulate points by answering the Question of the Day questions in your race for the Stars of the Week.

    When are the questions updated?

    The questions are updated every day at 12.05 am Pacific Standard Time (GMT - 8).

    Scores
    How can I track my scores?

    In order to track your scores, you need to register for Question of the Day. Once you are a registered member, you need to login into Question of the Day before or after you answer the question for your grade to record your scores. Note that the score will be updated only for the grade you have registered for. You will get points only for the first attempt at answering the question.

    I answered the question incorrectly. Will I get points if I answered the question again?

    No. You will get points only for the first attempt at answering a question.

    Support
    My "Question of the Day" email does not show anything. There are lot of internet mumbo jumbo. What can be the problem?

    Check if your email client hides the images by default when you read the messages. The "Question of the Day" email contains html content with images. You will need to click on "Show images" to view the email properly.

    I am not receiving the "Question of the Day" emails. What can be the problem?

    Did you check your “bulk mail” folder? Many e-mail programs have a built-in filter that automatically blocks messages from any sender whose e-mail address is not in the recipient's address book or Safe Sender list.

    To ensure that the Question of the Day mails arrive in your INBOX safely, please add
    qotd@mathbuddyonline.com to your e-mail address book or Safe Sender list.
    If you are using a yahoo mail account, check the “Bulk Mail” folder. If you see our email there, click on the message and then click on “Not Spam”, which will let all future emails to your inbox.
    If you are using a gmail account, check the “Spam” folder. If you see our email there, click on the message and then click on “Not Spam”, which will let all future emails to your inbox.

    If you are using a hotmail account, check the “Junk mail” folder. If you see our email there, click on the message and then click on “Not Junk”, which will let all future emails to your inbox.
    I have forgotten my password to the Question of the Day. What should I do?

    You can click on the "Forgot Password" link in the Question of the Day page. You will receive mail with instructions on setting a new password.

    Who do I contact if I have any questions or issues?

    You can write an email to support@mathbuddyonline.com or use our contact form to communicate to us anytime.