Personalize Math Instruction for Every Student

Personal Math Trainer® Powered by Knewton™ (PMT) is the ultimate online, adaptive assessment and personalized learning system for students, with automatic reporting, assignment, and optional intervention/enrichment system.

  • Analyze student activity to determine strengths, weaknesses, preferences, and pace.
  • Provide a personalized learning path for every student.
  • Deliver targeted recommendations for assignments.
  • Gain real-time insights into each student's needs, challenges, and learning style.
  • Quickly change the course of instruction to meet ALL student needs.

Classroom Time-Saver

Personal Math Trainer Powered by Knewton provides a way to add time back to the classroom—benefitting you and your students.

  • Instantly assign pre-built homework, quizzes, and tests based on every chapter and lesson.
  • Automatically score assignments and assessments—no more late nights grading homework!
  • Immediately provide students with feedback, including a "Check Answer" feature on homework.
  • Quickly access real-time reports for insights into each student's needs and challenges. 
Personal Math Trainer

Rigorous Practice and Instruction

Personal Math Trainer delivers pre-built and customizable assignments and assessments, as well as optional adaptive enrichment or interventions. Accessible from the HMH® online platforms or from devices using HMH Player®, homework or assessments can be quickly assigned and automatically scored. The optional intervention and enrichment utilizes Knewton technology, learning from each student and delivering personalized instruction.

  • Certain modes of the PMT provide students with access to learning aids such as video tutorials, examples, and step-by-step solutions to each problem.
  • Multiple reporting options enable teachers to view information by individual student, whole class, standard, and test items.
  • Unlimited practice through dynamic items and assignments includes real-time feedback for students on every question they answer.
  • Choose from a variety of question types, such as entering expressions and equations, graphing lines, fill in the blank, multiple choice, multiple select, and drag and drop.
  • Automatic homework grading and reports allow teachers to tailor their instruction to meet students' needs.
Rigorous Practice Instruction

Using Personal Math Trainer

Personal Math Trainer Powered by Knewton is available to all current users of the HMH core math programs below. There is some variation on delivery within each program, so click on an icon to learn more.

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GO Math!® K–8

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HMH Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2

HMH Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2

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HMH Integrated Math 1, 2, 3

HMH Integrated Math 1, 2, 3

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Math Expressions 2018

Math Expressions

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Personal Math Trainer Help Videos

These easy-to-follow videos are great for help with frequently used tasks in Personal Math Trainer. There are videos available for ThinkCentral, Holt McDougal Online (, and HMH Player users. You can access these videos and user guides on our Back to School Support site or watch them now on our HMH YouTube channel!

Video topics include:

  • How to Create an Assignment
  • How to Add Adaptive Flow to Assignments
  • How to Customize an Assignment
  • How to Access Quick Reports
  • How to Do an Assignment (for students)
  • How to Review Results (for students)
  • How to Work on an Assignment Offline (for students)
Personal Math Trainer Help Videos

Recent Improvements to Personal Math Trainer

We're working hard to make Personal Math Trainer the best possible experience, and we've received some great feedback from our customers! Recently we've rolled out a number of improved features, focusing on three key areas:

  • Improving user experience for students and teachers.
  • Expanding assignment and reporting features.
  • Enhancing Personal Math Trainer digital tools.

See What's New

Personal Math Trainer

You can view details on recent updates to Personal Math Trainer here.