Global blog entries for Mathletics
What is differentiation?
Differentiation in the classroom takes place when teachers recognize the differences in students and respond to them with learning experiences matched to individual and/or grouped student needs. This approach starkly differs from methods that employ a one-size-fits-all curriculum. Differentiation has come to be considered an essential skill for any teacher, especially given the […]
The World Education Games is a free, fun and safe online competition spanning from October 13 – 15, 2015. It consists of World Literacy Day, World Math Day and World Science Day. It aims to unite students from around the world in a safe, global setting.
To celebrate the Games, we have selected some of Canada’s top-achieving […]
Congratulations Mr. Rekers!
We are excited to announce our October Mathletics Master Class recipient – Martin Rekers, grade 6/7 teacher at John Calvin School in British Columbia.
School: John Calvin School
Teacher: Martin Rekers
Mr. Rekers makes full use of Mathletics’ differentiation potential. We were impressed by his dedication to ensuring that each student receives the support they need.
Friné Field is a recent graduate of Mathletics Certification and the Lead Educator Program, culminating in her achievement of Lead Educator level. She resides in Gladstone in Queensland and Friné enjoys teaching her class, currently Year 2 students, at Trinity College.
My role as educator is to build into children’s lives, not only academically but socially […]
One of the World Education Games’ African student ambassadors, Samuel O representing Nigeria, has made his first speech as part of his role.
As part of a school assembly, Samuel spoke extensively about his role as Nigerian Ambassador and gave a detailed history of World Education Games to an audience of both primary & secondary students.
Samuel attends an […]
Queensland’s most recent Lead Educator is Marissa Egan, Year 5 Teacher and Year Level Coordinator at Miami State School in Mermaid Waters. Marissa is passionate about inspiring students to try their best, take control of their own growth and achieve their goals.
Building students’ confidence in their own academic potential.
Marissa plans her integration of mathematics resources […]
Students, parents and teachers, get ready! The world’s largest education competition – the World Education Games (WEG) is returning in only a few weeks and we want you to know all about it! It’s a FREE online education event uniting children from around the world through friendly competition and a love of learning. The best […]
We are so excited to have St. Juliana’s Catholic School, Florida join the Mathletics community. The school’s local success manager, Matthew, recently ran an exciting class launch with the students – who loved racing each other in Live Mathletics!
‘When am I ever going to use this in real life?’
The all-too-familiar remark uttered upon being faced with a difficult math problem often stumps parents and educators alike. We can reply with endless examples about cool careers that need math, how it shapes our future, how it contributes to the development of technology, etc. What […]
As educators and parents there’s no better feeling than watching our students/children succeed. Often we observe that once students begin to love learning little can be done to stop them in their path to achieving academic success.
Such is the story of a grade four Mathlete from Chaplin School in Saskatchewan. Kelsy has shown incredible determination throughout the […]
International Literacy Day
Tuesday 8th September 2015
International Literacy Day raises people’s awareness of and concern for literacy problems within their own communities.
New technologies, including mobile telephones, also offer fresh opportunities for literacy for all. We must invest more, and I appeal to all Members States and all our partners to redouble our efforts – political and […]
We are proud to welcome Queenslander Bev Gwynne to the Mathletics Lead Educator Program. Bev has been teaching for 6 years and her driving passion is simple:
Students achieving their potential, and being happy learners who challenge themselves.
As a classroom teacher at Port Douglas SS, Bev came upon Mathletics when she accepted the role of Mathletics […]
What is Labor Day?
It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers.
The History of Labor Day
In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike. Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day […]