Global blog entries for Mathletics

December 2014

Amanda Attwal from Sherwood SS in QLD leads the way

Making a difference – Amanda Attwal Mathletics Lead Educator

Amanda Attwal is a Grade 2 teacher in Brisbane who has been teaching for 4 years.

“I love using Mathletics in my classroom as it makes my life a lot easier in regards to planning and finding valuable resources. I also find it is fantastic at encouraging students to have a go at Mathematics tasks and fosters a love of Maths without them even realising it!”

Amanda uses the Mathletics e-Books to aid with […]

St Columba Anglican School run a Summer Mathletics Challenge.

Back to school tips

 St Columba Anglican School shares their Summer Mathletics Challenge.

In the lead up to the school holidays, we’re excited by news from St Columba Anglican School. To keep kids engaged and excited in maths over the summer break they have organised a summer Mathletics challenge. What a great initiative to keep kids revising over the holidays!  They have a created Triple Challenge for kids to improve fluency […]

Tannum Sands State School loves learning with Mathletics

Here at 3P Learning we love hearing stories from schools that are using our resources well and improving results. Tannum Sands state school is just one example of how Mathletics is a fantastic tool to help engage and reward students.

Below is a snapshot of Mathletics usage at the school in 2014. Overall school improvement came to a massive 30.98%, with Tannum Sands comfortably exceeding the national average. A big congratulations to all the staff and students at Tannum Sands State School, keep […]

New Laws and Formulae factsheet for older students

Brand new Laws & Formulae factsheets are now available for students in the Secondary/High School student console.

The publishing team at Mathletics have been rolling out several updates for older students in recent weeks, including the hugely popular new My Study area – bringing together all multimedia curriculum content into one targeted area of study.

To further increase the volume of study resources for older students, a new range of printable factsheets are now available targeting individual […]

Targeting weaknesses with Mathletics Reports

Targeting your students’ learning gaps just got a whole lot easier.

The Reports area of the Mathletics Teacher Console is a hugely popular tool, we regularly receive great feedback about it from our global teacher community. We also listen to all the things teachers tell us they’d like to see to make their lives easier and look to build them into Mathletics wherever we can. Today we’re pleased to release one such update…

A popular tool within Reports […]

Belinda Piggott closes the distance as a Mathletics Lead Educator

We warmly welcome Belinda Piggott to the Mathletics community as a Lead Educator

Belinda Piggott Capricornia School of Distance EdI am a teacher at the Capricornia School of Distance Education.  I have been at this school for 8 years.  The school has a dynamic community.  I am currently teaching Year 5 and spent last year as a Pedagogical Coach for our campus.  The school is an exciting place to work and it […]

Mathletics in Distance Education: Belinda Piggott

How I use Mathletics in Distance Ed to enhance learning opportunities

Capricornia School of Distance Education is a unique way of learning.  Students from far and wide come together to learn.  Our school is broken into two campuses.  I am based at the Emerald Campus in QLD.  We teach via Blackboard Collaborate (virtual whiteboard)  on a daily basis.  Students at our school enjoy getting together daily for these lessons.  My class uses Mathletics to extend their knowledge.  They work on this […]

Sofala Public School Wins 2014 Schools Prize Draw

Congratulations Sofala Public School!

3P Learning Account Managers Savannah Kelly and Bryan Rigby-Roberts recently made the trip out to Sofala Public School, in regional New South Wales. This school was the winner of the 2014 3P Learning Schools Prize Draw and were lucky enough to have a class set of iPad minis delivered straight to their door. A small, but excited group of students eagerly awaited the arrival of their new learning resources.

They may be a small school, but […]

November 2014

A nationwide Australian Education Study

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A recent independent academic study of more than 8,000 schools looking into the impact of Mathletics on NAPLAN results found a significant advantage to schools using Mathletics.

  • Schools using Mathletics have performed consistently higher in NAPLAN, across Years 3, 5, 7 & 9 since 2008 – by up to 6.7%.
  • Schools with longer-term usage (> 2yrs) saw an even greater jump in NAPLAN results.
  • Students see […]

Easy tips to help you get the most out of Mathletics

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Are you a busy parent? Did I hear a screaming “YES”? We get it. Between the school pick ups, activities, work, homework oh and the housework it’s hard to find the time to get the kids to do fun activities with educational benefit.

So I have put together some simple and short tips you can use as a parent to help support your child using Mathletics. No fuss.

  1. Encourage your child to […]

New student background themes

Now take your Mathetics on a world tour…

The Mathletics Student Console is your space, and you can make it look however you like. From today, a brand new set of themes is available to select and change the look of your page. We call it the “World Cities” series – three cities are available right away, with more coming soon…  Head into your My Settings/My Profile area today and select your theme.

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Math Rocks Month

November is Math Rocks Month!

On October 22, Mayor of Dallas Mike Rawlings gave the official proclamation that November will be
Math Rocks Month!

This followed fantastic efforts from the students at the Episcopal School of Dallas and St. Philip’s School & Community Center, who met Mayor Mike Rawlings at City Hall to tell him why math is important in each of their lives.

The Mathletics team want to congratulate and thank these fantastic students […]

Congratulations Challenge Winners: Mathletics Teacher Certification

And the winners are…

500 Mathletics teacher certificates have been issued in the Certification Challenge

Recently teachers were invited to complete one, two or three levels of Mathletics Certification – each level awarding PD hours and a chance to go into the draw to win one of two Samsung Tab 3 8.0.   Aussie teachers have shared how they would introduce Mathletics Certification to their colleagues and their responses reflect creativity and focus matched with a clear understanding of the value that […]

3P Learning shortlisted for four BETT Awards

Bett20153P Learning has been shortlisted for no fewer than four separate awards at the upcoming BETT Awards 2015, the Oscars of the education world.

3P’s flagship learning resource Mathletics has been shortlisted in three categories… “Best Whole-Course Subject Curriculum Resource“, “Best International Digital Resource” and “Best Primary-Years Digital Content“, where it will go head to head with 3P Learning’s own literacy resource Reading Eggs.

The BETT Awards are a celebration of the inspiring […]

Thank you to our Mathletics Certified Teachers

Lead-Educator-ProgramCongratulations to the hundreds of teachers who are now Mathletics Certified Teachers!

For those of you who have been part of the Teacher Certification Challenge we are working through all of the innovative or practical ways you told us how you would introduce Teacher Certification to your colleagues.  Entries close at 5pm Friday 7 November.  We will announce the two winners and their entries here on the Mathletics blog on Monday 10 November.

Read some […]