Global blog entries for Mathletics

January 2015

3P Learning wins two BETT Awards

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 […]

10 ways help get your kids ready for the new school year.

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Its almost back to school time!

Are you still recovering from the holiday rush and dreading getting the kids into the school routine? The team at 3P Learning have put together 10 tips to help your family ease into the new school year.

  1. Be enthusiastic. If you’re excited about the new year and back to school time, your child is more likely to feel confident too. Point out positive aspects of heading back to school, such as catching […]

St Columba Anglican School run a Summer Mathletics Challenge.

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 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 […]

How to help your child with their homework.

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Homework can be a stressful part of a family’s week. Here are a few tips to help get off to a strong start this school year and help make positive homework and study habits that  can benefit your children long into the future.

Start the year with a homework plan – Finding time to get homework done each week can be tricky between extra curricular activities and family commitments. Try to schedule a […]

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 […]

First day back to school survival tips from a mother of two

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As a working mother of two, I know that the first day back of school can be stressful for the whole family. For me its a day of mixed emotions, I’m immensely proud and excited about how they’re progressing at school, but sad that they seem to be growing up so quickly. And the summer holidays are over, which means back to routine, after school activities and back […]

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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