- Keep a positive attitude throughout the test and try to stay relaxed. If you start to feel nervous take a few deep breaths.
- Pace yourself, don’t rush. Read the whole question and pay attention to all the details.
- Write neatly. If the marker can’t read what you have written; your answer may be marked wrong.
- Neatly shade in the bubbles on the multiple-choice answer sheet. Remember a computer is making this section, so your answer needs to be clear.
- Use the elimination technique […]
Many people are aware of the volatile political situation in Thailand at present. Against this backdrop there was little surprise when the Bangkok based school that was due to host the 2014 FOBISSEA Primary Maths Competition decided that it was no longer a good idea for students teachers to travel to the city this March. The surprising thing was the quick offer from Kuala Lumpur Alice Smith School to host […]
Integrating eLearning programs changes classrooms
Marvi Khan is the IT Coordinator and computer teacher at Lahore Grammar School 31 F.C.C. (Primary Branch) Lahore. She strongly believes that by integrating e-learning/digital programmes teachers can dramatically change what happens in their classrooms and also get an insight into how children learn best. It helps the students become civically engaged, collaborate with peers worldwide, and this form […]
- Live Mathletics is the popular live gaming environment within the Mathletics student console which includes ten levels for students to play others across the world in a head-to-head arithmetic battle.
- Live Mathletics works perfectly as a lesson starter for getting students thinking mathematically
- Advise your students to go for accuracy as well as speed
Find these and other Tips […]
We love to receive stories of people using Mathletics – and sometimes we receive one that is too good not to share!
We recently spoke with Emily Levenson, a teacher at Mount Sinai College in Sydney. Like the team at Mathletics, she is hugely passionate about mathematics and also works as a private tutor. Emily was recently asked to be the official tutor for the younger cast members […]
Handy hints for teachers
These Getting Started tips will help you in achieving your Mathletics Certification (Levels 1 and 2). To find out more visit the Teacher Certification Pathway for fully scaffolded support where you can earn PD hours that count towards your professional development hours! You control the pace and best of all it’s free!
Wayne Tuckett, the ICT Coordinator at Edens Landing State School in the beautiful Gold Coast region of Queensland, tells how his school celebrates students in Mathletics.
Creativity, Innovation and Inspiration
We were attracted to a recent post by AITSL CEO Margery Evans: 5 Inspiring Tips for the Start of the School Year
She encourages us to be innovative, inspiring and creative with suggestions to:
In fact, these are great tips for leading a successful and interesting life and we encourage you to choose just one and begin.
3P Learning’s Community Engagement Team is currently focused on Margery’s second tip, […]
Stuart MacKenzie, MLE on teaching with video tutorials
Mathletics Leading Educator, Classroom & ICT Teacher in QLD Stuart MacKenzie shares Why I use and How I make Video Tutorials in his classroom.
Having differentiated his class into groups, Stuart finds he is able to work with one group, whilst he has another smaller group accessing his own pre-recorded instructional support that demonstrates and explains a particular concept. A key benefit of using video […]
Times Table Troubles Toons
Learning and understanding the times tables is an important foundation for being able to solve all types of higher-level mathematical problems; but learning them isn’t always easy. James Ball from The Guardian observed recent data collected from the students at Caddington Village School in Bedford to determine which times tables cause the most trouble. In total the 232 children who participated produced more than 60,000 answers. Here’s how they did.
The hardest multiplication was […]
Why Maths and Science Education Matters!
In 2012, then Prime Minister Julia Gillard commissioned Australia’s Chief Scientist (Professor Ian Chubb) to compile a report on maths and science education. The paper underlined the critical […]
We are very excited to launch the Mathletics Certification Pathway for 2014! Whether you are a teacher new to Mathletics, are returning with your class or are leading Mathletics in your school, the Certification Pathway provides the opportunity for professional development around Mathletics.
“Great idea! This makes sure that all aspects of the Mathletics program
are utilised to reinforce learning in the classroom.” Teacher, QLD
Certification offers Teachers a […]
Congratulations to Bandiana Public School for winning the
2013 3P Learning Schools Prize Draw.
Mathletics Account Manager, David Felton, visited an excited group of students and teachers at Bandiana Public School after their school was awarded a class set of Samsung Galaxy Tab3 8 for placing first in the Schools Prize Draw.
What a great start to 2014!
In teaching 21st-century skills, Tony Wagner, educator and innovator argues that capacity to innovate and skills like critical thinking, communication and collaboration are far more important for work, learning, and citizenship in today’s economy than academic knowledge. As outlined in his book “The Global Achievement Gap”, Wagner identifies seven core competencies that all learners require:
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Collaboration across networks and […]
3P Learning has received two awards at the prestigious GESS Awards, with both Mathletics and Reading Eggs being recognised as leaders in their fields.
The GESS Education Awards form part of the huge Gulf Education Forum and GESS Exhibition, the largest education event in the Middle East, held each year in Dubai. The awards highlight the quality of educational products, resources and services as well […]