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Mathletics March Madness Competition

The annual national Mathletics March Madness Competition was another success. Thank you to the over 100 000 student participants! Mathletics March Madness is a free online math competition spanning over the month of March.  It aims to put an exciting focus on math and help improve student engagement. Each week we saw schools all across Canada

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Educational Activities for the Weekend

The school week is over and your children are ready to put their learning on pause and partake in all sorts of activities like Saturday cartoons, weekend sports and birthday parties. But your child’s weekend doesn’t have to be restricted to either learning or fun, it is possible to have your cake and eat it

Happy Birthday Mathletics Canada!

On April 28th we celebrate the eighth anniversary of our first school using Mathletics in Canada! As we blow out the candles, we are reminded of Mathletics Canada’s humble beginnings within Calgary in 2009. Since then, the office has grown to 25 passionate and diverse staff members. “I want to make a difference in this

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Mathletics Master Class – Dixon Grove Junior Middle School

Ontario Master Class School: Dixon Grove Junior Middle School Teacher: Sabina Habib Grade: 3 This month, we have chosen Ms. Habib’s grade 3 class to be our Mathletics Master Class this month. Ms. Habib, a teacher for over 20 years, brings knowledge and passion to her classroom. Her main goal is to inspire her students to

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Sports and Math

There are many ways to help create a deeper learning of math concepts, one of which includes linking math to real life activities. With Mathletics March Madness right around the corner, we were inspired to show you how math can be used in sports. In particular, March’s favorite sport; basketball! Basketball and math for younger

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Nova Scotia Masterclass

We have chosen Wolfville School as our newest Mathletics Masterclass. Read about their experience using Mathletics! Wolfville School is using Mathletics to its full potential and we are very impressed with the learning process they have created in the classroom. Initially, they were accessing it during their Math period as reinforcement of concepts covered in class.  A couple

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Read About Ms. Ferlisi’s Mathletics Experience at Ellwood Memorial Public School

We have chosen Ms. Ferlisi’s grade 5 class as our Mathletics Masterclass this month. Congratulations Ms. Ferlisi! School: Ellwood Memorial Public School Teacher: Antonella Ferlisi Grade(s): 5 Her ability to inspire learning in her classroom is exemplary and Mathletics has become a useful tool to get her students excited about math. Ms. Ferlisi leverages the

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers

It's time to stop reminiscing about the past year and think about the new year ahead! The yearly tradition of resolutions is among us so let's start brainstorming.  Here are the Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for Teachers: Happy New Year! Get the thinking caps on To get your students focused on the

Encouraging things you can tell your students

In a classroom setting teachers tend to do the majority of the talking thus it is no surprise to see many education programs emphasizing the importance of effective communication. Nevertheless, it can be difficult to keep in mind those long university lectures when faced with a class of students that have varying communication and learning

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Incorporate Math in the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and children are buzzing with anticipation for such a wonderful time of year. Mathematics impacts us every day and the holidays are a wonderful way to incorporate math in a fun and unique way into a child’s life. Here are some ideas! In the classroom:  Holidays are such

December Mathletics Master Class

Congratulations Ms. Wallden! We are excited to announce our December Mathletics Master Class recipient – Marie Wallden, grade 5/6 teacher at Deroche Elementary School within Mission District (SD 75), British Columbia. We are thrilled that all students in grades 1 - 6 at Deroche Elementary School are using Mathletics! School: Deroche Elementary School Teacher: Marie Wallden

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Professional Development Opportunity: Dr. Marian Small Videos

We recognize that teachers are lifelong learners. To help their students succeed, they continuously seek to augment their toolbox of skills. According to a study commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, the ideal professional development experience should possess a variety of attributes  in order to be successfully implemented in day-to-day teaching. Professional development

World Education Games – Canadian Highlights

The 2015 World Education Games have come to an end. The three days were packed with online literacy, math and science competitions uniting students all over the world through a shared love of learning. With the competition having drawn to a close, it is important to reflect upon the successes and learning experiences that took

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Parental engagement tips for student success

What parents do, matters. An essential component of student success is parental involvement in the learning process. Research shows that children are more likely to achieve academic successes if their families are involved in their education. Check out some of our top parental engagement tips that encourage student success. Set expectations During daily conversations let

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Student Ambassador Hosts School Assembly to Promote the World Education Games

Student ambassadors to the World Education Games are responsible for promoting education in their schools and communities in aims of getting as many students as possible to love learning. They have been selected on the basis of being enthusiastic about representing their schools and provinces on the world stage. Ambassadors have been hard at work

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