NAPLAN results remain stable since its inception in 2008

Preliminary NAPLAN results released today show that student achievement has remained stable since the inception of the tests in 2008. Data released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) show some improvements nationally and in each state and territory particularly in primary years. The results highlight that since 2008, reading, grammar and writing skills have improved

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NOW AVAILABLE: Mathletics Test Prep

With over 250 assessments, each one aligned to the specific requirements of a range of international curricula and examinations,  Mathletics Assessments are already a hugely popular tool for teachers. Now, in a huge step forward for Mathletics assessments, it's the student's turn to take control of their own learning and just in time for

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NAPLAN Resources in Spellodrome

If your students feel a little uneasy about the upcoming NAPLAN literacy tests, Spellodrome can be a great way to settle the nerves and familiarise students with related content. One component of the literacy test is the Language Conventions test, which assesses spelling, grammar and punctuation, focusing on the use and knowledge of language

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Your Guide to Narrative Writing

Continuing on our guides for the upcoming NAPLAN tests is our guide for writing narratives. What is a narrative? Narrative writing tells a story. The main purpose of a narrative is to entertain a reader, but stories can also contain a universal theme or moral, or teach the reader a lesson. The stories can either

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Come on… Convince Me: Your Guide to Writing a Persuasive Text

NAPLAN is just around the corner and teachers are busy preparing their students in all aspects of numeracy and literacy. Since 2015, there has been one writing task for Year 3 and 5 students, and another task for Year 7 and 9 students. Students are provided with a prompt and asked to write a response in a

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NAPLAN Literacy Trends

Take a look at the NAPLAN Literacy Trends for 2008 - 2013. National Minimum Standard (NMS) In 2013: The following graph shows the percentage of students Australia wide who are statically above the National Minimum Standard (NMS) in the different literacy components in 2013. The following conclusions can be drawn from this data:

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Does your school have a Mathletics Award for “Mathlete of the Term”?

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NEW eBooks for Secondary/High School Mathletics users around the world!

3P Learning and Mathletics are delighted to announce the release of four new eBooks for Secondary/High School users (Grade 12 level).  These eBooks are accessible online through the Mathletics Teacher and Student Consoles for upper year students.   Binomials and Pascal's Triangle.  UPDATED eBOOK (formally known as The Binominal Theorem 1). This eBook covers the

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