Mathletics in South Africa

Mathletics is a world renowned online Maths Program aligned to the South African CAPS curriculum. During my time in Education I had had the pleasure of working with Mamsie Makhubela as the director of Johannesburg South District. It was at this time that I decided to approach Mamsie to undertake a pilot project on the

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No internet? No problem!

For the first time ever, students can access Mathletics both online and offline - meaning flexibility and mobility like never before!  Ideal for travel and use in classrooms, schools and at home where bandwidth and wifi is limited or restrictive. Simply visit the iTunes App store on the iPad to download the most current version of

New Mathletics curriculum activities now available!

The Mathletics education team are continuously monitoring and upgrading your resource to provide more content and an even better experience. Our curriculum experts around the world work continually to build new activities to meet the specific objectives, outcomes, requirements and standards within our range of nationally and locally aligned Mathletics courses. Today, we have released 47

Assign Work now available for Reading Eggspress

  You have asked - and we have listened. Available immediately, the new Assign Work for Reading Eggspress will give teachers additional control over content and more reporting than ever before.     Through this new feature, you will now be able to: Assign Reading Eggspress lessons & books to individual students, multiple students or their entire class. All assignments need

Developing Your Personal Learning Network

When considering professional learning, how much weight do you place upon the creation of your learning network?  We love this super quick tool to see where you can shape your learning as a connected leader using social media:   Register to follow the Love Learning blog or become part of the conversation and CLICK HERE

What does it take to be a great Mathletics school?

As leaders in your school, the question of how to best use technology to aid learning is probably common place.  It goes without saying that our students are technologically savvy, demand engagement and require personalisation of their learning. Whether it is Mathletics, You Tube or other online resources for learning, each of their success is

Are we really using technology to its full potential in our schools?

We have recently taken the time to look back at the research of Dr. Kate Highfield who is a Lecturer in Mathematics, Science and Technology at Macquarie University.  In the research paper: A Review of Recent Research in Early Mathematics Learning and Technology  (2008), Kate made pertinent reference to the relationship between pedagogy and technology.

AITSL brings teaching standards to life

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) is continuing to support teachers with their Illustrations of Practice.   AITSL describes the illustrations as bringing teaching standards to life.   These videos are designed to help teachers situate their own practice within the National Teaching Standards for teachers. Hosting nearly 300 illustrations each includes one or

Teaching with Reading Eggs? It just got even better.

Teachers and students both love Reading Eggs. It's always been simple to use, lot's of fun, and actually works! But that's only the start, and the Reading Eggs team never seem content to rest on their laurels. We have been listening to your feedback and requests and turning them into a whole new batch of

Changing Lives with Reading Eggs

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela In 2012 the Click Foundation introduced a Reading Eggs literacy initiative into selected South African schools with the aim of filling the gaps in learners' literacy skills and helping students achieve English literacy proficiency at an age appropriate level and

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Springbok rugby team training at Mathletics School!

The Springbok rugby team decided to train at a Mathletics school in Johannesburg South Africa, ahead of their rugby test vs England. Not only is St. Stithians College one of the largest users of Mathletics, they have the facilities good enough for the Springbok!. We don’t know whether the Springboks wanted to use the facilities

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The South African Maths Challenge 2011: Final Round Up

Thank you to all students, classes and schools that participated in this year's challenge. For those interested, we have pulled together some of the most impressive statistics from the challenge and congratulate all students on reaching such incredible heights of academic achievement. Certificates and Prizes were donated by The Standard Bank for this year's event

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The South African Maths Challenge 2011: Class and School Winners

 Congratulations to the 2011 Winning Classes and Schools Congratulations to all students, classes and schools who participated in the challenge. We hope everyone had fun and improved their mathematics skills! The South African Maths Challenge is an official lead up event to the 2012 World Education Games, where you will be able to test out not only your maths

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The South African Maths Challenge 2011: Student Winners

Congratulations to the 2011 Winning Marathon Students A marathon winner has won based on the total number of points they earned across the full 48 hours of the event. This means that their whole score from the second day of Live Mathletics was used to determine the final rankings.   Congratulations to the 2011 Winning Sprint Students

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The South African Maths Challenge 2011: Game On!

  Prepared for an exciting day? The South African Maths Challenge 2011 is under way! There has been an early charge from some enthusiastic students, with plenty of time still left to join the fun - Today's challenge finishes at 11:59pm, before we launch into tomorrow's Live Mathletics sprint. If you already use Mathletics and

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