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Full STEAM ahead with Melissa Lander

A native from Ontario, Melissa focused her budding education career on numeracy curriculum design.  “Math is one of those subjects where a student’s understanding is not as obvious and it doesn’t always get the attention required to teach it to its full potential.  It can be overshadowed by literacy.” Since adopting Mathletics into her grade [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

UNICEF and 3P Learning: Making a Difference

We believe in zero. That’s a goal of zero young people without access to an education. At 3P Learning, it is our mission to do everything we can to achieve this goal with our friends at UNICEF. Since 2014, 3P Learning and the World Education Games have been supporting a number of UNICEF [...]

By |April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Technology in the classroom: what’s in store?

Technology use in schools is increasing every year, dominated by the introduction of iPads, tablets and netbooks to the classroom. Technology is not intended to replace teachers in the classroom; instead, most educational tech is designed to increase efficiency and improve the effectiveness of traditional teaching methods. In a recent survey, more than [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Going for the Gold in Saskatchewan, Canada

Evelyn Lopina is making the math headlines in Treaty 6, Saskatchewan, Canada. Evelyn was the first Filipino teacher certified in Saskatchewan, without having to complete additional certification courses. With her Master’s in Education and 6+ years classroom experience, Evelyn has embraced the opportunity develop her teaching skill set. In the Philippines, Evelyn experienced teaching in [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|2 Comments

Lead Educator Jess Szalek’s love of maths is shared at Hillsmeade PS, VIC

Students chant Maths!  Jess Szalek has a deep love of Mathematics and a determination to pass this onto students.   Her quest to keep mathematical learning as engaging and exciting as possible is evidenced by the whole school assemblies every fortnight that have the entire student body of over 900 students chanting “MATHS!” until the announcement [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Run a Mathletics, Spellodrome or Reading Eggs Competition Week at your school

NAPLAN is just around the corner. Make preparing with your class a breeze by hosting a friendly, school-wide challenge. A little bit of friendly competition is a great way to make learning fun. Plus, you can encourage your students to work together to see your class top of the Hall of Fame leaderboard! There [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Top 10 Assessment Technique Tips

Throughout your child’s education, they will be required to write assessments to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the school year. This can be a very stressful time for students. Check out our top 10 tips that you can share with your child to set them up for success. 1. Keep a positive attitude throughout [...]

By |March 19th, 2017|2 Comments

Celebrate World Book Day 2017 with ABC Reading Eggs

One of our favourite days of the year is here - World Book Day! March 2 marks the celebration of all things books including authors, illustrators and, of course, reading. Why not join in the celebration? How, you may ask? Well, the team at ABC Reading Eggs has put together five fun ideas for you [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The importance of spelling for all aspects of learning

Communication skills are essential for a child to grow and interact successfully with the world. Communication usually begins with simple body language, gestures and vocalisations. As children progress to verbal communication, they naturally develop an early understanding of their native language. Making the connection between verbal expression and written communication is much more [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

3 ways to help your child balance homework and free time

The afternoon of the first day of school can be a slippery slope for children if they’re not careful. Children may get caught in the difference between holiday free time and after school free time. It is in this after school time that the balance of homework and extra-curricular activities need to be [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|1 Comment

6 things you can do to assist your child with their schooling in 2017

Well it is that time when the joys of Christmas and New Year are fading and in the distance the return to school is looming.  In the spirit of New Year Resolutions, what are your aspirations for your child/ children at school this year? Every parent wants the best for their child. [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 1: Find your place and start eggsploring

Congratulations! You have officially started your 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Your first challenge, and the best first step in any Reading Eggs journey is to complete the placement test for Reading Eggs or Reading Eggspress. The first time your students log in, they will be automatically prompted to take the placement test. The placement test consists [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 2: Start Reading!

Well done for making it to the next phase of the 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Now that your students have been placed on their own learning pathways, it's time to start reading! Over the last few days you and your students might have started to eggsplore the reading and comprehension lessons available in Reading Eggs and [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 3: Spelling Skills

It's the final challenge of the Reading Eggspedition and it's time to test those spelling skills. By now, you and your students should have explored the reading and comprehension lessons and taken a look around the Library, but did you know that Reading Eggs and Eggspress have a whole series of Spelling activities too? Let's [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The impact of technology on our brain’s ability to learn

We live in a society powered by technology. Constant engagement with our smartphones, tablets, laptops and other internet-based technologies is swiftly becoming the norm. Research indicates that prolonged exposure to these devices is not only changing the way we work and play, it is also dramatically affecting the way we think and, as [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|0 Comments