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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

Winners of the School Prize Draw 2016

Over the past few weeks we've received many entries into the School Prize Draw, where schools have the chance to win some awesome tech gizmos and gadgets for their school. We're pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 School Prize Draw are: 1st PRIZE Boolarra Primary School, VICTORIA Are the [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Teaching for mastery

Driven by the demands of the school curriculum, the need to get through each topic in a set period can often force us to rush students through content. In an ideal world, all students would be given as much time as they need to build understanding. Mastery learning is an educational philosophy discussed [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

What can we learn from new changes to the Finnish education system?

It was recently announced that schools in Finland, a country that has often been recognised as a pioneer in the field of education, are implementing a major shift in their education system. Students from the age of 16 will no longer study individual subjects such as mathematics, English and history. Instead, they will [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|1 Comment

Helping our children to be better sports

Play, games and sport have so many benefits for our children. Through them they learn the importance of winning and losing, as well as working together as a team and respecting both their team members and the opposition. When everyone follows the rules, everything goes well; however, this is not always the way [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Pi Day 2016: Celebrate with the Mathletics team

Let's talk Pi (π) Happy 3.14159265359 Day! That’s right, the 14 March is the annual worldwide celebration of Pi. Pi is represented by the Greek symbol π. Did you know that the number Pi (π) is a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of any circle circumference (C) to its diameter (d) and is [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |November 26th, 2015|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |November 7th, 2015|0 Comments

The importance of parent-teacher communication

There’s plenty of evidence that shows positive communication between parents and teachers helps improve academic performance. As your child’s greatest teacher and role model, it's vital that you get involved in their schooling, rather than sitting back and letting the teacher handle it all. Your child need to see the importance that you, as their [...]

By |May 3rd, 2015|5 Comments

English Language Day 2015

Thursday 23rd April is English Language Day What do your students know about the history of the English Language? English Language Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to entertain and inform people on the history, culture and achievements associated with the language. This annual event is celebrated on the anniversary [...]

By |April 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

How to keep your child learning through the holidays

Nobody will be more aware of this "whew" than those with a house-load of energetic, excitable and restless kids. Add rain, cold weather, siblings, together with the inevitable colds and flu and it can be a recipe for disaster that will get you agreeing to ANYTHING (literally) for a few minutes of quiet. Before you: [...]

By |April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Dan Haesler will be speaking at the Love Learning Conference in August 2015.

Here it from the man himself! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lce34MVzxAE&feature=youtu.be

By |March 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Dan Haesler on Blogging with Purpose

Dan Haesler unlocks the power of the blog Dan Haesler discusses how to enhance teaching and learning through blogs and discusses three key types: teachers' professional blogs, classroom blogs and individual student blogs.  Dan tells us why and how to access this powerful tool and includes links to get you started. Dan Haesler will [...]

By |November 4th, 2014|0 Comments