Michelle Birke, Year 6 teacher, Mona Vale Public School Our education experts have spent years chatting to schools about their literacy needs and how they use Spellodrome to save time and enhance their classroom practices. We chatted to Michelle Birke, a Year 6 teacher at Mona Vale Public School, to see how they
Students, parents and teachers, get ready! The world’s largest education competition – the World Education Games (WEG) is returning in only a few weeks and we want you to know all about it! It’s a FREE online education event uniting children from around the world through friendly competition and a love of learning.
'When am I ever going to use this in real life?' The all-too-familiar remark uttered upon being faced with a difficult math problem often stumps parents and educators alike. We can reply with endless examples about cool careers that need math, how it shapes our future, how it contributes to the development of technology, etc.
Ms. Miller presenting Kelsy with the Mathlete of the Year award As educators and parents there's no better feeling than watching our students/children succeed. Often we observe that once students begin to love learning little can be done to stop them in their path to achieving academic success. Such is the story of a grade
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
Have you ever been to parent-teacher meetings (especially in secondary school) where you are allocated 10 minutes for a meeting with each of your child’s teachers and the bell sounds when your time is up? The time is barely enough to get a conversation started let alone an in-depth 2 way conversation
The World Education Games are nearing, say hello to Canada's Ambassadors! Mathletes, parents and teachers, get ready! The world's largest education competition - the World Education Games (WEG) is returning in October 2015 and we want you to know all about it! It's a FREE online education event uniting children from around the world through friendly
Vanya is a Grade 4 teacher at American School of Ulaanbaatar and has successfully completed all three levels of the Certification Pathway. Being a very IT savvy teacher, Vanya has taken full advantage of Mathletics to differentiate, bring students with gaps up to speed with others, provide challenging work for more able students, monitor progress
The team here at Spellodrome Headquarters has access to a wealth of spelling data from schools all across Australia. We have been hard at work analysing trends relating to the spelling strengths and weaknesses of all our Spellodrome schools. Here are the top 10 most correctly and incorrectly spelt words of the 2015 academic
Much like the English language itself, the English dictionary is continually evolving and updating to meet the needs of our rapidly changing world. Did you know that the Oxford English Dictionary is updated four times a year? The new material added includes revised versions of existing entries and new words across the whole A to Z
21clRadio recognizes educational leaders from the international teaching world and beyond. Hosts Michael Boll, Chris Carter and Jamie Willett interview great thinkers and review EdTech products and services. Recently, in their 'Tech Tools Daily' segment the hosts had a lively and in-depth discussion about all things Mathletics! From the engaging and competitive aspects of Live Mathletics to
Live Spellodrome is designed to bring out the competitor in every student, and is so much more than a fun diversion. It’s a fast-paced and exciting way to improve spelling skills. Students are matched in real-time with others around the world in LIVE real-time spelling races, great for encouraging quick thinking. Racing against each other, students try to correctly
Cross-Curricula Integration The Library within Reading Eggspress has now grown to over 2,000 titles. These eBooks are perfect to boost your resources within other subject areas, with coverage of history, people and society, geography, science, health and sport. Many eBooks in the library have dedicated book notes, chapter and book quizzes, so you can easily test your
Gamification is about more than making boring subjects 'fun,' it's about student engagement, says 3P Learning's Jayne Warburton In your experience, how can gamification enhance teaching and learning in the classroom? What are the proven benefits? Games are powerful motivators and integrating them into education gives educators another tool in their resource box
The award-winning mathematics resource, Mathletics, has released a world-class technology solution compliant to all provincial regulations including the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (British Columbia) ("FIPPA"), the Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act (Nova Scotia) ("PIIDPA") and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Ontario ("MFIPPA"). Following in our