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
March 14th is Pi Day! 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. The number Pi (π) is a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of any circle circumference (C) to its diameter (d) and is approximately equal to
In recent years the education community has turned its attention to the decline of participation rates in STEM subjects, for secondary school students and university students alike. A 2013 report by the Australian Industry Group* found that STEM related course completions declined by 58% between 2001 and 2011. Enrolments are also in decline, with
3P Learning's flagship resource Mathletics is no stranger to receiving awards, and now has two more very prestigious trophies to add to the collection. Great news! 3P Learning resources were shortlisted for no fewer than four separate awards at the BETT Awards 2015, the Oscars of the education world. Mathletics picked up two awards - "Best Whole Course Curriculum Content"
Brand new Laws & Formulae factsheets are now available for students in the Secondary/High School student console. The publishing team at Mathletics have been rolling out several updates for older students in recent weeks, including the hugely popular new My Study area - bringing together all multimedia curriculum content into one targeted area of study. To
Even though the AFL Maths Challenge has finished, the celebrations continue! This time we visit the enthusiastic learners at St John Bosco School, where the teachers and students have gotten right behind the event and reaped the rewards of all their work! Above, the Year 4/5 Division Winners and State Champions joined together for a team
Student Learning in Mathematics - SLIM Conference 2014 Hosted by Varsity College in Varsity Lakes, QLD, the SLIM Conference 2014 focuses on students learning in new and engaging ways through the use of 21st Century skills. Delegates from Upper Primary through to Senior Secondary will be inspired with a diverse and interactive workshop program where a
Did you know that Mathletics contains over 1200 individual curriculum activities across all year/grade levels? That's a HUGE number of targeted, adaptive learning and support resources covering the many areas of the curriculum. However Mathletics is not just about practice activities - the program also contains literally hundreds of eBooks, video tutorials and interactive widgets designed to
Mathletics Certification - teachers spread the word When we asked Mathletics teachers to tell us how they would let their colleagues know about Mathletics Teacher Certification, boy they didn’t disappoint! The creativity and willingness to collaborate stands out. Check out some of their ideas and find the ones that inspire you... or share your own ideas
Eeeeexcellent Smithers! Student recognition takes places in creative ways across our schools. Helen Wilson and Michael Odbert's class at Launceston Church Grammar takes it to the next level! Tell us the Mathletics motivators you have for students in your class. Simon "Monty" Haberle, Launceston Church Grammar Tasmania Archie Wilkinson, Mathlete of the
Roger Tattersall, St Patrick's College, Tasmania St Patrick's College celebrates second Mathletics Lead Educator! Roger Tattersall has been employed at St Patrick's College since 2010. His teaching specialisation is Mathematics across Middle, Secondary and Senior Secondary year levels. Roger has held the role of Head of Mathematics at St Patrick's, and has had
Putting STEM back on the agenda. The past decade has seen a substantial decline in economic commitment and educational engagement within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Australia. Coincidently (or perhaps not so), the past 10 years has also seen the proportion of Year 12 students taking advanced mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology drop
Mathletics @ Amaroo – an Action Research Project In 2013, Tiffany Ward was approached by her Deputy Principal to engage in an action research project exploring the effectiveness of the Mathletics program at Amaroo School, a P-10 school of approx 1700 students in Canberra. After collecting data from staff, students and the community, she presented
Mathletics Teachers Keep Coming up with Great Ideas on Certification! When we asked Mathletics teachers to tell us how they would share Mathletics Teacher Certification with their colleagues, they just keep on giving! Some ideas involve careful planning and follow up and others involve humour but whatever works in your school! Thank you to all
TOP TIP 1 : Assessments are hugely popular with teachers as a benchmarking tool. Taking the same assessment at multiple points across the school year provides excellent quantitative evidence of student improvement. TOP TIP 2 : You can opt to PREVIEW any assessment prior to assigning it, to check its suitability for your students.