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1802, 2022

Meritopia Just Got Better!

Drum roll please... Meritopia 2.0 is now LIVE! With 2 brand new lands, a whole new multi-level mining game, 60 titans to collect, a new merit system, a general store to buy items - Meritopia just got better, giving your students a complete enhanced level of play to reward their work on Mathletics. Designed to encourage regular paced mathematics practice and learning, Meritopia encourages uninterrupted learning [...]

1502, 2022

15 Ways To Teach Mathematics So Students Would Never Get Bored

Your students are getting restless during mathematics class. They don’t seem motivated and show little interest to learn the subject even though, you've spent hours thinking of ways to make the lessons more interesting. We've all been there. It can be hard ensuring that students are motivated and engaged in every lesson. That’s why we've got your back. To help you break the monotony and boredom [...]

1512, 2021

6 Ways Mathletics Can Help Students With Mathematics Anxiety

Sweaty palms, heavy arms, headaches. That unpleasant feeling of tension and worry when we see numbers. Mathematics anxiety is a very real, ever-present condition for many students and can have a lasting impact on students’ learning. According to a study cited by Professor Daniel Ansari, Canada Research Chair in Development Cognitive Neuroscience, 60 percent of Grade 8 students worry about having difficulty in the subject while [...]

2303, 2021

Important Notice: Scam Phone Calls

A small number of Mathletics UK customers have recently been called by unknown persons claiming to be “Mathletics staff” and offering free “virtual sessions” in exchange for customer information. Please be aware that these are scams. Our customer support team will never call you unsolicited to ask for you or your child's personal information. Should you receive one of these calls, please hang up immediately and [...]

203, 2021

The World’s Largest Online Maths Competition Is Back!

Time to prime those brains and flex those fingers: World Maths Day is back! On Wednesday, 23rd of March 2022, students across the globe will battle it out to discover who is the world's strongest mathlete. Here's what you need to know about the world's largest online mathematics competition and most loved mathematical celebration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rPmCmNc4r0 What is World Maths Day? World Maths Day is an [...]

3010, 2020

10 Quirky Mathematics Activities for End-of-Year Engagement

Summer holidays glimmers in the near distance, but there are a few solid weeks of learning left to go yet. And after the year we’ve had, student motivation, attention, and enthusiasm levels are harder to maintain than ever. But before you reach for the closest DVD, try these 10 fun, end of year learning opportunities to keep your students engaged with mathematics – right up [...]

1906, 2020

How to Make Post-Pandemic Reports Meaningful

After all we’ve been through over the past few months, a conventional mid-year report doesn’t seem fair for students or teachers. No surprise then that many schools are de-emphasizing grades, or leaving them out entirely. But students still want to know where they sit, and their parents do too. After the confusion of home-learning, a meaningful snapshot of student progress is more needed than ever. So how do [...]

1906, 2020

5 Student-Friendly Formative Assessments for Post-COVID Classes

With our students readjusting to (relative) classroom normality post-COVID, teachers are now trying to find out just how much students learned during their time away from school. But with many of our students on shaky ground – emotionally and academically – slapping a high-stakes assessment in front of them in their first weeks back is anything but productive. Instead, we need student-friendly, low-stakes formative assessments to get [...]

206, 2020

How to make and recycle mathematics worksheets

Deep in the recesses of many mathematics departments, one can often find worksheets that have outlasted even the most senior staff in the building. Faded and weathered from years of frantic AM photocopying, they’ve become a predictable staple of each year’s teaching. But are they really driving student learning? Worksheets can be an effective resource in mathematics instruction. They’re easily digestible from a student perspective, provide a [...]