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7 03, 2023

From Math Struggles to Math Success: An Educator’s Journey

By |2023-03-07T22:29:56+00:00March 7th, 2023|Categories: Educators, Using Mathletics|

Based on her line of work, one might assume that Jenn Kim had a natural talent or fondness for mathematics when she was younger. As a veteran educator with over 20 years of experience, Jenn taught mathematics from second through ninth grade and [...]

15 12, 2021

6 Ways Mathletics Can Help Students With Mathematics Anxiety

By |2023-01-19T23:06:44+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Educators, Using Mathletics|

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 [...]

23 03, 2020

9 Easy Steps To Keep Your Child Learning at Home with Mathletics

By |2023-01-23T06:27:08+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Parents, Using Mathletics|

This post was updated on 26 October 2022. Has your little mathlete come home with a Mathletics school login? If you’re new to Mathletics and unsure of how you can use the program at home, you’ve come to the right place. All you need [...]

22 08, 2019

Problem-Solving and Reasoning in the Classroom: Expectations vs Reality

By |2020-01-21T03:31:13+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Using Mathletics|

Lessons rarely go as planned. How we imagine their delivery, student reaction, and the gift of knowledge we leave as the bell rings out, is a warm and delightful fiction. Problem-solving and reasoning (PSR) lessons are no exception. Putting together a multi-part activity [...]

21 08, 2019

How the Best Teachers Tackle Problem-Solving and Reasoning

By |2022-06-30T03:58:23+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Using Mathletics|Tags: |

Problem-solving and reasoning (PSR) can be daunting when you’re teaching it for the first or hundredth time. Teaching PSR is an art, and like any art, there are solid foundation of principles you can follow and expand upon as your confidence grows. Here’s [...]

7 12, 2018

Fun Numeracy Activities for Early Learners in Mathletics

By |2022-05-30T06:34:31+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Educators, Using Mathletics|

Numeracy for Early Learners is Mathletics’ fantastic collection of blended learning resources that are designed to support junior primary teachers in developing foundational mathematical skills in their students, all while keeping them engaging and eager to learn. From interactive storytelling that combines numeracy and [...]

26 04, 2018

Tip Tuesday: How to identify and reward effort with Mathletics

By |2019-08-23T01:33:14+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Using Mathletics|

It’s important to Mr Jones that he gives math rewards for students’ efforts just as much as their achievements. He wants to use classroom rewards and incentives for students who are demonstrating sustained effort over the term, and encourage those who aren’t regularly practicing their math [...]