The November Numeracy Challenge 2017

From Monday 20th to Sunday 26th November 2017, 411 Mathletics schools competed for the November Numeracy Challenge crown. The event challenged students to earn as many points as possible on Mathletics during the 7-day period, by completing live games and answering curriculum questions. There was a great effort from all involved. Congratulations to first-placed [...]

New Mathletics library update

We’re very excited to announce the release of the new and improved HTML Mathletics Library for the Teacher Console. The new library provides simple navigation and easy access to hundreds of printable eBooks, including workbooks, problem-solving, exam and revision eBooks. Blend the teaching and learning in your classroom with Mathletics printable eBooks that [...]

Helping children learn times tables with Mathletics

Statutory times table tests will be introduced in schools by 2019. With that in mind, we wanted to make sure you know how Mathletics can help with teaching your students times tables using activities, assessment, competition and fun resources. Mathletics offers: Curriculum activities In addition to the multiplication activities in the Mathletics courses, there [...]

Viewing Student Improvement with Mathletics

Year 3 teacher Tom wants to see an overview of his students’ progress across the school year. Whether it's a daily or weekly summary; in preparation for parents' evening; or at the end of each term, Tom needs accurate reporting data to give him visibility of his students’ improvement and achievement. He also wants to dive deeper [...]

Tip Tuesday – How to identify and reward effort with Mathletics

It’s important to Mr Jones that he rewards his students’ efforts just as much as their achievements. He wants to reward students who are demonstrating sustained effort over the term, and encourage those who aren’t regularly practising their maths to engage with Mathletics more. Mr Jones wants to be able to see how [...]

Bedtime – time for Maths!

Do you have a bedtime routine in your house? Get creative with incorporating maths into an existing routine. We can’t make any promises about getting your child to actually go to bed though..! Timing the routine 1. Determine the steps expected for your routine. Examples may include: bath, pyjamas on, brushing teeth, etc. 2. [...]

Maths at the supermarket

A trip to the supermarket or grocery store is usually a weekly and sometimes even daily event. Bring your child along and keep them occupied with fun tasks that not only allow them to be involved with shopping for your family but also incorporate maths skills. 1. Cost of Meals Step 1: If [...]

Tip Tuesday – Using Live Mathletics to increase engagement

Karen has a class of eager year 3 students, who are learning their multiplication tables. She is looking for a fun and interactive way to help improve her students’ maths fluency and mental maths skills. Her class loves competing in Live Mathletics against one another. She decides to bring them together as a group [...]

Tip Tuesday – How to create groups for differentiated learning

Karen has just started the school year teaching a year 1 and year 2 composite class. She has her classroom divided into 4 different tables, with 5 or 6 students on each. The red and blue tables are year 1, and the green and yellow tables are her year 2 students. Karen wants to organise her Mathletics [...]

Ways to incorporate maths during sports

Whether your child plays on a team, individually or even watching sports, it’s easy to incorporate a few quick activities to keep up with maths practice. How long was practice? 1. Write down the time when you and/or your child are getting out of the car for practice or a game. 2. When you [...]