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Gamification of Learning; The Final Piece of the Puzzle (part 4/4)

This is the fourth and final instalment in our gamification of learning blog mini-series, and in this post we’ll outline everything you need to know about the key elements of a gamified learning environment and why they make learning so captivating for students. Need to reminder of PART 1, PART 2 or [...]

Gamification of Learning; What Types of Games Are Best? (part 3/4)

In part three of four in this gamification of learning blog mini-series we’re going to cover the types of game format that can be used within an educational context. All of these will likely be familiar to you in another context, but here we’ll give useful examples and type them to an educational [...]

How to Integration Gamification in the Classroom (part 2/4)

Need a reminder of part 1 of 4 of the gamification mini-series? In part two of this gamification of learning blog mini-series we’ll look at two methods for integrating game elements into your lessons, and then discuss how you can scaffold the learning content within your game to ensure that learners are [...]

Exploring the Gamification of Learning (part 1/4)

Here at 3P Learning we are extremely lucky to witness children as they become captivated by their learning experiences every single day. One of the core concepts that we use in our resources to help assist teachers to engage their students is the gamification of learning. It’s likely this is an idea that [...]

Captivating learners with Mathletics

Captivating learners can be one of the biggest challenges that teachers need to overcome. Captivation is more than engagement. Creating a truly personalised learning experience is about more than just accommodating different learning styles – it means focusing on the whole student. Each learner’s individual needs and interests, mixed with their personality and [...]

Giving teachers the freedom of time

As we move into 2017, the role of the teacher continues to become more complex and laden with extra demands that impinge on their time spent teaching. Data, reporting, evaluation, committees; the list goes on. It’s all time taken away from their students. More often than not, planning must be done outside school [...]

Creating lesson plans with Mathletics

Did you know that you can create and save maths lesson plans in Mathletics? The Lessons area can also be used as a platform for collaborating and sharing lesson plans with colleagues. Creating Lessons for Collaborative Teaching To demonstrate how this function can be easily used to save time and share ideas, we [...]

Using Mathletics to support teaching for mastery

This tip looks at how Mathletics can support a mastery approach. Mathletics supports the NCETM definition of mastery. Mathletics activities have been carefully scaffolded to facilitate intelligent practice, help pupils consolidate their understanding and the various features allow pupils to take their learning deeper. The adaptive nature of activities means that pupils progress [...]

Using Mathletics Assessments for benchmarking

Did you know that as a subscriber to Mathletics, you have over 250 assessments tests at your fingertips? Setting the same assessment at multiple points across the school year provides excellent quantitative evidence of student improvement; very useful for benchmarking. This month's tip looks at how you can use the Assessments area of the [...]