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The Love Math Calendar Contest

Thank you to all the students who participated in this year’s Mathletics Love Math Calendar Contest! We received 98 amazing entries from students across Canada and the United States. It was a difficult task, but our team of judges chose 13 of those entries to be featured in the 2018/2019 Mathletics Calendar. The winners will [...]

Bedtime, a time for math.

Do you have a bedtime routine in your home during the summer? Get creative with incorporating math into an existing routine or as a way of creating one that is fun. We can’t make any promises about getting kids to actually ‘go to bed.’ Timing the routine Determine the steps expected for your routine [...]

Multiverse Blasts Off Across US Schools

The countdown is over, the newest area of Mathletics has launched skywards today – the Multiverse mission has begun! Available within the PLAY area of Mathletics, Multiverse is a brand new immersive game designed to increase multiplication fact fluency and recall. Set in a rich, animated science-fiction world, students use their knowledge and recall of multiplication [...]

World Math Day is Back!

It’s time for students around the world to get ready for World Math Day, which will be held on Wednesday, 7 March 2018! World Math Day is the largest math competition in the world, with more than 4 million students from over 17,000 schools in 200 countries, territories and principalities expected to participate again this [...]

Tip Tuesday: How to identify and reward effort with 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 to engage with Mathletics more. Mr Jones wants to be [...]

Ways to incorporate math during sports

Whether your children play on a team, individually or just enjoy watching sports, it’s easy to incorporate math into sports practices and games. How long was practice? Write down the time when you and/or your child are getting out of the car for practice or a game. When you return to the car or other [...]

Math 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 grocery store math activities that not only allow them to be involved with shopping for your family but also incorporate math skills. Cost of Meals Step 1: If [...]

Math at the pool

Going to a pool, swimming in one in your backyard or even taking a trip to the beach are great summer activities. With math all around us, a day near the water can be a great opportunity to develop and practice math skills with our pool math games. These activities can also be completed out [...]

Tip Tuesday – Viewing Student Improvement with Mathletics

Grade 3 teacher, Tom, wants to see an overview of his students’ progress across the school year so far. It’s a busy time of the year – it’s nearing the end of semester and Tom needs accurate reporting data to give him visibility of his students’ improvement and achievement. He also wants to dive deeper [...]

Pythagorean Theorem Day

No matter where in the world you are or how you write the date today (15/08 or 08/15), August 15 2017 is Pythagorean Theorem Day! 8² + 15² =17² OR  15² + 8² = 17² This doesn’t happen every year so it’s mathematically special! Pythagorean Theorem Day or Pythagoras’ Theorem Day can be celebrated today, [...]