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  • Get better insights into your students’ progress with the new Results Panel!

    To be discovered in your Teacher Account! Surprise! You now have access to a great new feature in your Netmath account: the completely redesigned Results Panel! We’ve improved it to give you relevant information on the work completed by your students for each activity. With a completely redesigned results screen…

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  • Fractions and Decimals

    An idea by Valérie Lebel, Math resource teacher Here is a very good idea proposed by our Netmath expert, Simon Lavallée, on how to introduce decimals to your students. An idea used in Valérie Lebel’s classroom, a Math resource teacher at Dollard-des-Ormeaux school of the Central Québec School Board. In…

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  • Sunil Singh and James Tanton Talk About Teaching Math (video)

    A discussion with two Math specialists Have you heard of James Tanton? As a math researcher with more than 10 years’ experience teaching, James is interested in finding ways to bridge the gap between math in the classroom and the creative and fascinating math that mathematicians explore and manipulate in their…

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  • Numerical Logic

    The first challenge of the year! Sonya is celebrating the new year by challenging you with a math puzzle that she knows how to solve! Can you find the two missing numbers that follow the logic of the set? We will give you the answer at the end of the…

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  • The People Behind Netmath: Érika

    Creating fun and dynamic activities to help students develop a love of learning Érika is a content integrator who joined the growing Scolab team less than a year ago. Today, she has a central role in our content team, which creates all the activities that students complete on Netmath. Meet…

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  • Adding Fractions, Demystified!

    Activities used by Valérie Lebel, math resource teacher How does fraction addition work? It’s not easy to understand. We continue our quest for good ideas on how to introduce fractions to elementary school students with our Netmath expert, Simon Lavallée, and Valérie Lebel, an Elementary math resource teacher at Dollard-Des-Ormeaux…

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  • The Best of our Social Media in December

    What you may have missed Here we are, 2017 is very close! But before we start the New Year, let’s take a quick look at what happened this month on our social media.   Getting to grips with fractions: Netmath expert Simon Lavallée presents the excellent ideas of teacher Valérie…

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  • O Christmas Tree!

    Challenge your family with Sonya’s new puzzle Sonya knows that digesting the Christmas meal can leave you a little numb. So to keep the entire family awake until the end of the year, challenge them with this new puzzle that she has concocted… in the spirit of Christmas! This year,…

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  • A Story of Reconciliation… With Mathematics!

    How Marie-Béatrice overcame her fear of math thanks to Netmath This is the story of a student who, in elementary school, had an aversion to mathematics. Marie-Béatrice, who has been identified as exceptional, succeeded in all subjects except this one. With her poor results, Marie-Béatrice’s transition to secondary one was…

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  • The Reasons Why You Should Take Part in The Global Math Project in 2017

    By Sunil Singh, Ambassador for The Global Math Project and Math specialist The end of summer is beautifully signaled by the leaves of trees changing colour. The Fall will announce another beautiful change–how the world sees and explores mathematics! Specifically, the week of October 10 will usher in a color…

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  • The People Behind Netmath: Sunil

    Leadership and Vision from a Math Expert Over his 20 years of classroom experience and a decade of leadership, Sunil has acquired a deep amount of knowledge, particularly around the four distinct curricula: Common Core, Canadian, Cambridge IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate. He also contributes on a regular basis to…

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  • Global Math Week: Join the Movement!

    Netmath, a Global Math Project partner A global movement is underway on our planet! During a whole week in 2017, more than one million people around the world saw mathematics in a new light during the very first Global Math Week, organized by the Global Math Project team. The event…

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  • Fraction Number Sense

    Understanding fractions clearly with Valérie Lebel, math resource teacher. How to approach the understanding of fractions in class? Here is a simple idea that requires few resources but is extremely effective! Our Netmath expert, Simon Lavallée, recently discovered it thanks to Valérie Lebel, an Elementary math resource teacher at Dollard-Des-Ormeaux school…

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  • The 5 Unmissable Activities to Practice Representing Fractions on Netmath

    Ideal for Primary School learning and Secondary School reviewing Representing fractions is a difficult concept to apply even for secondary school students. To help them, here are 4 key activities and 1 exploration that offer visual and various manipulation tools to promote understanding and give meaning to the notion of fraction. I…

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  • The People Behind Netmath: Simon

    A great platform, created by experts You already know Simon a little. He is the brilliant brain behind our series of articles and videos “Our Expert Talks“. In addition to being our Netmath expert, Simon is also e-learning advisor at Scolab. What does that entail? Let him tell you below!…

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