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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!

    Tangible ideas by Valérie Lebel, Elementary 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…

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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 signalled by the leaves of trees changing colour. In 2017, the Fall will announce another beautiful change–how the world sees and explores mathematics! Specifically, the week of October 10 will usher in…

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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 with Netmath

    Scolab, a Global Math Project partner The holiday season has arrived and we are almost at the start of a new year. If some of you are saddened to see 2016 end, rest assured, you are guarantee 2017 is going to be amazing! A global movement is underway on the…

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  • Fraction Number Sense

    Understanding fractions clearly, by Valérie Lebel, Elementary 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…

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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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  • Fractions: 3 Concrete Ideas to Overcome Them!

    The ideas of Valérie Lebel, teacher Fractions, a key point in the mathematics curriculum that, if not well understood from their introduction at the elementary level, are likely to pose some difficulties for students later on. To help you in this complex task, our Netmath expert, Simon Lavallée, has set…

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  • The Best of our Social Media in November

    What happened this month? A brief roundup for those of you who were not too present on Facebook and Twitter in November. Here is an overview of what should not to be missed this month on our social media!   Netmath met you! This month, we attended several major events…

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  • The People Behind Netmath: Tom

    Well-being and happiness in the heart of business On July 12, 2004, Tom founded Scolab, the studio that created and develops Netmath, with his friends Carl, Jean-Philippe and Steve. He is now the Sales, Support and Marketing Director. Two missions drive Tom’s days: the relationship with the customer and the…

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  • Releasing the Joy of Learning With a Specialist in Mathematics Education

    When educators work closely with Netmath Releasing the Joy of Learning: Why? How? The anxiety developed in the face of the inability to answer a mathematical question generates distress in children. A distress that we tend to underestimate. Colette Picard, an orthopedagogue and PhD in Mathematics Education, teaches at the…

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