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  • The People Behind Netmath : Richard

    His mission: create useful, unique and innovative tools Richard joined the Scolab team this year. Meet our product manager. Me at Scolab For almost 20 years, I have been working in education and development of educational material, from traditional publishing to technology. My current role within Scolab is to develop…

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  • Les gens derrière Netmath: Luc

    L’humain avant tout! De la première prise en main à un usage quotidien de Netmath, Luc vous accompagne pour vous aider à utiliser de manière optimale cet outil pensé pour faciliter l’enseignement et l’apprentissage des mathématiques. Luc, c’est notre responsable des comptes scolaires pour Netmath.ca. Si vous êtes à l’affût…

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  • The Mystery Triangle

    Sonya puts your brain to the test! Sonya wants to check if you are ready for the end of year exams and has given you a new challenge! Place the numbers 1 to 9 in the circles of the triangle so that the sum of the numbers on each side…

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  • Find the missing number

    Start the month off on the right foot with one of Sonya’s challenges! For Sonya’s early May challenge, find the number that replaces the question mark. Did you find it? Try solving more of Sonya’s brain teasers, then put your students and friends to the test!

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  • Like a fish trying to go with the flow

    April challenge Here is Sonya’s April challenge for you! A fish is swimming against the current. Move only 3 of the 8 matches to make it swim in the opposite direction. Did you figure out which matches you can move? No? Click here to get the solution. Give Sonya’s other challenges…

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  • The People behind Netmath: Carl

    President and co-founder of Netmath Netmath is the brainchild of two very inquisitive minds: that of teacher Claude Laverdure and of young computer science graduate Carl Malartre. A Secondary 1 and 2 mathematics teacher, Claude designed small, educational software modules for his students. He suggested that Carl make them available…

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  • Only one match away from the answer!

    The last brain teaser of the month For this last brain teaser of the month, Sonya challenges you to find the number “5” by moving only one match stick. You will find the answer here. Try to solve more of Sonya’s puzzles.  

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  • Optical illusion

    Sonya has dreamed up a new brain teaser! Ready? Sonya has another challenging puzzle for you this month. Can you tell which of the two is greater: the total area of yellow or the total area of blue? You will find the answer here. Try to solve more of Sonya’s puzzles.  

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  • An ace behind the wheel

    A new challenge to jumpstart the month of March! Not only is Sonya great at creating puzzles, she is also an outstanding driver. Today, she challenges you to find the number of the space where she parked. You will find the answer here. Try to solve more of Sonya’s puzzles.

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  • From chalkboard to Netmath: the direction of education

    What is our heritage? I remember when I was about 12 years old, my homeroom teacher talked about the chalkboard, once considered to be the latest technology. I laughed; in fact, we all did. I thought to myself, a chalkboard is not wired, it doesn’t play music or play movies.…

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  • Our expert answers #2 : How to Release the Math Genius in Everyone

    Our expert answers your question in a video There may be some Math geniuses among your students… but how can you find out? The answer is quite simple: make them love Math! One of the best way to awaken their interest is to use the element of “surprise”. Following the publication…

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  • Figures and letters

    Let’s start the month with Sony’s latest puzzle! Did you solve Sonya’s previous challenges?  Well, there is another one! It’s your turn! To see the solution, click here.

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  • Our expert answers #1 : Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

    The lost gateway to mathematics In this video, our expert Sunil comes to back to his article published earlier about 21st century Math education and explain in regard to new State Standards how to help children to find the lost gateway to mathematics. Please share and let us know what you…

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  • En image: les tablettes à l’école

      Quels sont les impacts de l’utilisation quotidienne de ces outils technologiques en classe ? Après être entrée massivement dans les foyers, la tablette numérique pénètre de plus en plus dans les salles de classes comme support de cours. Et ça, Apple, pour ne citer qu’eux, l’a bien compris. Avec…

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  • In picture: tablets in school

    What are the effects of a daily use of these in class? After massively entering our homes, tablets get into classrooms as a lesson support tool. Tablet manufacturer Apple, to name but one, has understood that very well. With the new iOS 9.3, schools are the first to benefit from…

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