Smartick is an online platform for children to master math in only 15 minutes a day

Oct17

## Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

In a recent post on our blog, we spoke about the importance of working memory in learning mathematics. Memory skills, and exercising memory skills, are critical to any mathematical task such as memorizing multiplication tables or remembering the order of operations and geometric formulas. There are different types of memory, but Smartick Brain games primarily […]

Oct14

## What Is an Angle? How Is It Made?

In today’s post we are going to answer the question, what is an angle? To begin, it would be a good idea for you to review the following link where we have explained the concept of ”straight lines.” Types of Lines Now that you remember straight lines, let’s begin! In order to understand what an […]

Oct09

## What Makes Smartick Different from Mathletics?

Nowadays, we aren’t short of options. We are no longer restricted to only choosing the types of cereal or toothpaste we want. The diversity of alternatives has found its way to important decisions. Now, everything from choosing the type of school to selecting extracurricular online programs are part of the decision-making process. With that being […]

Oct07

## Motivation – Evidence Based Education

In this post, we are going to continue analyzing the book How I Wish I’d Taught Maths by Craig Barton. This book is focused on evidence-based education and today we are going to talk about the second chapter, Motivation. Motivation Models Barton explains that he was a geek and has always like mathematics. However, when he […]

Oct03

## What Sets Smartick Apart from Other Programs?

The goal and mission behind Smartick is quite simple. We want to help children master the foundations of math and develop lifelong traits like perseverance and a strong work ethic along the way. How exactly? The answer is multifaceted and a bit more comprehensive. First and foremost, an online mathematics method that immediately corrects exercises […]

Sep30

## The Associative Property and Mental Math

In today’s post, we will see how useful the associative property can be when we want to do mental math with addition and multiplication. To begin, I would recommend that you review these earlier posts from our blog about the associative property that could be very useful: Addition and Multiplication Multiplication What is the associative […]