Sunday, September 17, 2017

Matholia Squares Problem for Primary 5/6 Students

Tap A takes 3 minutes to fill a container.
Tap B takes 6 minutes to fill the same container.

If both taps are turned on at the same time, how long will it take to fill the container?

Enter your solution below.
Answer correctly and receive 2 weeks free access to Matholia (!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Introducing Matholia for the Australian Curriculum

Matholia - The world-class primary mathematics portal from Singapore is being aligned to the Australian Curriculum for the 2018 school year. Contact to create a free school account today!

 Matholia information pack for Australian Curriculum

For more information visit the Matholia Australian website -

Friday, February 12, 2016

Virtual manipulaitves in the maths classroom

The use of manipulatives in mathematics are essential for the teaching and learning of abstract concepts. Virtual manipulatives take this to a new level with  engaging graphics with dynamic generation and manipulation. Virtual manipulatives also have an advantage of allowing for universal access (at school or home). Research now suggests that the use of virtual manipulatives can lead to a deeper understanding of concepts when compare with concrete manipulatives.

Here’s a great article from the Center for Implementing Technology in Education on the use of virtual manipulatives in teaching mathematics (

Check out Matholia’s library of over 50 engaging virtual manipulatives found under the Tools tab on the Matholia home page.