Smartick is a fun way to learn math! # All posts by Smartick

Content Creation Team. A multidisciplinary and multicultural team made up of mathematicians, teachers, professors and other education professionals! They strive to create the best math content possible.

Apr13

## What is Multiplication: Steps to Learn and Understand Multiplication What is multiplication? We will explain it in this post! Then we will show some examples using the steps that you should follow to complete multiplication problems, along with a video. What is Multiplication? Multiplication is a mathematical operation that is performed to calculate the result by adding the number as many times as indicated […]

Mar25

## Examples of 3rd Grade Math Word Problems with Solutions In this post, we are going to look at a selection of 3rd grade math word problems in Smartick. We’ll begin by explaining what a word problem is. What is a Word Problem? A word problem is a question or approach, that cannot be answered using one specific operation, but rather a combination of previous […]

Mar11

## Consecutive Interior Angles: What They Are and How to Find Them With Examples In this post, we are going to discover what consecutive interior angles are and how to differentiate them from other types of angles. You will see some examples and even a little quiz. But before we start, let’s review what an angle is. An angle is the portion of a plane between two rays that […]

Feb04

## Examples of Second Grade Word Problems with Solutions In today’s post, we are going to see a selection of Second Grade word problems that usually appear at the end of a Smartick session for children with a second-grade level. You will also get a chance to see the solution for each problem. Ready? Let’s go! How To Correctly Solve Any Problem Read the word […]

Jan15

## What is an Obtuse Angle? In today’s post, we are going to learn about what an obtuse angle is with different examples taken from everyday life and some Smartick exercises. What is an Obtuse Angle? An angle is a space shared by two rays that are joined at the same vertex. We can find different types of angles according to […]

Dec28

## Complementary Angles: What Are They? In today’s post, we are going to learn about what complementary angles are and their properties. After, we will look at some examples and complete a few exercises together. Before we begin, we would recommend reviewing the types of angles that exist. What Are Complementary Angles? Two angles are complementary if the sum of the […]

Nov26

## Perimeter: What Is It and How to Find It for Any Polygon Today we are going to learn to calculate perimeters of geometric figures. But first, let’s start with the definition. What is a Perimeter? A perimeter is what we call the length of the outline of a geometric figure. Therefore, the perimeter is a measurement of length, so it will come in centimeters, inches, and feet, […]

Oct30

## What is a Straight Angle and Examples In today’s post, we will learn what a straight angle is, how many degrees it has, and its properties. We will also practice with some examples. What is a Straight Angle? An angle is a portion of the plane between two rays that are joined by a vertex. A straight angle is the shared space […]

Oct05

## Robby’s New Laboratory. What are Variables in Coding? New Activity in Smartick Coding: The Laboratory Robby is very excited because he has just launched the laboratory! It is a new activity during Coding sessions, the Smartick tool for children to learn programming through playing. Robby’s laboratory is a new environment to teach concepts like the use of variables, input and output, and types […]

May18

## Learn Everything About the Properties of Powers In this post, we are going to explain the properties of powers. We will also try to justify the reasoning for following them. Before we begin, let’s remind ourselves of what a power is. What Is a Power? A power is the product of a number multiplied by itself a certain number of times. In […]

May11

## Diagnostic Questions in Mathematics Education We will continue reflecting on Craig Barton’s book How I Wish I’d Taught Maths on the Smartick blog. Today, we will address the topic of diagnostic questions in mathematics education. Diagnostic Teaching Diagnostic teaching has a long tradition in mathematics education. This approach to teaching mathematics was initially developed in the 1980s, at the University […] 