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Mathspace

Key Stage: 
Primary 4 - 6
Secondary 1 - 3
Secondary 4 - 6
KLA: 
Mathematics Education

Key Stage

♦ Primary 4 - 6        ♦ Secondary 1 - 3        ♦ Secondary 4 - 6

KLA: 

♦ Mathematics Education

 

Introduction – An interactive Maths application which emphasises on thinking process

The content in Mathspace matches with the curriculum in Hong Kong, it puts much emphasis on learners’ thinking process in solving questions. To cater for learning diversity, Mathspace offers Adaptive mode task types, hints and timely feedback. Learners can draw mathematics symbols and numbers with their fingers on mobile devices which makes learning Maths a fun and engaging experience.

 

Features in Learning and Teaching

  • User interface – ‘Planner’ is where teachers manage and assign learning and teaching tasks. Teachers can overview performance and administrate their classes.

  • Assessment mode – Teachers can choose among the three types of tasks in Mathspace.

    • ‘Adaptive Task’ – The system will feed questions to a learner according to the result of each question. Capable students will receive a harder question while an easy question will be fed to students who need more assistance.

    • ‘Custom Task’ – Questions from various topics and levels can be chosen and combined which could then be assigned as homework or assessment.

    • ‘Fast-track Task’ – It gives teachers an idea of how much a class knows about a topic before and after teaching.

  • Handwriting recognition – Mathspace recognises mathematics symbols and numbers drawn on mobile devices. It helps students focus on solving Maths questions.

  • Assistance – When a learner is stuck, he/she can receive hints and videos. Each step will be recorded and evaluated. Learners can be prompted whenever they need help. It encourages learners to try to explore on different topics.

  • Learning reports – All the steps made in solving a question will be recorded. Teachers can identify strengths and weaknesses of each learner and fine-tune their teaching plans or strategies.

  • Teaching materials – Rich resources are available in ‘eBook’ which help teachers in lesson preparation and students in knowing more about certain topics.

 

Demo Video

 

Support platform

 Available on the App Store Get it on Google play  Browse by Web

*No longer supports phones. Users could use the app on tablets or iPads, or use the web version on phones.

Teacher

1. User Guide of Teacher Account  

2. Curriculum Mapping Document

3. Login

4. Choosing Curriculum

 

5. Searching for Learning and Teaching Materials by Topics

 

6. Searching for Learning and Teaching Materials by ebook+

 

7. Creating Task

 

8. Viewing Report

 

Student

1. User Guide of Student Account  

2. Login

 

3. Searching for Learning and Teaching Materials by Topics

 

4. Searching for Learning and Teaching Materials by ebook+

 

5. Learning record

 

eREAP 2019/20 Briefing Session

Speaker: Mr Tse Lai-pan, Head of IT in Education Committee, Christ College

 

Mathspace in Mathematics Lesson (Secondary school)

 

Sharing from Mathematics teachers

 

Sharing from students (Secondary Mathematics)

Mathspace Refresher Training Workshop and Community Building Activity

Date: 14th November, 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Speaker:
School Experience Sharing
- Mr Lau Shing Wing (St. Margaret's Co-Educational English Secondary & Primary School),
Refresher Training Workshop
- Ms Chan Lai Yan (Country Manager, Hong Kong & Macau, Mathspace)

 

 

Mathspace Training Workshop Review

Date: 24th February, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Login

1. How do teachers and students log in?

Click ‘LOG IN ’ at Mathspace website. Choose ‘Login with HKEdCity’. In the popup window, enter HKEdCity login name and password, then click ‘Sign in’.

2. Any special points to note for first time login?

Before proceeding, authorise HKEdCity to permit Mathspace accessing your profile, which will last until 31 Aug 2019.

Students must login and accept terms mentioned in (i) before teachers could see them in the teacher’s user interface.

3. What support platforms available?

Mathsapce is available in both web, Android, iOS and Windows app versions. For more details on system requirements, please click here

Accounts

4. What are the steps to add new teacher or student accounts?

Please advise your School Administrator to update teacher or student account information in HKEdCity’s School Accounts Administration System. Then, kindly send email to ereap@hkedcity.net for reference.

Learning and Teaching

For teachers

5. Can I create custom group?

Creating custom group is unavailable at this moment.

6. How should I choose between Adaptive Task and Custom Task?

Adaptive task is ability-driven, questions will be assigned according to students’ ability. The system chooses an appropriate question for each individual student. Custom task allows a teacher to pick and choose questions from different topics. Teachers can use the former to test understanding of a topic while the latter for consolidation and remedy. 

7. What do I see in Mastery?

All activities attempted by a student is recorded in Mastery, including those not assigned by teachers. Self-learning progress can be tracked.

8. What do I see in Grades?

Each and every task assigned is saved here, it can be exported and served as student report cards.

 

Teaching resources could be found here to help teachers kick off using eResources in learning and teaching, and experience the benefits.

 

Teaching Idea: Encouraging Self-directed Learning

In order to encourage students’ self-directed learning, teachers often worry about how to provide self-learning materials to students. The following recommendations suggest ways that teachercould use Mathwspace to encourage self-direced learning among students.

[Download Teaching Idea]

Teaching Idea: Tips for Activities Planning

The purposes of pre-lesson, during-lesson and post-lesson activities vary, and there are usually learning diversities among students. That is why teachers need well-designed activities to address these needs in a timely and appropriate manner. The following recommendations encourage teachers to use the three practice modes on Mathspace flexibly, with thoughtful settings to meet the multi-faceted needs of learning and teaching.

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Teaching Idea: Fast-track Task for Pre- and Post-lesson Learning

Teachers can make use of Adaptive tasks on Mathspace to help students understand their strengths and weaknesses either before or after learning a new topic, and to better plan their learning or revision schedule.

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Teaching Idea: Adaptive Task for Personalised Learning

Every student has a unique way of learning. Teachers can make use of Adaptive tasks on Mathspace to help students take the lead of personalised learning, and to understand a Mathematics concept at their own pace until they can master it.

[Download Teaching Idea]

Teaching Idea: Custom Task

Custom Task on Mathspace is a powerful tool for students to clear basic Mathematics concepts and get ready for challenges ahead. In this teaching idea, steps and tips for creating Custom Task will be introduced. Recommended topics for senior primary and secondary levels are also included. 

[Download Teaching Idea]​