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    Word Problem Wednesday: Alligators Are Scary, Math Is Not

    Word Problem Wednesday: Alligators Are Scary, Math Is Not

    May 15, 2019

    Have you ever seen a white alligator? No, not the ghost of an alligator, an actual white alligator! We aren’t telling you a tall-tale, white...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Take Tutoring In Math Wherever You Go!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Take Tutoring In Math Wherever You Go!

    May 8, 2019

    Where in the world would you like to travel, and how might you use your math education to plan your travels? If you visit nearby locations you...




    5 Ways To Thank A Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week

    5 Ways To Thank A Teacher During Teacher Appreciation Week

    May 6, 2019

    “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” -Henry Adams

    Teachers are the unsung heroes of our society. After...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Casting Light On Elementary School Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Casting Light On Elementary School Math

    May 1, 2019

    Q: What’s bigger than you but doesn’t weigh anything?A: Your shadow!We don’t mean to be shady, but lean in and listen up, because we have a...




    10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide and Keep Math Skills Sharp

    10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide and Keep Math Skills Sharp

    Apr 29, 2019

    While summer is the time for fun in the sun, it’s also when your child’s math knowledge is in danger of slipping away. On average, students lose...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Counting Cookies

    Word Problem Wednesday: Counting Cookies

    Apr 24, 2019

    Get ready, because this week’s word problem challenge is sweet! If your tutor for math brings up cookies as part of your math help you know the...




    How Changing Your Attitude Helps Overcome Your Child’s Math Anxiety

    How Changing Your Attitude Helps Overcome Your Child’s Math Anxiety

    Apr 22, 2019

    Before we can help our children overcome math anxiety, we must first address any negative feelings that we, as parents, have on the subject. If...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Logic Machines

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Logic Machines

    Apr 17, 2019

    First A, then B, then C. It’s so comforting when events follow a logical progression, and this logic is a wonderfully mathematical concept. Any...




    Word Problem Wednesday: When Life Gives You Oranges, Make Math Problems!

    Word Problem Wednesday: When Life Gives You Oranges, Make Math Problems!

    Apr 10, 2019

    The best way to start your day is with a good dose of vitamin C and boosted math skills! We wish we could say that our math learning centers...




    Celebrate Mathematics And Statistics Awareness Month This April!

    Celebrate Mathematics And Statistics Awareness Month This April!

    Apr 8, 2019

    How do you feel about math? Many people say they either love or hate math, with no middle ground. They think if they aren’t really good at it then...



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