# Number Sense Blog

## Mathnasium

### Word Problem Wednesday: A Lot of Apples!

Nov 20, 2019

Give this sweet word problem a try and you’ll be the apple of our eye! If you want to “bowl over” your tutor in math, all you have to do is...

### Is My Child Gifted? 8 Telltale Signs.

Nov 18, 2019

If you’re wondering whether your child is intellectually advanced, the answer isn’t always easy to find. According to the National Association for...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Collecting Seashells

Nov 13, 2019

We take our role as the leading kids’ tutor in math very seriously, but that doesn’t mean that our after school tutoring practice has to be...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Firefly Math

Nov 6, 2019

Nothing “flashy” here, but we have a great word problem challenge that we think you’ll love! Don’t worry that the problem will “bug” you, it’s so...

### November's Thanksgiving Math Activity

Nov 1, 2019

Thanksgiving is all about getting together with friends and family to share our bounty, our love and friendship. It's also the perfect time to...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Halloween Candy!

Oct 30, 2019

It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means… Halloween candy! If you’re lucky, your math tutor can use the treasure from your...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Scavenger Hunt!

Oct 23, 2019

Twenty-three kids in an after school tutoring program are having fun learning math. That’s because their math tutor is using fun and games to help...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Playing Cards with Ace and Addy

Oct 16, 2019

Math can be found in the most unexpected of places. In fact, some of our most beloved games involve using and practicing math ⁠— and we may not...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Sea Turtles and Their Numbers

Oct 9, 2019

Even math tutors love sea turtles. What’s not to love about these beautiful creatures that live 50 years or more and can travel upwards of 12,000...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Can Camels Do Math?

Oct 2, 2019

Humans need water regularly. We are supposed to drink about 8 glasses of water a day, and we can only go about 4 days (give or take) without...

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### Favorites

Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/

National PTA: http://www.pta.org/

NCTM: http://www.nctm.org/

Numberphile: http://www.numberphile.com/

PTO Today: http://www.ptotoday.com/

STEM Connector: http://blog.stemconnector.org/

Before I came to Mathnasium, I could sum up everything I felt about math in one word: 'EVIL!' I hated math. ... Mathnasium has been my safe haven. They truly have shown me the light when it came to addressing my fear and provided me with the tools that I need to rebuild my prior knowledge so that I won't forget it. Math is no longer a subject I shy away from but it is a subject I can boldly accept and understand.