# Number Sense Blog

## Mathnasium

### Word Problem Wednesday: Stan And The Computer Scan

Mar 13, 2019

Q: Why did the computer keep sneezing?A: It had a virus! All joking aside, if you use a computer, you are directly benefiting from math in action!...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Great Mathnasium Baking Show!

Mar 6, 2019

One of the most common “real world math” applications is in cooking and baking. Recipes require a lot of mathematical knowledge, especially if...

### Celebrate The Most Famous Number With Our March Math Activity

Mar 1, 2019

March is perhaps our favorite month of the year, because it's the month we celebrate Pi Day! Based on the infinite, irrational number used to...

### The Myth of the Left-Brained Versus Right-Brained Person

Feb 28, 2019

Many believe that to be good in mathematics you need to be left-brained, or a logical and analytical thinker. Whereas if you’re right-brained, or...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Mathematical, Musical Mind Puzzle

Feb 27, 2019

We have quite the fun brain twister in this week’s word problem challenge! This musical mind puzzle offers great math help for kids as it...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Platypus Math Challenge!

Feb 20, 2019

What do you get when you cross a platypus and a long division problem?A mathypus. We know a platypus won’t be looking for math help for kids, but...

Feb 13, 2019

### Word Problem Wednesday: Dolphins, Whales and Math — Oh My!

Feb 6, 2019

We have a whale of a math help for kids word problem this week! Be ready for a challenge, but don’t be scared, you don’t have to be a brain ...

### February Math Help Activity: Math Brings Hearts Together!

Feb 1, 2019

Happy Valentine's Month! This February we want to share our love of math with all of you. At Mathnasium, math help for kids is fun, and our...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice In The Garden

Jan 30, 2019

“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.”...

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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.