# Number Sense Blog

### Math-Libs! Halloween Games the Mathnasium Way

Oct 1, 2016

Boo! The spookiest time of the year is upon us once again, and we're celebrating Halloween Mathnasium-style with a fun math game based on the...

Sep 15, 2016

Can your child answer these mental math questions? The results may surprise you!

If they can solve problems at and above grade level, they may...

### Hit the Ground Running With an After-school Math Program and Jumpstart Math Success!

Aug 11, 2016

Goodbye, summer… and hello to a brand new school year full of fun, learning, and potential! As you and your family navigate the back-to-school...

### STEM In Action: How Scientists Use Math in Space

Jun 7, 2016

(Are you a "space ace"? Scientists use math to learn about space ALL the time. They use math to get to space, they use math in space, they use...

### The #1 Tip to Avoid Spreading Math Anxiety in Kids

May 5, 2016

Parents, if there’s one golden nugget of math advice we can pass along to help you set your family up for math success, this Washington Post...

### Star Wars Math for Star Wars Day

May 4, 2016

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Today is Star Wars Day! Forget the Dark Side, today is the perfect day to realize the power of "the Math Side". And we know the...

### Exercises to Improve Beginner Math Skills: Counting and Grouping

Apr 26, 2016

Many times, when students of all ages come to Mathnasium in need of math help, their math troubles can be traced back to a lack of number...

Apr 18, 2016

Parents: April is Math Awareness Month, and we're shining the spotlight on the issue of Algebra Readiness. There's been much media speculation...

### Top Study Tips to Prepare for Math Tests

Mar 31, 2016

Many students come to Mathnasium nervous about math tests. We’d like to share a handful of our study tips to help you tackle each test...

### Mathing With Your Kids: Math Monsters!

Jan 21, 2016

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If there's one thing we love, it's a good math craft... especially when it doubles as a manipulative! Jennifer Schorr's...

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### Favorites

Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/

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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.