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    Mathing With Your Kids: Math Monsters!

    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...




    STEM Career Spotlight: Alyssa Frazee, Machine Learning Engineer

    STEM Career Spotlight: Alyssa Frazee, Machine Learning Engineer

    Jan 19, 2016

     

    Every day, Machine Learning Engineer Alyssa Frazee uses math to fight crime... and we have to admit, her job title sounds pretty cool, too!...




    Mathing With Your Kids: Compass Circle Art!

    Mathing With Your Kids: Compass Circle Art!

    Dec 28, 2015

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    We're always looking for fun ways to "math" with our kids—especially considering all the downtime during winter...




    Legos: An Excellent Math Manipulative

    Legos: An Excellent Math Manipulative

    Dec 15, 2015

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    At Mathnasium, we're all about making math make sense to kids. That said, bringing out manipulatives—physical objects used as...




    Mental Math: From Fahrenheit to Celsius... and Back!

    Mental Math: From Fahrenheit to Celsius... and Back!

    Dec 8, 2015

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    Winter break is almost here! If you're spending the holiday season traveling outside the United States, or visiting the...







    Focus by Design: Your Child's Study Space

    Focus by Design: Your Child's Study Space

    Nov 20, 2015

     

    As your child settles in for a productive evening of homework and studying, does he or she have a study space that promotes mental efficiency...




    The Home Stretch: Four Ways to Keep Your Child Motivated

    The Home Stretch: Four Ways to Keep Your Child Motivated

    Nov 19, 2015

     

    There are only a few weeks left until the end of the fall semester and winter break is on the horizon! However, there’s a strong chance that...







    How to Make and Achieve Math Goals With Your Kids this New School Year

    How to Make and Achieve Math Goals With Your Kids this New School Year

    Oct 13, 2015

     

    As the new school year gains momentum, we hope that your family is able to pause for a moment and reflect on their math goals for the rest of...



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    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.

    Roxanne, 12th grade

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