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    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math Of Taking A Walk

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math Of Taking A Walk

    Jun 19, 2019

    Would you believe it if we told you that a dog could tutor for math? It’s true! Well...kind of. We’re featuring a few shelter dogs in this week’s...




    The Math Of Soccer (Fútbol) And The FIFA World Cup

    The Math Of Soccer (Fútbol) And The FIFA World Cup

    Jun 17, 2019

    Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Planting The Seeds Of Math Greatness!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Planting The Seeds Of Math Greatness!

    Jun 12, 2019

    When the weather gets nice and school gets out it means it's time to take the math learning outdoors! Sometimes practical application can make the...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The First Recorded Female Mathematician

    Word Problem Wednesday: The First Recorded Female Mathematician

    Jun 5, 2019

    Hypatia was a Greek mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, and lecturer, and one of the first female mathematicians in recorded history. She...




    Beat The Summer Slide. Enjoy Summer Success Instead!

    Beat The Summer Slide. Enjoy Summer Success Instead!

    Jun 1, 2019

    When summer comes, the knowledge your child worked hard for all school year is in danger of slipping away. This is especially true for math: On...




    Word Problem Wednesday: A Challenge You Can Sink Your Teeth Into!

    Word Problem Wednesday: A Challenge You Can Sink Your Teeth Into!

    May 29, 2019

    Q: Why are dentists such good problem solvers?A: They’re experienced at getting to the root of a problem.You know who else is experienced at...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Money Math Around Town

    Word Problem Wednesday: Money Math Around Town

    May 22, 2019

    Money, making purchases, and ensuring you get correct change is one of the most common ways we use math on a daily basis. Nobody wants to be left...




    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...



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    Roxanne, 12th grade

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