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Word Problem Wednesday: Social Media And Middle School Math

Aug 15, 2018

We use social media for so many things: Staying connected with family and friends, sharing what’s going on in our lives, following companies and...

How To Choose the Right Calculator (If Any) for Your Child

Aug 13, 2018

Does your child need a calculator for school this year? If so, what kind?  Some of our recommendations may surprise you.

Word Problem Wednesday: Parties, Balloons, and Elementary Math Skills

Aug 8, 2018

Did you know that helium balloons have been used on other planets? That’s right! The Russian space probes Vega 1 and Vega 2 used helium balloons...

Aug 1, 2018

"Numerical Fluency" vs. Memorizing "Number Facts"

Jul 30, 2018

We want to introduce the importance of “numerical fluency” and learning basic “number facts.”

Picture this scenario. A teacher asks a classroom,...

Word Problem Wednesday: Teamwork, Robots, and Elementary Math

Jul 25, 2018

Q: What do you get when you cross a robot and a tractor?A: A Trans-Farmer!We live in the age of technology: cell phones, televisions, computers,...

Word Problem Wednesday: Campfires, Marshmallows, and Middle-School Math

Jul 18, 2018

What’s your favorite campfire food? Here at Mathnasium we’re partial s’mores. Not just because they taste soooo delicious, or because they’re...

Entrepreneur Needs Math to Bring Revolutionary Products to Life

Jul 16, 2018

You can’t pigeonhole David Horinek. How could you? He’s a chemist, a cryptocurrency inventor,  business owner, and … expert hairdresser?

Word Problem Wednesday: Soar Ahead With Money Math Practice

Jul 11, 2018

Money math skills are some of the most important, most often used math skills in everyday life. Even kids who may not do much purchasing on a...

Make Family Travel More Fun with Math Games

Jul 9, 2018

Kids who get bored while traveling often start bickering or complaining, making every minute feel like an hour. Parents are often tempted to give...

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