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    Word Problem Wednesday: Firefly Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Firefly Math

    Nov 6, 2019

    Nothing “flashy” here, but we have a great word problem challenge that we think you’ll love! Don’t worry that the problem will “bug” you, it’s so...




    November's Thanksgiving Math Activity

    November's Thanksgiving Math Activity

    Nov 1, 2019

    Thanksgiving is all about getting together with friends and family to share our bounty, our love and friendship. It's also the perfect time to...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Halloween Candy!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Halloween Candy!

    Oct 30, 2019

    It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means… Halloween candy! If you’re lucky, your math tutor can use the treasure from your...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Scavenger Hunt!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Scavenger Hunt!

    Oct 23, 2019

    Twenty-three kids in an after school tutoring program are having fun learning math. That’s because their math tutor is using fun and games to help...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Playing Cards with Ace and Addy

    Word Problem Wednesday: Playing Cards with Ace and Addy

    Oct 16, 2019

    Math can be found in the most unexpected of places. In fact, some of our most beloved games involve using and practicing math ⁠— and we may not...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Sea Turtles and Their Numbers

    Word Problem Wednesday: Sea Turtles and Their Numbers

    Oct 9, 2019

    Even math tutors love sea turtles. What’s not to love about these beautiful creatures that live 50 years or more and can travel upwards of 12,000...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Can Camels Do Math?

    Word Problem Wednesday: Can Camels Do Math?

    Oct 2, 2019

    Humans need water regularly. We are supposed to drink about 8 glasses of water a day, and we can only go about 4 days (give or take) without...




    Celebrate Halloween all month long with October math activity!

    Celebrate Halloween all month long with October math activity!

    Oct 1, 2019

    Remember how much fun it was to play connect the dots, creating pictures that seemed to “appear” from nowhere? We do! And we’re celebrating...




    What Do the Autumn Equinox and the Equal Sign Have in Common?

    What Do the Autumn Equinox and the Equal Sign Have in Common?

    Sep 23, 2019

    Today is the Autumnal Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere! Sometimes considered the beginning of fall, the autumnal equinox is actually one of...




    International Sudoku Day Activity!

    International Sudoku Day Activity!

    Sep 4, 2019

     

    September 9th is International Sudoku Day, and we want to help you celebrate right with fun and challenging Sudoku activities! These puzzles are...



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