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    Word Problem Wednesday: Music, Multiplication, and Real Life Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Music, Multiplication, and Real Life Math

    Mar 14, 2018

    “There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” -Pythagoras

    Math and music go hand in hand, even...




    "Wholes and Parts" (Number Sense Series, Part 2)

    Mar 13, 2018

    Number Sense is the ability to appreciate the size and scale of numbers in the context of the question at hand. Three elements establish Number...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Wake Up Call for Elementary School Math Skills

    Word Problem Wednesday: Wake Up Call for Elementary School Math Skills

    Mar 7, 2018

    If a rooster crowing wakes you up with the sun, when does a duck wake you up?Answer: At the “quack” of dawn!




    Catching Up with Talya Rejtman, 2017

    Catching Up with Talya Rejtman, 2017 "Instructor of the Year"

    Mar 5, 2018

    Being a Mathnasium instructor changed Talya Rejtman’s life forever. Not because she was voted Mathnasium’s 2017 “Instructor of the Year,” although...




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    Practice "Math In The Real World" With This Fun Subtraction Activity!

    Mar 1, 2018

    Parents, you know how important it is to read with your kids every day, but did you know that it's just as important to "math" with your kids...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Using Math Skills In Science Fair Projects

    Word Problem Wednesday: Using Math Skills In Science Fair Projects

    Feb 28, 2018

     

    What goes into making award-winning science fair projects? Why MATH, of course! Math is a key component of all science fair projects....




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Skills And Career Opportunities

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Skills And Career Opportunities

    Feb 21, 2018

    A strong math foundation nurtures problem solving skills that will last a lifetime, skills that not only lead to improved math grades in school...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Extend Your Reach

    Word Problem Wednesday: Extend Your Reach

    Feb 14, 2018

    Hey,  problem solvers!  This week’s Word Problem Wednesday is going to help you extend your reach.  Put your math skills to the test in today’s...




    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Feb 12, 2018

     

    Every single day, Hillel Smith uses math to create art. It’s not “fractal art” or computer-driven design. He simply needs math to produce the...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

    Word Problem Wednesday: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

    Feb 7, 2018

    Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs, but you can always count on math to give you a smooth ride! In this week’s word problem...



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