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    "Put Things In Order" Foundational Math Activity For Kids And Family

    Apr 2, 2018

    Putting things in order is one of the first foundational math concepts kids begin to understand. Smallest to largest, youngest to oldest, shortest...




    Yippee! April is Math and Stats Awareness Month!

    Yippee! April is Math and Stats Awareness Month!

    Apr 2, 2018

    Calling math enthusiasts everywhere! April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month. Now's the time to increase the understanding and...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Science-Fiction Fun With Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Science-Fiction Fun With Math

    Mar 28, 2018

    If you had a time machine, when in history--or into the future--would you go? It’s fun to think about what we might do with time travel, but even...




    Making Monsters Move with Math: Technical Director David Kim

    Making Monsters Move with Math: Technical Director David Kim

    Mar 26, 2018

    You’re in 4th grade, dreaming about what you want to do when you grow up. What could possibly be cooler, you think, than bringing the characters...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Is Just Peachy

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Is Just Peachy

    Mar 21, 2018

    “There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't even started wondering about yet.”   ―Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach...




    Why Summer Camp and Math Programs are a Great Pair

    Why Summer Camp and Math Programs are a Great Pair

    Mar 19, 2018

     Summer is just around the corner. Do you know what your kids will be doing? While kids may dream of days filled with swimming, ice cream, and too...




    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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