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    Word Problem Wednesday: Thanksgiving Travel And Real World Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Thanksgiving Travel And Real World Math

    Nov 21, 2018

    Are you visiting family or friends over the Thanksgiving holiday? If so, your travel plans may be the perfect opportunity to practice your math...




    Save Students From College Debt With Math And STEM Scholarships

    Save Students From College Debt With Math And STEM Scholarships

    Nov 15, 2018

    Student loan debt is an overwhelming reality for students and parents of all backgrounds. 




    Word Problem Wednesday: Doggone Great Kids Math Learning!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Doggone Great Kids Math Learning!

    Nov 14, 2018

    What do dogs do when life gets ruff? They go to the dog park, of course! And what do math students do when life gets rough? They call on...




    Yankee Lives His Dream, Thanks to Mathnasium

    Yankee Lives His Dream, Thanks to Mathnasium

    Nov 8, 2018

    Canaan Smith had a really big dream.




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math and Reading

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math and Reading

    Nov 7, 2018

    (Image of child reading by Tim Pierce)

    Do you love reading? We do! In fact, sometimes we use math as part of our reading. This week’s word problem...




    Thirty Books to Make Kids’ Math Learning Fun

    Thirty Books to Make Kids’ Math Learning Fun

    Nov 1, 2018

    We’re fond of saying that, just as parents read with their children, they should also “math” with their children. Why? Families who engage with...




    November Turkey Math Activity!

    November Turkey Math Activity!

    Nov 1, 2018

    November is here, the month of family, feasting, and giving thanks. It's also a great month for a turkey math activity! Because the holidays are...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math of Nest Building

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math of Nest Building

    Oct 31, 2018

    Q: When does a teacher carry birdseed?A: When there is a parrot-teacher conference! This week’s word problem is tweet-tastic! Practice your...




    An Interview with Mathnasium Chief Instructional Officer, Larry Martinek

    An Interview with Mathnasium Chief Instructional Officer, Larry Martinek

    Oct 29, 2018

    Larry Martinek, “The Man Behind the Method,” is chief instructional officer of Mathnasium Learning Centers. Known for his smile, his stories and...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Art And Craft Of Great Math Skills

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Art And Craft Of Great Math Skills

    Oct 24, 2018

    We love arts and crafts! There’s nothing so satisfying as making something special with your own two hands. And quite often, arts and crafts...



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    Before I came to Mathnasium, I could sum up everything I felt about math in one word: 'EVIL!' I hated math. ... Mathnasium has been my safe haven. They truly have shown me the light when it came to addressing my fear and provided me with the tools that I need to rebuild my prior knowledge so that I won't forget it. Math is no longer a subject I shy away from but it is a subject I can boldly accept and understand.

    Roxanne, 12th grade

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