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    When Should Kids Start Learning Math?

    When Should Kids Start Learning Math?

    Feb 5, 2018

    Math is more than just addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. Most math skills are so intuitive to adults that you might not even...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Turn Up The Heat on Everyday Math Skills

    Word Problem Wednesday: Turn Up The Heat on Everyday Math Skills

    Jan 31, 2018

    Do you have sweet everyday math skills? Then it’s time to turn up the heat to practice and improve! Don’t sweat it, take your time to think it...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Photography, Fractions and Percents

    Word Problem Wednesday: Photography, Fractions and Percents

    Jan 24, 2018

    Strike a pose for math improvement! This week’s word problem Wednesday is about a flash sale that would make anybody snap to attention! The...




    Getting Past Counting on Fingers and Toes

    Getting Past Counting on Fingers and Toes

    Jan 17, 2017

    When very young children first learn how to count, they use their fingers as manipulatives (physical objects used to teach math concepts).

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    How to Calculate and Convert Metric System Units of Measure

    How to Calculate and Convert Metric System Units of Measure

    Oct 14, 2016

    Did you know that every year, the week of October 10 is National Metric Week? There are many great reasons to recognize and celebrate the metric...




    STEM In Action: How Scientists Use Math in Space

    STEM In Action: How Scientists Use Math in Space

    Jun 7, 2016

     

    (Are you a "space ace"? Scientists use math to learn about space ALL the time. They use math to get to space, they use math in space, they use...




    Exercises to Improve Beginner Math Skills: Counting and Grouping

    Exercises to Improve Beginner Math Skills: Counting and Grouping

    Apr 26, 2016

     

    Many times, when students of all ages come to Mathnasium in need of math help, their math troubles can be traced back to a lack of number...




    Mathing With Your Kids: Math Monsters!

    Mathing With Your Kids: Math Monsters!

    Jan 21, 2016

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    If there's one thing we love, it's a good math craft... especially when it doubles as a manipulative! Jennifer Schorr's...




    Mathing With Your Kids: Compass Circle Art!

    Mathing With Your Kids: Compass Circle Art!

    Dec 28, 2015

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    We're always looking for fun ways to "math" with our kids—especially considering all the downtime during winter...




    Legos: An Excellent Math Manipulative

    Legos: An Excellent Math Manipulative

    Dec 15, 2015

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    At Mathnasium, we're all about making math make sense to kids. That said, bringing out manipulatives—physical objects used as...



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