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    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...




    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...




    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...




    Summer Math Programs Help Kids Avoid Learning Loss

    Summer Math Programs Help Kids Avoid Learning Loss

    May 13, 2017

     

    Incorporating consistent, enjoyable, and meaningful opportunities for math learning into your family’s summer agenda could benefit your kids...




    Hit the Ground Running With an After-school Math Program and Jumpstart Math Success!

    Hit the Ground Running With an After-school Math Program and Jumpstart Math Success!

    Aug 11, 2016

     

    Goodbye, summer… and hello to a brand new school year full of fun, learning, and potential! As you and your family navigate the back-to-school...




    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...




    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...




    Mental Math: From Fahrenheit to Celsius... and Back!

    Mental Math: From Fahrenheit to Celsius... and Back!

    Dec 8, 2015

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    Winter break is almost here! If you're spending the holiday season traveling outside the United States, or visiting the...



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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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