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    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...




    Why “Number Sense” Is the Beginning of All Math Ability

    Why “Number Sense” Is the Beginning of All Math Ability

    Jan 29, 2018

    Ever hear your child or another student talk about math class and say, “That stuff doesn’t make sense to me!”? That’s pretty typical, and it’s...




    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...




    Math Help for Students: Study Tips for Math Tests

    Math Help for Students: Study Tips for Math Tests

    Mar 31, 2017

     

    Many students come to Mathnasium nervous about math tests. We’d like to share a handful of our study tips to help you tackle each test...




    Is Your Child Struggling, On Track, Or Ahead in Math?

    Is Your Child Struggling, On Track, Or Ahead in Math?

    Sep 15, 2016

     

    Can your child answer these mental math questions? The results may surprise you!

    If they can solve problems at and above grade level, they may...




    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...




    Top Study Tips to Prepare for Math Tests

    Top Study Tips to Prepare for Math Tests

    Mar 31, 2016

     

    Many students come to Mathnasium nervous about math tests. We’d like to share a handful of our study tips to help you tackle each test...




    The Home Stretch: Four Ways to Keep Your Child Motivated

    The Home Stretch: Four Ways to Keep Your Child Motivated

    Nov 19, 2015

     

    There are only a few weeks left until the end of the fall semester and winter break is on the horizon! However, there’s a strong chance that...







    Left-Brain or Right Brain? Math and the Creative Mind

    Left-Brain or Right Brain? Math and the Creative Mind

    Jan 14, 2015

     

     

    Dear Larry,

    No matter how hard I work to improve my grades in math, I just can’t seem to understand it. I’m a right-brained creative person,...



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    Roxanne, 12th grade

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