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    9 Fun Activities to Prevent Summer Learning Loss (and Boost Math Skills)

    9 Fun Activities to Prevent Summer Learning Loss (and Boost Math Skills)

    Jun 11, 2018

    Long summer days invite the family to spend extra time relaxing, playing, and connecting. Many parents also look for ways bolster their children’s...




    Math In The Real World: Division Math Activity

    Math In The Real World: Division Math Activity

    Jun 1, 2018

    Many kids first begin to learn division through the concept of sharing. Sharing (or dividing) objects between friends or into groups equally is an...




    Math In The Real World: Multiplication Math Activity

    Math In The Real World: Multiplication Math Activity

    May 1, 2018

    Putting things into groups is a common first math activity for young kids. In fact, most children will begin doing this on their own: pairing...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Makes Healthy Habits

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Makes Healthy Habits

    Apr 25, 2018

    Do you have healthy habits? This can mean a lot of different things: Eating and drinking foods that are good for you, exercising regularly,...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Makes Elementary Math As Easy As Pie

    Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Makes Elementary Math As Easy As Pie

    Apr 18, 2018

    Everyday math challenges are as easy as pie when you practice a little bit every day!




    How To Prevent “Summer Learning Loss” in Math

    How To Prevent “Summer Learning Loss” in Math

    Apr 17, 2018

    When is your child better at math—at the end of a grade level or at the beginning of the next grade?   

    If you answered, “end of a grade level,”...




    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!



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