# Number Sense Blog

### Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

Feb 12, 2018

Every single day, Hillel Smith uses math to create art. It’s not “fractal art” or computer-driven design. He simply needs math to produce the...

### 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...

Apr 18, 2016

Parents: April is Math Awareness Month, and we're shining the spotlight on the issue of Algebra Readiness. There's been much media speculation...

### 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...

### Geometry

May 13, 2015

Let's learn about and explore the world of Geometry before we dive into the fifth and final Operation Mathlete challenge!

As most high...

### Operation Mathlete: Geometry Challenge

May 12, 2015

It's time for our mathletes to take on their next concept: Geometry! Max, Sky, and Shana have been learning and training hard with their math...

### Proportional Thinking

Apr 24, 2015

Let's learn and explore the world of Proportional Thinking before we dive into the fourth Operation Mathlete challenge!

Numbers, big and...

### Parents, Do You “Math” With Your Child?

Feb 5, 2015

Most parents are eager to help their children do well in school, but they’re not giving them the tools necessary for success in their math...

### 5 Study Tips for a New School Year of Math Improvement

Jan 2, 2015

Whether your child is behind in math or learning beyond their grade level, chances are they could improve their math competency this school...

### Math Test-Taking Strategies to Boost Confidence

Mar 14, 2014

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### Favorites

Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/

National PTA: http://www.pta.org/

NCTM: http://www.nctm.org/

Numberphile: http://www.numberphile.com/

PTO Today: http://www.ptotoday.com/

STEM Connector: http://blog.stemconnector.org/

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.