# Number Sense Blog

## Mathnasium

### Mathnasium Student Doubles Her SAT Score

Jan 24, 2019

Earns a \$60K Scholarship at her First-Choice College

### Word Problem Wednesday: Big Trucks Make For Big Math Problems

Jan 23, 2019

Q: How do they throw a party on a construction site?A: They raise the roof!When you need elementary math help, Mathnasium is the place to come!...

### Numbers “Talk” for This Storyteller

Jan 17, 2019

Charlene Blohm’s marketing company relies on math to tell the stories of company and client success.

### Word Problem Wednesday: A Math Problem To Save Your Sole

Jan 16, 2019

Step on up, we’ve got some great kids’ math learning right here! No need to toe the line, our word problem challenge is so intriguing, you’ll want...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Balto The Sled Dog Saves Nome, Alaska

Jan 9, 2019

When the residents of Nome, Alaska needed medical help, Balto the sled dog came through for them. When kids need elementary math help, or when...

### 10 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Improve Kids Math Learning in 2019

Jan 2, 2019

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, it’s always a good time to make great choices about your kids' math learning! A student’s improvement...

### Word Problem Wednesday: How BIG Is A Woolly Mammoth?

Jan 2, 2019

How big is BIG? Is a caveman big? How about a woolly mammoth? How much bigger than a caveman do you think a woolly mammoth would be?Kids math...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Birthday Candle Challenge

Dec 26, 2018

🎵 Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you... 🎵How old is Barb? Sometimes it’s just not proper to ask someone how old they are. Luckily, we...

### Archeologist, Anthropologist...Crime Fighter?

Dec 20, 2018

Jeffrey Brantingham’s predictive policing software helps protect one out of every 33 people in the U.S.

(UCLA Anthropologist P. Jeffrey...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Figure Out The Math Of Falling Leaves

Dec 19, 2018

Q: What did the little tree say to the bully tree?A: Leaf me alone.If that joke doesn’t grow on you, keep reading, we have a challenge that’s so...

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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.