# Number Sense Blog

### Mathnasium Impacts Students and Center Owners Alike, Says Article

Jul 3, 2018

Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review

“When they’re good in math, they’re confident in other areas,” said Smita Medhi. mother of two students at...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Find Your Way Using a Coordinate Plane

Jun 27, 2018

It’s a great time of year to get out and about! To travel to beaches and amusement parks, or even just take a bike ride and visit some friends...

### The Name of the Game: Denomination, Quantity, and SAMEness

Jun 25, 2018

When you add two apples with three apples you get five apples. When you add two bananas with three bananas you get five bananas.

### Word Problem Wednesday: Dust Off Your Budgeting And Money Math Skills!

Jun 20, 2018

Budgeting money and cash flow is one of the most important math skills to practice on a regular basis, even for elementary school age students....

### No Use for Algebra? Try Creating "League of Legends" Without It.

Jun 18, 2018

If you want to build the “most played PC video game” in all of North America and Europe, you need math. Lots of it.

Sure, computers do the heavy...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Percents To GROW Your Math Skills!

Jun 13, 2018

If you want a plant to grow, you don’t “leaf” it alone, you take care of it.

### 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...

Jun 6, 2018

### 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...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Measurement and Conversion Math Is Spot-On!

May 30, 2018

Get ready mathletes, because this week’s word problem is dog-gone grrrreat! We make no bones about it, solving this challenge will help you brush...

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