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    Thirty Books to Make Kids’ Math Learning Fun

    Thirty Books to Make Kids’ Math Learning Fun

    Nov 1, 2018

    We’re fond of saying that, just as parents read with their children, they should also “math” with their children. Why? Families who engage with...




    November Turkey Math Activity!

    November Turkey Math Activity!

    Nov 1, 2018

    November is here, the month of family, feasting, and giving thanks. It's also a great month for a turkey math activity! Because the holidays are...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math of Nest Building

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Math of Nest Building

    Oct 31, 2018

    Q: When does a teacher carry birdseed?A: When there is a parrot-teacher conference! This week’s word problem is tweet-tastic! Practice your...




    An Interview with Mathnasium Chief Instructional Officer, Larry Martinek

    An Interview with Mathnasium Chief Instructional Officer, Larry Martinek

    Oct 29, 2018

    Larry Martinek, “The Man Behind the Method,” is chief instructional officer of Mathnasium Learning Centers. Known for his smile, his stories and...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Art And Craft Of Great Math Skills

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Art And Craft Of Great Math Skills

    Oct 24, 2018

    We love arts and crafts! There’s nothing so satisfying as making something special with your own two hands. And quite often, arts and crafts...







    Unveiling the Math in National Elections

    Unveiling the Math in National Elections

    Oct 22, 2018

    Our elections have math at their core, and we want children — our future leaders — to understand these fundamentals. ”Election math” is also a...




    Designing a Dynamic Pet Dinosaur: Mattel’s Michael Kadile

    Designing a Dynamic Pet Dinosaur: Mattel’s Michael Kadile

    Oct 18, 2018

     

    Michael Kadile has one of the coolest jobs on the planet. A lead product designer at Mattel, he’s the creative mind behind this season’s hot...




    Math Activity: Halloween Math Libs!

    Math Activity: Halloween Math Libs!

    Oct 18, 2018

    Math has never been so fun—and so funny—as with Mathnasium's Halloween Math Libs™! This thematic October math activity invites you to remember all...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Weights, Measures, And A Very Heavy Snowman

    Word Problem Wednesday: Weights, Measures, And A Very Heavy Snowman

    Oct 17, 2018

    🎵Do you want to build a snowman?🎶 Exactly how big (or heavy) a snowman do you think you could make? In this week’s word problem challenge, Anna...



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    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.

    Roxanne, 12th grade

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