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# Number Sense Blog

### How Changing Your Attitude Helps Overcome Your Child’s Math Anxiety

Apr 22, 2019

Before we can help our children overcome math anxiety, we must first address any negative feelings that we, as parents, have on the subject. If...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Logic Machines

Apr 17, 2019

First A, then B, then C. It’s so comforting when events follow a logical progression, and this logic is a wonderfully mathematical concept. Any...

### Word Problem Wednesday: When Life Gives You Oranges, Make Math Problems!

Apr 10, 2019

The best way to start your day is with a good dose of vitamin C and boosted math skills! We wish we could say that our math learning centers...

### Celebrate Mathematics And Statistics Awareness Month This April!

Apr 8, 2019

How do you feel about math? Many people say they either love or hate math, with no middle ground. They think if they aren’t *really good* at it then...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Doing Math With The Three Little Pigs

Mar 27, 2019

*“I’ll huff, and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house down!”*Do you remember which of the 3 little pigs’ house was the one that did NOT blow down?...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice With Amazing Ants

Mar 20, 2019

Did you know that an ant can carry 50 times its own body weight? Or that ants (especially queen ants) live longer than any other insect? Ants are...

### On March 14 (And Every Day) Here’s Why We Should Care About Pi

Mar 14, 2019

Why should we care about pi? The number 3.14… may be irrational, but it can be found all over the natural world. It appears everywhere there's a...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Stan And The Computer Scan

Mar 13, 2019

Q: Why did the computer keep sneezing?A: It had a virus! All joking aside, if you use a computer, you are directly benefiting from math in action!...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Great Mathnasium Baking Show!

Mar 6, 2019

One of the most common “real world math” applications is in cooking and baking. Recipes require a lot of mathematical knowledge, especially if...