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    "Numerical Fluency" vs. Memorizing "Number Facts"

    Jul 30, 2018

    We want to introduce the importance of “numerical fluency” and learning basic “number facts.”

    Picture this scenario. A teacher asks a classroom,...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Teamwork, Robots, and Elementary Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Teamwork, Robots, and Elementary Math

    Jul 25, 2018

    Q: What do you get when you cross a robot and a tractor?A: A Trans-Farmer!We live in the age of technology: cell phones, televisions, computers,...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Campfires, Marshmallows, and Middle-School Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Campfires, Marshmallows, and Middle-School Math

    Jul 18, 2018

    What’s your favorite campfire food? Here at Mathnasium we’re partial s’mores. Not just because they taste soooo delicious, or because they’re...




    Entrepreneur Needs Math to Bring Revolutionary Products to Life

    Entrepreneur Needs Math to Bring Revolutionary Products to Life

    Jul 16, 2018

    You can’t pigeonhole David Horinek. How could you? He’s a chemist, a cryptocurrency inventor,  business owner, and … expert hairdresser? 

    You read...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Soar Ahead With Money Math Practice

    Word Problem Wednesday: Soar Ahead With Money Math Practice

    Jul 11, 2018

    Money math skills are some of the most important, most often used math skills in everyday life. Even kids who may not do much purchasing on a...




    Make Family Travel More Fun with Kids Math Learning Games

    Make Family Travel More Fun with Kids Math Learning Games

    Jul 9, 2018

    Improve your family travel with a few fun and engaging kids math learning games. These are great as kids car games, airplane games, or train games!




    Word Problem Wednesday: Backyard DIY and Middle School Math!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Backyard DIY and Middle School Math!

    Jul 4, 2018

    What project would you like to accomplish over the summer? Whatever it is, you might need math to make it happen. It this week’s word problem...




    Mathnasium Impacts Students and Center Owners Alike, Says Article

    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...




    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Math And The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Jul 2, 2018

    Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite...



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    Roxanne, 12th grade

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