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    Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA

    Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA

    Oct 1, 2018

     

    Sixty years ago, on October 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as we know it was established and our world was...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Help For Kids And… Droids!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Help For Kids And… Droids!

    Sep 26, 2018

    (Image courtesy of LucasFilm.)

    Q: Why did the droid cross the road? A: To get to the Dark Side! Droids on the Dark Side? Yikes! In this week’s...




    Five Movies (or Books) to Encourage a Love of Math

    Five Movies (or Books) to Encourage a Love of Math

    Sep 24, 2018

    Enjoying movies together is a favorite family activity, and if those movies incorporate math in an interesting and engaging way, all the better! ...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Pizza, Fractions, and Conversion Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Pizza, Fractions, and Conversion Math

    Sep 19, 2018

    Pepperoni...mushrooms...ham and pineapple… No matter what your preferred toppings, I think we can all agree that sometimes pizza is a necessity!...




    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Sep 17, 2018

    As a young equestrian, Danielle Gersh became obsessed with how the weather affected her horses. Will the temperature dip low enough so that...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Time Travel is Elementary When You Understand the Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Time Travel is Elementary When You Understand the Math

    Sep 12, 2018

    “Time is the longest distance between two places.” ―Tennessee WilliamsWhere—or rather, WHEN—would you go if you could travel through time? This...




    “Why Do I Need To Learn This?” The Benefits of Word Problems

    “Why Do I Need To Learn This?” The Benefits of Word Problems

    Sep 10, 2018

     

    As kids go through the various levels of math in school, there’s always one constant: Word problems. Whether students are learning addition and...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Multiplication, Division, and Homework Help

    Word Problem Wednesday: Multiplication, Division, and Homework Help

    Sep 5, 2018

    Now that school is back in session it’s time to think about studying, homework, and time management. Have you been doing your homework on a daily...




    Math Activity: Origami Fortune Teller!

    Math Activity: Origami Fortune Teller!

    Aug 31, 2018

    What is your math fortune? Will the dog eat your homework or will you master a difficult math concept? Now you can have a peek at your possible...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Population and Percent In The Land of Oz

    Word Problem Wednesday: Population and Percent In The Land of Oz

    Aug 29, 2018

    Would you ever want to live in Oz? We think it might be pretty interesting to land in this amazing, magical world! In this week’s word problem...



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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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