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How to Build Math Muscles

Feb 14, 2020

 

Math Wellness Plan

USE THE RIGHT TOOLS
 
Rote memorization. Understanding the why behind the answer develops the critical thinking skills for real math success.
PUT IN THE TIME
 
Real math wellness doesn't come by cramming for a test.  It comes by gradually turning math weaknesses into strengths.
KNOW WHEN TO PUSH HARDER (AND WHEN NOT TO)
 
Challenging students is the only way to improve their math skills.

Throwing new material at them before they have mastered what's at hand is reckless & disheartening for the student.

Expecting a "quick fix" for your child's math woes?

 If yes, you should prepare to be disappointed.  

Similar to getting in physical shape, math skills & confidence don't arrive overnight.  

However, with the right effort (which we will go over below) you can rest assured that math skills & confidence WILL eventually arrive.

Mathnasium has the perfect math wellness plan for your child.

How to Build Math Muscles

CELEBRATING SUCCESSES
 
Acknowledging and celebrating small wins goes a long way toward enjoying the journey (not just the end goal), and also helps to boost self-confidence.
KEEPING TRACK
 
Regularly measuring progress shows students how far they've come, if they're heading in the right direction, and motivates them to stick with it!