Oct 30, 2018
Having met and trained with Larry Martinek many times, it is really fun to read about his interests, his background and of course, about Math!
Larry Martinek, “The Man Behind the Method,” is chief instructional officer of Mathnasium Learning Ce...
Oct 16, 2018
Why do kids fear and struggle with fractions?
Many kids fear fractions because they don’t understand how they work – they mix up the parts and don’t understand what they mean and what we do to them.
Parents typically understand enough to get...
Oct 16, 2018
What is STEM?
It is simply an acronym for Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics.
Why is STEM important?
STEM careers in the US are growing twice as fast as other professions. They also make up over 90% of the best paying jobs s...
Oct 9, 2018
Why do kids struggle with Geometry?
Geometry is the branch of mathematics that deals with the properties, measurement, and relations of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids. In layman’s terms it is math applied to pictures. Many peopl...
Oct 8, 2018
We’ve asked algebra teachers what skills they wish their students were better at coming into Algebra class? Their answers were always the same 3 skills: Multiplication facts, Fractions, and Integers. So why are kids universally weak in these 3 ar...