McKenzie Towne Blog

Summer 2024: Forget math or forge ahead?

Apr 16, 2024 | McKenzie Towne Blog

Children forget math when not practicing those skills over the summer. Support them to forge ahead in understanding math in ways that make sense to them, whether catching up or preparing for next year’s challenges. They have time for fun and relaxation BUT leave some room for confidence-building in math.

Three months to go: April, May, June

Mar 20, 2024 | McKenzie Towne Blog

We are in the final stretch of the school year. Time is running out to make a positive influence on your student’s final report in math. Here are a few ways we can help...

How well does “let’s wait and see” work?

Nov 27, 2023 | McKenzie Towne Blog

During Parent-Teacher interviews or on a mid-term progress report, the teacher suggests that your child get some extra help in math. What do you do?

Math is important, but more than ______?

Oct 26, 2023 | McKenzie Towne Blog

A short article on making choices, developing good skills for life, and adjusting to reflect changing priorities.

Homework? Done. Really? You decide.

Feb 11, 2023 | McKenzie Towne Blog

Remember when a student was assigned math homework and their solutions required to be handed in at the start of the next class, fully expecting that the teacher would be marking the work and returning it if corrections were needed? Well, that may not a..