## New Westminster Blog

### Teaching Excellence Award - 2021

Apr 21, 2023 | New Westminster Blog

We have again been awarded in 2021 for teaching excellence! A special thanks to all our students and their parents, without whom this would not have been possible!..

### Teaching Excellence Award in all of Canada

Nov 14, 2020 | New Westminster Blog

Building on our accomplishment as the best centre for teaching excellence in Canada West, in Q1 2019, we have placed in the top again, in all of Canada, for quarters Q1 and Q2 in 2020! A special thanks to all our students and their parents, without whom t..

### The Covid Slide

May 14, 2020 | New Westminster Blog

The “COVID Slide” Will Leave Children Up to a Year Behind in Math. Mathnasium@home Can Help In the spring, we traditionally encourage parents to guard against the summer slide, in which children lose 2-3 months of the previous year&rsqu..

### Guest Excellence Award

Oct 18, 2019 | New Westminster Blog

Our centre got the Guest Excellence Award for Western Canada in Q1, 2019, during the regional meeting held in Vancouver on October 18, 2019. Our sincere thanks to all the guardians of our stude..

### Benefits of Word Problems

Oct 6, 2019 | New Westminster Blog

The Benefits of Word Problems...     As kids go through the various levels of math in school, there’s always one constant: Word problems. Whether students are learning addition and subtraction, fractions, algebra, or geome..

### Geometry

Sep 28, 2019 | New Westminster Blog

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 pictu..

### Algebra

Sep 4, 2019 | New Westminster Blog

Why do kids struggle with Algebra? 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&nb..

### Fractions

Sep 4, 2019 | New Westminster Blog

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 unde..