How does the typical first experience of Mathnasium Parents (and their children) look like?

Aug 7, 2022 | Red Deer

Your child needed help with math so you googled “math tutor”. Or you were passing by then you saw our centre. You’d seen us somewhere, sometime, either physically or digitally, and then you reached out to us – whether by calling us or submitting your info on our website. You didn’t know then, but you’d made a small step to your child’s success!

 

Initial Assessment

The next step is to come to our centre with your child to do the initial assessment. Here you will meet our centre director, Riwan, and have a look at how attractive our centre is. Typically the assessment takes around 60 to 90 minutes, and after that you will sit to discuss the assessment result. Mathnasium’s assessment result is comprehensive and customized to each student with great accuracy, pinpointing your child’s learning needs. The purpose is to find out exactly where to meet them where they are so that we can take them where they need to go. We will go through the assessment results and show your child how to solve some problems that they thought they couldn’t solve. More often it’s not because your child doesn’t have a clue, but because they don’t know the strategy to solve a problem. The potential is there, deep down in their brain, waiting for someone to give a hand.

Your child will receive a Learning Plan, which is built based on the Assessment Chart. If your child’s result is below their school grade level, obviously as parents you’d like to know how long it will take to catch up. The answer depends on the pace of your child. If we think your child needs more attention and more focus on a particular concept, then more practice will be given, or on the other hand, some pages will be skipped when we think your child has a pretty good understanding of the concept.

The enrollment is done digitally; you can just complete the enrollment form from home or right away at the centre after the assessment.

 

First Session

 

 

In the first session (and actually in all sessions 😊 ) , your child will meet our specially trained, caring people who will work with your child to ensure they master the material. All of our instructors have to pass a rigorous math screening that tests mathematical and logical thinking.

In this Quora Forum, it says that Mathnasium students learn math through engaging explanations from instructors, and students feel like they have their own personal math teacher; and if you want your child to like math, go to Mathnasium. To learn more about why our instructors are not just average tutors, read: Tutors are created equal? Nope, and here what sets Mathnasium tutors apart.

And back to the first session, your child’s first activity is to name their binder and decorate it 😊

We don’t give homework to students as we don’t want to add more work to their busy schedule - but they can bring their schoolwork when they need our help. After a month, and at the beginning of every month, you will receive a progress report.

And also around the same time, you will be sent a question, asking about your experience with us. Just very recently we received this review from a Mathnasium mom whose son has only been with us for a month: “My son absolutely loves Mathnasium! He’s excited to go and learn every time! Happy kid equals happy mom!” (C.K., August 3, 2022) Yaay … thank you so much for the appreciation!

Your child’s future starts today – we look forward to seeing you and your child!

Related Article: Mathnasium for Beginners


Mathnasium of Red Deer is your neighbourhood’s math-only learning centre, and we are here to unlock your child’s potential and set them on a path to lifetime success. Our centre director, Riwan, and the whole team, would be happy to meet you! We are conveniently located in the shopping destination area in Red Deer: 5250 22nd St, Unit 30 B – at the Gaetz Avenue Crossing shopping centre, in the same area as Chapters Indigo/Starbucks, Michael Arts, Petland and Ashley, and the phone number is 403-872 MATH (6284). 

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