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9 Fun Activities to Prevent Summer Learning Loss (and Boost Math Skills!)

Jul 15, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Long summer days invite the family to spend extra time relaxing, playing, and connecting. Many parents also look for ways to bolster their children’s math skills, but family time should be fun, not stressful! We compiled nine fun family activ..

HOW TO BEAT THE SUMMER SLIDE

Jul 15, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Did you know that children typically lose 2-3 months of math skills over the summer months? It’s called the summer slide, and it’s a concern for several reasons. Not only will a child return to school un..

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Summer Camp for Your Child

May 20, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for kids to keep their minds active and their bodies moving, to learn new skills, practice a favourite sport, or experience nature. Academic summer camps are centered around keeping up with a partic..

Mathnasium #MathTricks: Probability

Apr 26, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are calculating the conditional probability of one event occurring, given that another has already occurred. Two events are considered dependent if the occurrence of..

5 Signs Your Student is Ready for More Advanced Math

Feb 14, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

Usually when we think of our kids needing help with math, we think in terms of a struggle with the concepts. But equally concerning is when your child’s progress stalls because their skill level is above the rest of the class and they’..

New Years Resolutions and the Five Aspects of Math Wellness

Jan 6, 2023 | Richmond Hill Blog

  A new year is right around the corner with an opportunity to start fresh. So we have a few suggestions that can help you and your child navigate the next 365 days for overall “math wellness” and success.    &nb..

6 Ways Mathnasium Makes Math Fun

Dec 15, 2022 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Mathnasium was founded on the belief that learning math and solving math problems are rewarding and enjoyable activities. In other words: Math is fun! So how do we back that up? By teaching math using a variety of instructional methods t..

How to Maintain a Positive Math Mindset

Oct 24, 2022 | Richmond Hill Blog

  Classes are in full swing and students are getting settled into a routine. Which means it’s a good time to create a plan to ensure that your child’s math experience this year is positive, productive and rewarding. Here are so..