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"My experience in math class was (insert a long, introspective sigh) uncomfortable," says Julia Drummins, who is now a mother of three. "I was always nervous about being called on to answer questions I didn't know the answer to. I remember trying to avoid making eye contact with the teacher and hoping that my friends in the class never realized that I didn't understand what was being taught."
Does Julia's experience sound familiar? Perhaps you shared something similar, or perhaps your student is experiencing it right now. At Mathnasium of Chattanooga, we want to shout from the rooftops that IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY!! Feeling uncomfortable and insecure in math class lead to students professing that they hate math, but it isn't really math that they hate. Larry Martinek, the founder of Mathnasium, summed it up like this:
"Children don't hate math. What they hate is being confused, intimidated, and embarrassed by math."
At Mathnasium, we know the remedy! We teach and tutor our students in a different way...
Imagine a safe, quiet classroom setting with personalized instruction.
Imagine Mathnasium Instructors creating a customized learning plan for your child's needs.
Imagine Mathnasium Instructors incorporating different teaching styles to find which one your student responds best to.
Imagine making math fun by motivating your student with big-time rewards.
It's time to help your child stop avoiding math and start enjoying it instead. Come visit us at 1919 Gunbarrel #153, Chattanooga, TN 37421 and meet our Director, Mark Watlington. We'll show your child a new way to experience math, a way they'll love. Sign up now for a Free Assessment!