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What is the COVID Slide for students?

Apr 24, 2020 | Aventura Blog

Many schools in our community will be closed until the end of the school year leaving your child resorting to virtual classrooms and homework packets to do on their own. Parents, who used to just worry about a “summer slide” with their child&r..

Designing a Dynamic Pet Dinosaur: Mattel’s Michael Kadile

Nov 3, 2018 | Aventura Blog

Michael Kadile has one of the coolest jobs on the planet. A lead product designer at Mattel, he’s the creative mind behind this season’s hot toy, Alpha Training Blue, the 16” robot based on the “Jurassic World” velociraptor. ..

Unveiling the Math in National Elections

Nov 3, 2018 | Aventura Blog

Our elections have math at their core, and we want children — our future leaders — to understand these fundamentals. ”Election math” is also a great illustration of how you may find math in places you might not think to look &helli..

November Turkey Math Activity!

Nov 3, 2018 | Aventura Blog

November is here, the month of family, feasting, and giving thanks. It's also a great month for a turkey math activity! Because the holidays are no reason to let math skills slip. In fact, it might be the perfect way to take a short break with your ch..

Word Problem: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

Feb 8, 2018 | Aventura Blog

Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs, but you can always count on math to give you a smooth ride! In this week’s word problem Landon is trying to figure out how much money he spent at the amusement park. Can you use your foundational..

Word Problem: Raffle Tickets and Real World Math

Jan 20, 2018 | Aventura Blog

Happy Word Problem, math fans! A little bit of practice every day keeps those math muscles strong. We’re here to help with a fantastically fun real world math challenge, so if you’re ready to improve your foundational math skills go ahead and ..

Word Problem Gingerbread Cookies

Dec 26, 2017 | Aventura Blog

Q: How do elderly gingerbread people walk around? A: With candy canes! As you’re baking your tasty treats this holiday season, remember to bring your math skills with you into the kitchen—and everywhere! You can start with this week’..

Word Problem How Fast Do Fairies Fly

Nov 22, 2017 | Aventura Blog

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”  ― J.M. Barrie You never know what you might find when you look at the world through the eyes of the imagination, but even imaginary creatures such as fairies are periodic..

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