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Dec 1, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Keep Math Skills Sharp and Build Confidence This Holiday Season with Math Enrichment The most wonderful time of the year is here once again, and with holiday cheer come many lighthearted opportunities for math learning! “The holidays are the perfect..

Hit the Ground Running With an After-school Math Program and Jumpstart Math Success!

Sep 2, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Source: Mathnasium Number Sense Blog By Demaris Goodbye, summer… and hello to a brand new school year full of fun, learning, and potential! As you and your family navigate the back-to-school hustle and bustle of schedule changes, shopping, and charting..

For Math Success, a Can-Do Attitude Is Key

Aug 1, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Parents, if there’s one golden nugget of math advice we can pass along to help you set your family up for math success, this Washington Post op-ed by Petra Bonfert-Taylor sums it up: Stop telling kids you’re bad at math. You are spreading math anxiety ..

Math Fun: How Much Do You Weigh on Other Planets?

Jul 15, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Have you ever wondered why astronauts can jump so high on the moon? It’s because the force of gravity on the moon is lower than it is on Earth! Simply put, gravity is the force that attracts two objects to each other. On a larger scale, our sun’s gr..

Math Is Beautiful & Fun: Tangrams

Jun 27, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Mathnasium Number Sense Here's an ancient Chinese geometric puzzle that's fun and challenging... and will give your spatial recognition skills a boost! A tangram consists of seven moveable shapes called tans, which are all cut from one square. All..

Summer Math Learning Keeps Students on Track for Success

May 20, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Incorporating consistent, enjoyable, and meaningful opportunities for math learning into your family’s summer agenda could benefit your kids long after they bid summer break a fond farewell. The reason: summer learning loss (or the “summer slide”). Thi..

Elementary Level Math Skills Your Child Should Master

May 10, 2023 | Bloomington Blog

Because a math curriculum only continues to build on existing knowledge, it is important to set a solid foundation of basic skills throughout elementary school. If you are not sure what exactly your child should be learning in elementary math classes, her..

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