"Mathnasium Learning Centers — committed to changing lives through math — is launching the Mathnasium Kickstart Program to address the loss of math skills and comprehension that resulted when schools were closed for the final 10-12 weeks of the academic year.
The learning loss students experienced, dubbed the "COVID slide" by academic experts, further compounds the loss typically associated with the 'summer slide.'
Recent research by the NWEA stated that math was the academic subject hardest hit by the school shutdowns. The organization projected that some students could lose up to a full year of math comprehension if learning deficits are not addressed through additional instruction.
Because math knowledge is cumulative, concepts missed now could take years to make up, jeopardizing future math learning."