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Teaching Math in a Way That Makes Sense

Jul 5, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

What is it about Mathnasium that helps students find success in math? The answer is simple: We teach for understanding. Instead of coaching students to rely on memorization, rote learning, or calculators, our highly trained instructors use multiple ap..

10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide and Keep Math Skills Sharp

Jul 5, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

While summer is the time for fun in the sun, it’s also when your child’s math knowledge is in danger of slipping away. On average, students lose about 2.6 months of learning in math over the summer. The good news is, there are ways to combat what educator..

Higher Order (or Critical) Thinking

Apr 27, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

At Mathnasium, your intermediate to advanced math students are going to be challenged! They are are exposed to higher levels of thinking than others. Higher order thinking, like most skills, can be learned; and with practice, a person's higher..

Improve grades, catch up and get ahead with Mathnasium

Apr 27, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

It’s that time of year again. When parents start to think about scheduling summer activities for their children. If you’re one of them, consider something that’s going to help them for the rest of their lives: Driving math excellence,..

The Mathnasium Time

Mar 28, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

It's the start of spring, and renewal is all around us. Birds are chirping, plants and trees are blooming, and baby animals are peeking out of dens and burrows for the first time.   It's also the perfect opportunity to look at your child's math learning..

The Motivation Factor

Mar 22, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

According to NBC news, there are 3 main motivating factors that human beings rely on. They are: 1. Extrinsic Motivation. This means doing something for the external rewards you'll receive. For example, a child named Maria earns money doing chores to bu..

Spring To New Math Heights

Mar 19, 2021 | Cottage Grove Blog

Spring is here! New grass and blossoms, warmer weather, school is winding down, and.... report cards. Can't forget about those. Despite the common reaction to report cards (apprehension, anxiety), the students at Mathnasium of Cottage Grove aren't..

February 2021 News

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