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A Call for a Math Revolution

Dec 12, 2023 | Fort Myers Blog

The latest PISA results reveal a troubling 13-point drop in math proficiency for U.S. students, marking one of the lowest scores ever recorded. Despite commendable performance in reading and science, this decline underscores the urgent need for a "math revolution," as emphasized by Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.

"Raising Financially Literate Children: Essential Lessons for Each Age and Stage"

Apr 12, 2023 | Fort Myers Blog

Talking to children about finances can be difficult. Here are some great tips to get started.

What is Pi?

Mar 9, 2023 | Fort Myers Blog

8 Ways to Improve Math Skills at Home

Jan 23, 2023 | Fort Myers Blog

National math scores declining: We can help - Come in for a free assessment

Nov 15, 2022 | Fort Myers Blog

This year, national math scores have declined per the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation's Report Card.1 This is a stark warning not only about our children’s current math progress, but about their potential for success in the future, as it’s critical to start with a strong math foundation.

Getting Past Counting on Fingers and Toes

May 10, 2022 | Fort Myers Blog

By Mathnasium When very young children first learn how to count, they use their fingers as manipulatives (physical objects used to teach math concepts). However, many kids continue to rely on their fingers as their primary computation ..

The Importance of STEM for Today's Children

Apr 27, 2022 | Fort Myers Blog

By Mathnasium   Our world is increasingly dependent on STEM, and today’s students need to acquire the knowledge and ingenuity to address its rapidly changing challenges. For example, we need environmental scientists to help make our worl..