## Fort Myers Blog

### 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

### 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 ..

### An Early Start in Math Can Shape a Child's Future

Mar 22, 2022 | Fort Myers Blog

By Mathnasium   Studies show that children who are exposed to math early on are more likely to do well in school, not only in math but in other subjects as well1. And the benefits are likely to continue throughout their lives. Math co..

### Mathnasium #MathTricks: Divisibility (Rule for 3s)

Oct 29, 2021 | Fort Myers Blog

By Mathnasium A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of the digits is divisible by 3.   To determine if the number 87 is divisible by 3, we find the sum of its digits. Eight plus seven gives us a final sum of fifteen. Fifteen is divisi..

### Math isn't just for humans. Animals can count, too!

Sep 2, 2021 | Fort Myers Blog

By Mathnasium It’s no secret that animals are amazing in all kinds of ways, but how many of us knew that they could do math? Studies show that many different species are able to determine quantity to help them solve a variety of problems, such as acqui..