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Academically Speaking, the 'COVID Slide' Could Be a Lot Worse Than You Think

Apr 14, 2020 | Glen Cove Blog

By Sarah D. Sparks on April 9, 2020 5:00 AM   Education leaders are already bracing for a worse "summer slide" this year for students whose schools were shut down to curb the spread of coronaviru..

Why Summer Camp and Math Programs are a Great Pair!

May 9, 2018 | Glen Cove Blog

Summer is just around the corner. Do you know what your kids will be doing? While kids may dream of days filled with swimming, ice cream, and too much screen time, parents know that a little structure goes a long way towards keeping kids motivated, happy,..

Summer at Mathnasium of Glen Cove

Apr 3, 2018 | Glen Cove Blog

Math might not be as fun as art or sports, or as cool as robotics and science, but it’s still pretty awesome!  Students need to stop thinking of math as something that they will only use in the classroom. Math is used everywhere in life,..

Geometry at Mathnasium of Glen Cove

Apr 3, 2018 | Glen Cove Blog

Why do kids struggle with Geometry? Geometry is the branch of mathematics that deals with the properties, measurement, and relations of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.  In layman’s terms it is math applied to pictures. ..

STEM at Mathnasium of Glen Cove

Apr 3, 2018 | Glen Cove Blog

What is STEM? It is simply an acronym for Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics. Why is STEM important? STEM careers in the US are growing twice as fast as other professions. They also mak..

Learning Fractions at Mathnasium of Glen Cove

Apr 3, 2018 | Glen Cove Blog

Why do kids fear and struggle with fractions? Many kids fear fractions because they don’t understand how they work – they mix up the parts and don’t understand what they mean and what we do to them. Parents typically understand..

Mathnasium is a Founding Sponsor of the National PTA STEM initiative: We put the M in STEM!

Nov 6, 2017 | Glen Cove Blog

Via National PTA: ALEXANDRIA, Va., (June 16, 2016)—National PTA is pleased to announce it has joined forces with Mathnasium as part of its science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and family engagement initiative...

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