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Word Problem Wednesday: Birthday Bonanza

Dec 11, 2020 | Glendora Blog

Cake, decorations, family, and friends — who doesn’t love a good birthday celebration? Every 365 days, each one of us gets the opportunity to celebrate another trip around the sun. And whether we’re counting candles or figuring out how long it will take u..

New Mathnasium Virtual Backgrounds!

Oct 1, 2020 | Glendora Blog

Spending hours on the computer for distance learning — and work — can be a little tedious. So why not inject some fun into the day?    Now available: Our FREE Mathnasium virtual backgrounds! With several whimsically engagi..

The “COVID Slide” Will Leave Children Up to a Year Behind in Math. Mathnasium@home Can Help.

May 12, 2020 | Glendora Blog

In the spring, we traditionally encourage parents to guard against the summer slide, in which children lose 2-3 months of the previous year’s math learning during the long summer break. But this is hardly a traditional year. Before the su..

Happy Pi Day! March Math Activity

Mar 2, 2020 | Glendora Blog

Pi appears everywhere there's a circle, such as the disk of the sun, planets, and earth. It's in the physics that describes waves, such as ripples of light and sound—which means pi is a part of how we see and hear. Pi even appears in the spi..

NASA’s Charlie Blackwell-Thompson on STEM Careers and Shooting for the Stars

Jan 3, 2020 | Glendora Blog

Launch Director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, the first woman to oversee a NASA liftoff and launch team. Photo credit: NASA We're pretty excited about Charlie Blackwell-Thompson. A spaceflight engineer and veteran of the Space Shuttle era, she's..

10 New Year's Resolutions to Help Improve Kids Math Learning

Dec 30, 2019 | Glendora Blog

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, it’s always a good time to make great choices about your kids' math learning! A student’s improvement and success in math depends not only the child; parents can also take steps to get their kids math help. Be..

Word Problem Wednesday: Middle School Math

Dec 12, 2019 | Glendora Blog

It’s time to do some fun middle school math! Are you up for it? A math problem a day keeps the math troubles away, which is why, in addition to offering tutoring for math, we also offer free word problem practice almost week of the year here on our ..

Is My Child Gifted? 8 Telltale Signs.

Nov 19, 2019 | Glendora Blog

If you’re wondering whether your child is intellectually advanced, the answer isn’t always easy to find. According to the National Association for Gifted Children, “Children are gifted when their ability is significantly above the norm for their age.” Whi..

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