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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..

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..

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 ..

November's Thanksgiving Math Activity

Nov 7, 2019 | Glendora Blog

Thanksgiving is all about getting together with friends and family to share our bounty, our love and friendship. It's also the perfect time to have fun with math in real world ways. Will you be cooking for your Thanksgiving celebration? Then you'l..

Playing Cards with Ace and Addy

Oct 23, 2019 | Glendora Blog

Math can be found in the most unexpected of places. In fact, some of our most beloved games involve using and practicing math ⁠— and we may not even realize it! Great math tutors often use playing cards, chess, or other popular games in their math..

Word Problem Wednesday: Sea Turtles and Their Numbers

Oct 10, 2019 | Glendora Blog

Even math tutors love sea turtles. What’s not to love about these beautiful creatures that live 50 years or more and can travel upwards of 12,000 miles during their lifetimes? Another amazing fact about sea turtles is that, according to the World Wi..