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Mathnasium's Covid-19 Protocol

Aug 16, 2021 | Laurelwood Blog

As students go back to school and come back into Mathnasium, the well-being of our families and staff continues to be our first priority. We are emphasizing hygiene standards for all students and staff, as well as cleaning protocols with disinfectants for..

Prime Numbers and Goldbach's Conjecture (Video)

Sep 29, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

A look at some interesting properties of prime numbers and how they relate to one of the great unsolved problems in mathematics: The Goldbach Conjecture. This lesson is appropriate for students in grades 5 and above.  Need more help with math?&nbs..

Egyptian Fractions: Looking at Unit Fractions (Video)

Sep 29, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

A topic very rarely explored in the math classroom, but extremely useful to add to our math toolbox. Working only with unit fractions, the Egyptians renamed fractions that we would use today solely as the sum of unit fractions. Learn to work with fraction..

Solved: 2x+5=9 (Steps to Solve + Answer)

Jul 16, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

Mathnasium of Laurelwood offers math tutoring services and after-school homework help to students in elementary, middle and high school. We offer year-round extracurricular math programs, special summer programs as well as private sessions to those who ne..

May 3, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

Join our Problem the Week Zoom Meeting on Fridays at 2pm in May and June, 2020 (open to active Mathnasium students for free)   Do you miss bringing your children to Mathnasium? Do your children miss the instructors and their friends at Mathnasi..

Mathnasium@home Offers Live Math Tutoring via Computer

Apr 16, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

The Mathnasium Method™ Is Now Available from the Comfort and Convenience of Home   "My daughter loves her @home experience. She said it's really great to do her math at home, and she is able to get a lot done in each sessio..

Word Problem Wednesday: Math Is A Hoot!

Jan 8, 2020 | Laurelwood Blog

Q: How do birds get better at math? A: They eggs-ercise their brains with word problems! Word problems aren’t just for the birds, they’re a great way for students to improve their math skills as well! Our weekly word problem challenges are..

Word Problem Wednesday: Halloween Candy!

Oct 30, 2019 | Laurelwood Blog

It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means… Halloween candy! If you’re lucky, your math tutor can use the treasure from your trick-or-treating expedition to make your tutoring math sessions fun and delicious! Math programs fo..