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Algebra in Real Life Situations (A Guide for Parents)

Sep 18, 2023 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

When Am I Going to Use This Math in Real Life?

Aug 28, 2023 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

Word Problem Wednesday: Robots and Batteries

Oct 1, 2021 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

Since almost all kids are schooling from home right now, we have the perfect math home learning solution for you! Usually, we share one-word problems a week to help students practice their math skills. This week, however, because we know that so many fami..

How Mathnasium Stops the Homework Battle

Apr 1, 2021 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

We've all been there..... it's evening time and you find that your student is resisting doing their homework. So now, in addition to being a parent, provider, chef, taxi driver, etc, you get to be the homework enforcer. (P.S., it's a thankless..

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

Mar 25, 2021 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

Education leaders are already bracing for a worse "summer slide" this year for students whose schools were shut down to curb the spread of coronavirus. But new research suggests the so-called coronavirus or "COVID slide" is g..

Choose the Right Summer Math Program for Your Child

Jun 4, 2020 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

When summer hits, academic skills start to slip. Studies show that children lose as much as three months of their math skills over the summer, which can result in lower self-confidence and a lower chance of success when school starts back up in the fall. ..

Ship Captain Travels the World — with Math in Tow

May 28, 2020 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

From navigation to fuel calculations, math is essential to sailing the sea Ah, the romance of the sea. It beckons us from the time we’re young. Children play captain (or pirate), imagining swashbuckling adventures, colorful foreign ports and exot..

Understanding the Concept of Percent

Mar 26, 2020 | Long Beach Bixby Knolls Blog

OVERVIEW Do you know what the word percent means? At Mathnasium, we know if a student is going to understand percent or any math concept, they need to understand what they are being asked to solve.  PER means “for each” and CENT mean..

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