## Mount Prospect Blog

### Check out Mathnasium of Mount Prospect's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide!

Dec 11, 2023 | Mount Prospect Blog

Our annual Holiday Gift Guide is here to help you find awesome presents for the math lovers in your life! Check out our recommendations.

### Summer Slide Tips

Jun 27, 2019 | Mount Prospect Blog

Check out Mathnasium of Mount Prospect's owner, Jana Frank on the news!! This clip will show you ideas on how to help your kids avoid the summer slide.   https://wgntv.com/2019/06/12/focus-on-family-tips-to-help-kids-avoid-the-summer-slide/..

### Advice from the Experts at Mathnasium

May 4, 2018 | Mount Prospect Blog

Advice from the Learning Experts at Mathnasium   Students are settling into the new school year and learning new math concepts nearly every week. Math topics introduced in class today build on concepts taught prior years. Sometimes..

### Why do kids struggle with Algebra?

Apr 9, 2018 | Mount Prospect Blog

Why do kids struggle with Algebra? We’ve asked algebra teachers what skills they wish their students were better at coming into Algebra class? Their answers were always the same 3 skills: Multiplication facts, Fractions, and Integer..

### How does Mathnasium address STEM

Apr 9, 2018 | Mount Prospect 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 ot..

### Why Students Struggle with Fractions

Apr 9, 2018 | Mount Prospect 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 ..

### Mathnasium in the Summer Time

Apr 8, 2018 | Mount Prospect 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..

### Hot Dog Word Problem

Jul 7, 2016 | Mount Prospect Blog

This week, a backyard barbecue staple is in the spotlight. Solve our hot dog word problem and check back tomorrow for the solution! Hot dogs come in packages of 10. Hot dog buns come in packages of 8. Each bottle of ketchup has enough ketchup in it for..