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Ask Larry: Math and the Left-Brained Misconception

Feb 20, 2017 | North Charlotte Blog

    Dear Larry, No matter how hard I work to improve my grades in math, I just can’t seem to understand it. I’m a right-brained creative person, and I don’t think my brain is wired to understand math. What advice can you give someone ..

Finger Counting, Numerical Fluency, and Confidence

Jan 23, 2017 | North Charlotte Blog

When very young children first learn how to count, they use their fingers as manipulatives (physical objects used to teach math concepts). However, many kids continue to rely on their fingers as their primary computation tools once they move on t..

C: The Dangerous Grade

Nov 18, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

As a teacher, I often ask parents how school is going for their child. The typical response is a shrug and a letter: “Meh, B last quarter.” If pressed for more detail, I will often get a quick rundown of the teacher’s personality followe..

Mental Math Checkup: Is Your Child on Pace for Math Success?

Sep 27, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

Can your child answer these mental math questions? The results may surprise you! If they can solve problems at and above grade level, they may be ready for a challenge. If they are unable to answer questions at grade level or below, they're l..

Stars in the Sky vs. Sand on the Earth

Sep 13, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

It's amazing to consider the number of stars in the sky and the number of grains of sand on a beach. And for anyone who has considered such things, the natural train of thought is to wonder of which there are more.   Luckily there ar..

Hit the Ground Running With an After-school Math Program and Jumpstart Math Success!

Aug 13, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

Goodbye, summer… and hello to a brand new school year full of fun, learning, and potential! As you and your family navigate the back-to-school hustle and bustle of schedule changes, shopping, and charting an action plan for the year ahead, se..

We are Open!

Jul 20, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

The Doors are Open! We are happy to announce that construction is finished and we are officially open for business and we have good news. As a grand opening special we are giving every child who signs up in July a $150 credit! So give us a call or j..

Six Signs Your child is Struggling with Math

Jul 20, 2016 | North Charlotte Blog

Six Signs Your Child is Struggling with Math Jul 19, 2016 Six signs your child is struggling with math—and how Mathnasium can help      Article by Paul Wiseman “When your child gets stuck on a math idea,..

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