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Activity Alert: Number Sense Workout! (Fractions)

May 10, 2023 | North Fresno Blog

With the end of the school year nearing, students tend to disengage from their studies. You might also find they are not receiving enough schoolwork to keep them busy as the excitement for summer builds. It's important that kids continue to practice the..

Why Math Skills Command Better Paying Jobs

Feb 24, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

Do math skills really matter later in life? They come in handy when your student needs to pass a test, but is there any other arena that calls for math skills? Good question.  Let's look down the road of your child past elementary, secondary, and c..

What are the Instructors at Mathnasium Like?

Feb 18, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

Have you ever wondered what kinds of people we hire to be instructors at Mathnasium? It's a good question! Although our instructors come from all sorts of backgrounds, they do have a few things in common: Each Mathnasium instructor must be ..

Why Mathnasium Students Have an Edge at School

Feb 15, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

It's no secret that students who attend Mathnasium see improvement in their grades at school. That's because when lessons from school are reinforced by Mathnasium instructors, students get another round of examples and support.  Averag..

What Mathnasium Loves

Feb 15, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

What do we love the most about Mathnasium of North Fresno? Seeing our students succeed. When a student comes in feeling frustrated and confused and then progresses to feeling confident and capable... that's when we know our work really m..

We Turn the Table on Student and Instructor

Feb 11, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

One of the best ways to gauge a student's comprehension of a math concept is to see if they can teach it back to you. We call it turning the table on student and instructor, and it's a great tool to check for real understanding.  For instance, when..

Why Mathnasium Avoids Helicopter Tutoring

Feb 11, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

Ready for the new term of the day? Helicopter Tutoring. It occurs when a tutor lingers over the shoulder of a student, not allowing them to make any mistakes or think for themselves. It happens often in the tutoring world and unfortunately, can r..

The Way Parents Invest in Their Kids: Does it Make Sense?

Jan 27, 2022 | North Fresno Blog

Have you ever stopped to consider the extracurricular expenses parents pay? Dance, swim team, art lessons, basketball, traveling teams, etc. The list goes on and on. WinterGreen research estimates that "Families with children who take part in elite te..

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