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..
Did you know Mathnasium has centers all over the world?
North America? Yep
South America? Yep
The Middle East? Yep
Despite having over 1,000 brick-and-mortar buildings, the core of each Mathnasium center is the same. Every center uses "the Mathnasium Method,” our patented process for teaching, and the secret to Mathnasium's great success.
Larry Martinek, the creator of the Mathnasium Method, says this: "Children don't hate math. What they hate is being confused, intimidated, and embarrassed by math. With understanding comes passion, and with passion comes growth - a treasure is unlocked."
So let's break down the Mathnasium Method. Today we'll learn about the first step:
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics explains assessments as, “the process of gathering evidence about a student's knowledge of, ability to use, and disposition toward mathematics." (You can read more here.)
In essence, an assessment is designed to reveal any gaps in the student's understanding of math. And most students have serious gaps. (Read more about learning gaps here.)
Mathnasium of North Fresno knows the value of a good assessment. That's why.....
And that's just the beginning! We'll be learning more about the Mathnasium Method in upcoming posts.