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Math Night = Fun Night

Dec 31, 2023 | Papillion Blog

It’s a free, easy and FUN way to spend a winter evening!

MAP Scores & Mathnasium

Dec 8, 2023 | Papillion Blog

Here's what one teacher told us yesterday: I'm very pleased with the progress she's made with you and [our shared student] has expressed that she feels like it's really helped her in our class.... I will continue to update you on skills she is expected to demonstrate in Geometry class.

How does Mathnasium Complement School?

Nov 12, 2023 | Papillion Blog

Schools and teachers are asked to do so much, and for so many kids, this additional targeted support can make a big difference in helping individual students close specific gaps.

Your Brain on Math

Oct 18, 2023 | Papillion Blog

In our brains, learning occurs when electrical and chemical processes facilitate connections between neurons. Most parts of the brain have been shown not to grow new neurons during our lifetimes, but connections between neurons increase the mass of the brain and its overall health. We do continually increase the number and strength of connections w

Declarative, Procedural, Conceptual Knowledge - Oh My!

Apr 18, 2023 | Papillion Blog

For any given topic, students may have and/or need only some of those 3 types. When we have that frame, we may be able to help them more effectively in the learning they do need!

Fluid & Crystallized Intelligence (& Math!)

Mar 14, 2023 | Papillion Blog

That’s why our intelligence looks different at different points in life. We use our fluid and crystallized intelligences together and that combination changes over time.

Make it a Mathnasium Summer!

Feb 28, 2023 | Papillion Blog

On the bright side (and there is a bright side!), data suggests students are rebounding academically from the impact of the pandemic. Some effective ways to help them do so include “…increasing instructional time, ranging from more class time, intensive tutoring, or high-quality summer programming….”

Kindness for the Win!

Feb 17, 2023 | Papillion Blog

As you probably realize, kindness benefits both the giver and receiver, sometimes in unexpected ways. It can also create powerful virtuous cycles like we have seen with our mathletes.