## Princeton Blog

### How to Beat the Summer Slide

May 20, 2024 | Princeton Blog

Did you know that children typically lose 2-3 months of math skills over the summer months? Here are ways to avoid the summer slide in your child's math development.

### Helpful Tips for Digital SAT Prep

Mar 6, 2024 | Princeton Blog

Education expert, John Bianchette, explains the recent shift to a digital format for the SAT and how students can better prepare.

### Algebra

Feb 19, 2018 | Princeton 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..

### Fractions

Dec 14, 2017 | Princeton 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 typically unders..

### STEM

Dec 13, 2017 | Princeton 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 other pr..

### Get your Child Prepared for Algebra

Sep 10, 2017 | Princeton Blog

Most students start taking pre-algebra in 6th or 7th grade and algebra in 7th or 8th grade. Before taking an algebra class, most students mainly learn arithmetic in math class. Arithmetic is “the branch of mathematics dealing with the properties and..

### Geometry

May 13, 2015 | Princeton Blog

Let's explore the world of Geometry before we dive into the fifth and final Operation Mathlete challenge! Geometry is the branch of mathematics where the imaginary world of numbers meets physical reality. It translates shapes..

### Town Topics News

Mar 16, 2015 | Princeton Blog

Mathnasium of Princeton, The Math Learning Center Helps Students Love to Learn and Make Sense of Math MATH MAGIC: “Math is very functional. It underlies so much of what we do in ordinary life. With our Mathnasium method, a t..