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Mar 22, 2018 | Princeton Blog

  Math might not be as fun as art or sports, or as cool as robotics and science, but it’s still pretty awesome!  Students need to stop thinking of math as something that they will only use in the classroom. Math is used everywh..


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..


Dec 19, 2017 | Princeton Blog

Why do kids struggle with Geometry? Geometry is the branch of mathematics that deals with the properties, measurement, and relations of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids.  In layman’s terms it is math applied to pictures. ..


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..


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..

The Mystery of Math!

May 5, 2015 | Princeton Blog

If you've got 53 minutes and want a REALLY COOL look at math in our world, check out this NOVA episode. ..

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..