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The Difference of Deep Understanding

Oct 29, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Parents from all over Rockford have begun to see the difference that real math understanding makes for their children. You know, the kind of understanding that enables a student to grasp the “why” behind a concept. One mother put it this way:  “We'..

Math Skills Don't Grow On Trees

Oct 26, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Attention Parents! You might have noticed that some kids don't take to math as easily as others. There are kids in your local schools Marshall Elementary School, Keith County School who need extra help with understanding difficult math concepts. ..

Math Improves English, Writing, History, Science, Music

Oct 22, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Want to know what's tracking upward? If you have a student who's learning math, then the answer is ALL of your student's other subjects. Math promotes success across many curriculums. According to the International Commission on Mathematical Inst..

Five Ways to Make Your Child Take School Seriously

Oct 20, 2021 | Rockford Blog

School takes up a big chunk of our kids' lives, so learning how to successfully navigate that time is pretty important. The New York Times says this, "A successful experience in school is not only about rep..

Student Of The Month

Oct 16, 2021 | Rockford Blog

At Mathnasium of Rockford, we are proud and pleased to announce our STUDENT OF THE MONTH! Our instructors are always on the lookout for a student who is showing extraordinary effort, dedication, or progress.  Sometim..

Teaching Teens To Take Responsibility

Oct 13, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Ah, adolescence. It's that unclearly defined span of years that bridge childhood to adulthood. When your child is an adolescent it can be hard to find the right balance of responsibility and dependence. Here are some tips from experts that help&nb..

How To Teach Your Child To Love Learning

Oct 8, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Each of us came into this world actively learning. Absorbing information through all our senses, familiarizing sounds and touches, and learning to expect outcomes. Babies are inquisitive, toddlers are too, yet somehow during our human development, ou..

How Mathnasium Builds Test Taking Skills

Oct 6, 2021 | Rockford Blog

Have you ever wondered why some kids are good test-takers while others forget everything they learned and resort to biting their nails? Test anxiety can really cripple a student's progress, and it affects 16-20% of students. (Read more here)..