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To Succeed in the Global Economy, Children Need Stronger Math Skills

Jan 20, 2022 | San Ramon Blog

Our children’s long-term success depends on their ability to compete and collaborate with people around the world. There is one language they will all need to use, and it’s not English: It’s math. Unfortunately, the difference between U.S. students’ math ..

Summer Is the Season for Accelerating Math Skills

May 26, 2021 | San Ramon Blog

Spring is the season of new beginnings. When flowers start to bloom, trees shake off the doldrums of winter and turn green, animals awaken from their winter slumbers and the earth seems to spring back to life (see what we did there?). Even in a y..

Great Gifts for Math Lovers 2020

Dec 1, 2020 | San Ramon Blog

Does someone on your “nice list” love math? Well, have no fear: Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide will help you find that perfect gift for the math-y people in your life! Companies large and small (Amazon, O Magazine, The New York Times — to name a fe..

Math and Art

Sep 11, 2020 | San Ramon Blog

The world’s greatest sculptors, painters, and photographers depend on math to create their art. Not only do artists use elements of composition — such as geometry and proportions — to perfect their work, they also use math behind the scenes in the studio!..

The Slimy Job is Really a Numbers Job!

Jun 30, 2020 | San Ramon Blog

  Scott Heger’s company, Blair Adhesives, makes hundreds of different products, but there’s one product category that gets all the attention. Slime. You know that gooey stuff that kids love to play with? Slime..

Happy Pi Day! March Math Activity

Mar 2, 2020 | San Ramon Blog

Pi appears everywhere there's a circle, such as the disk of the sun, planets, and earth. It's in the physics that describes waves, such as ripples of light and sound—which means pi is a part of how we see and hear. Pi even appears in the spiral of the DNA..

The Math of Soccer (Futbol)

Jul 11, 2019 | San Ramon Blog

The Math Of Soccer (Fútbol) And The FIFA World Cup Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite thing: MATH! This post was..

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