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Encourage STEM interest in your child

Apr 6, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

STEM activities are simple projects, experiments, challenges, and demonstrations that leverage the concepts of science, technology, engineering, and math for learning. The activities are fun and provide inventive, creative, thought-provoking processes. ..

What is Symmetry in Math?

Mar 30, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

“Symmetry is a vast subject and has significance in art and nature. Mathematics lies in symmetry’s root, and it would be very hard to find a better one on which to demonstrate the working of the mathematical intellect.” -Hermann Weyl   Symmetry i..

How is math used in Soccer?

Mar 23, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

While many viewers may not be doing extensive calculations while watching a game, math is heavily involved in the game of soccer!. In the aftermath of a game, whether it was a dull draw with few highlights or a spectacular 7-1 result in a world cup semi-f..

Bedtime Math Stories!

Mar 15, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

Yeah! We are not talking about bedtime stories, but Math time stories.    We all know the benefits of reading a bedtime story to children before tucking them in for the night. However, what if we talk about math before bedtime?   ..

The Amazing Women Mathematicians

Mar 8, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

All of us know about famous thinkers like Newton, Einstein, and Pythagoras, but the achievements are not so well known for their famous female mathematicians.  In many parts of history, there were periods when women were discouraged from learning ..

Five types of Math used in computer science

Mar 2, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

We all know that math and computers are deeply connected. The things that bring entertainment, communication, and information into our homes and fingertips are in their most basic form, numbers. So to truly understand computers and the science that goes i..

Mysterious Egyptian Mathematics

Feb 23, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

  A single stroke, a heel bone (upside-down smile), a coil of rope, a lotus plant, a finger, and a frog, are 6 unique symbols composed by ancient Egyptians to represent the number system. Clever Egyptians made great contributions to modern mathema..

Addition, Subtraction, Division, Oh My! Struggling with Math Anxiety

Feb 16, 2022 | South Beaverton Blog

“I don’t like math,” “I can’t do the math,”; “it’s too hard,”; “I’ll never use it in the real world.”   This is the fixed mindset of many students. Math anxiety happens to ..

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