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We are Reopening for In-Person Instruction at our New Location in June 2021

May 29, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

  Mathnasium of Squirrel Hill will be reopening for in-person instruction in June of 2021!  Come join us at our New Location: 6600 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217   We hope to see you all in our center again soon! ..

Ready to take a chance on Mathnasium?

Apr 25, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

Is Mathnasium worth the money? Does Mathnasium really make a difference? Wondering if you should take a chance on Mathnasium?  Here are the 3 top reasons why we (highly) encourage you to give Mathnasium of Squirrel Hill a try: 1. Cust..

Athletes and Mathematicians: Perfect Pairing

Apr 21, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

Have you ever paused to consider why athletes keep breaking records? How do they keep getting better and faster? The answer is simple: athletic teams now hire mathematicians to help them perform at their optimum ability. For instance, 100 years ago..

We're on a roll! Success from Mathnasium's Student of the Month

Apr 19, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

According to Britannica Biographies, Thomas Edison was a game changer. He was an American-born inventor who holds the world record for patented inventions. 1,093 of them to be precise. Edison is most famous for his dogged, consistent work creating the lig..

How strong is the mathematical foundation underneath your child?

Apr 15, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

Skating on thin ice is nerve-wracking! Wondering if you're about to fall through, fearing that you might go down in a mighty heap… sounds pretty stressful, right?  This is exactly how students, who are clinging on to an incomplete m..

Crunch Time at Mathnasium of Squirrel Hill

Mar 24, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

Okay, let's picture a basketball game. It's the fouth quarter of the game, our team has been struggling to gain the lead, the athletes are tired, but the crowd is hopeful........ ANNNNND THEY PULL AHEAD AND WIN THE GAME! (phew, that was suspensefu..

The Motivation Factor: (it's more important than you realize)

Mar 20, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

According to NBC news, there are 3 main motivating factors that human beings rely on. They are: 1. Extrinsic Motivation. This means doing something for the external rewards you'll receive. For example, a child named Maria earns money doing chores t..

Spring Into Math!

Mar 17, 2021 | Squirrel Hill Blog

Spring is here! New grass and blossoms, warmer weather, school is winding down, annnnnndd.... report cards. Can't forget about those. Despite the common reaction to report cards (apprehension, anxiety), the students at Mathnasium of Squirrel Hill ..

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