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Growth Mindset VS Fixed Mindset

Aug 6, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

In November of 2014, the world got a real treat. Carol Dweck was featured on TED talks and gave an eye-opening lecture about something we hadn't heard of yet.... she called it a "Growth Mindset". 8 years and nearly 13,000,000 views la..

Unexpected Benefits Of Mathnasium... (You'll Be Surprised)

Aug 3, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

When a new student comes to Mathnasium of Thousand Oaks, we expect: 1. “Aha!” moments 2. Confidence building 3. A newfound love for learning math Some things we don’t foresee, however, are equally exciting… makin..

Interview With A Math Teacher: What Makes A Successful Student?

Jul 30, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Today we want to share some great insights from Justin Gillmore, a math teacher of 16 years. In this interview, we asked Mr. Gillmore what makes a successful math student and what parents can do to ensure their student will have a great year. Here we ..

Back To School: Do It The Best Way

Jul 28, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Parents everywhere are starting to think about a big, annual event: kids going back to school. Wanna know how Mathnasium of Thousand Oaks can make this back-to-school season the best ever? Check out the top 2 habits to create an awesome year for your chil..

Summer Math Drought Ahead! Harsh Consequences To Follow

Jul 25, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Most kids spell Summertime like this: NO MORE HOMEWORK. Summertime is a break from tests, a break from worksheets, and according to 37% of kids 13-17, a break from their least favorite subject.... math. But it's not as simple as just hating ..

Magnificent Math Manipulatives and Why Your Child Needs Them

Jul 21, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Ready to manipulate math? Math manipulatives are physical objects used to explain an abstract concept. The objects can be moved, or manipulated, in order to prove an idea. For example, when students learn addition, a teacher might use manipulatives by ..

Throw Your Child a Lifeline!

Jul 16, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Does your child struggle with math? Is your child unsure about how to do his or her homework? Does your child feel like they are drowning in confusion and can't keep up? Let's throw your child a Mathnasium lifeline!  Math..

Why Choosy Parents Choose Mathnasium

Jul 12, 2021 | Thousand Oaks Blog

Have you been looking into tutoring for your child? You might feel inundated with all the options you find. To help you find the best fit for your child, Mathnasium of Thousand Oaks compiled a list of things that sets us apart from other tutoring centers...