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Athletes and Mathematicians: The Perfect Pair

May 23, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Have you ever paused to consider how athletes continue to break records? How do they keep getting better and faster? The answer involves math! Many professional athletic teams now hire mathematicians to help them perform at their optimum ability. F..

How Mathnasium Helps Homeschoolers

May 16, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Homeschooling has definitely grown in popularity over the last decade. The Center For Education Statistics reported that in the 2011-2012 school year, 3% of the school-aged population were homeschooled. Nine years later, that number jumped to 9%! M..

Why The Instructors At Mathnasium Rock

May 14, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

At Mathnasium of Walnut Creek, we pride ourselves on our proficient, friendly, and highly-skilled instructors. We know that it takes more than a math whiz to be able to successfully teach your child math. So what is it that sets Mathnasium's Instructo..

Can Your Child Learn To Love Math?

May 10, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Can children learn to fall in love with math? Really? In a recent study, 88% of students questioned said math was their least favorite subject. Their reasons were: 1. Feeling frustrated because they didn't fully understand a topic or co..

Mathnasium Helps Students At School

May 6, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

"You can't make math any easier," says James, a fifth grade Mathnasium student.  "I never thought I could do math, now I know better," said Ariella, another Mathnasium student. We all know attending Mathnasium of Wal..

Why Your Child Doesn't Need A Private Math Tutor

May 2, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Have you ever wanted to just do your child's homework yourself? Private math tutors want to do the exact same thing. One of the hallmark issues of private math tutoring is spoon feeding. Imagine a private math tutor showing your student exac..

Your Child Is Struggling With Math; Here's What You Can Do About It

Apr 29, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Does your child struggle with math?  One father said, "I hated seeing my son's frustration and feelings of inferiority when it comes to math." Lots of parents echo this sentiment. How is your child doing in math? Are there mat..

Why Is Math Easier For Some Kids And Harder For Others?

Apr 26, 2022 | Walnut Creek Blog

Have you ever noticed that math comes easy to some students while other students must work much, much harder to understand? Why is that? To find the answer, we must go to the source... the hippocampus. The hippocampus is a complex brain structure embed..