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10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide and Keep Math Skills Sharp

May 3, 2019 | Wellesley Blog

Here are some fun ways students can keep their math skills sharp and be prepared for the year ahead: 1. Bring math into the kitchen. So much of cooking involves math! Following a recipe uses concepts like sequencing and counting. Baking re..

How Changing Your Attitude Helps Overcome Your Child’s Math Anxiety

Apr 24, 2019 | Wellesley Blog

Before we can help our children overcome math anxiety, we must first address any negative feelings that we, as parents, have on the subject. If you have said things in the past like, “I’m not good at math,” or “I don’t like..

How To Prevent “Summer Learning Loss” in Math

Apr 4, 2019 | Wellesley Blog

When is your child better at math—at the end of a grade level or at the beginning of the next grade?    If you answered, “end of a grade level,” you’re usually right. The typical child has more math skills w..

Prevent Summer Slide!

Apr 2, 2019 | Wellesley Blog


The Myth of the Left-Brained Versus Right-Brained Person

Mar 2, 2019 | Wellesley Blog

Many believe that to be good in mathematics you need to be left-brained, or a logical and analytical thinker. Whereas if you’re right-brained, or creative and free-thinking, you are doomed to struggle with the subject. But did you know this noti..

10 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Improve Kids Math Learning in 2019

Jan 5, 2019 | Wellesley Blog

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, it’s always a good time to make great choices about your kids' math learning! A student’s improvement and success in math depends not only the child; parents can also take steps to..

Three Life Hacks for Families Using the Mathematics of Sleep

Dec 18, 2018 | Wellesley Blog

If your kids seem cranky or distracted when doing homework, think about their sleep habits. Just as their bodies need sleep to be healthy, their brains also need sleep for them to be happy and to function well. A good night’s sleep will help ev..

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