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Pumpkin Math

Oct 13, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

October is here, and it's the perfect time to discover the magic of math all around us. In this two-part blog post, we'll embark on exciting math adventures tailored just for you.

Back to School Anxiety: Math Edition

Aug 24, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

It's that time of year again -- back to school season! Last blog post, we spoke about the anxiety kids can have regarding returning to school and gave 5 tips to help minimize this feeling. This blog post will focus on the anxiety kids may be feeling regarding math specifically.

4 Tips to Reduce Back to School Anxiety

Aug 11, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

Returning back to school after a long break can induce anxiety in some children. Whether it's starting a new school year or going back to the same routine, anxiety can make the transition challenging for both children and their parents. However, there are ways to minimize kids' anxiety about returning to school.

Math 2.0 Day: How to Celebrate

Jul 21, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

Last blog post we spoke about Math 2.0 Day, which is observed on July 8 of every year and celebrates the subject of math, without which life would be much more difficult. This blog post we will be sharing with you how to celebrate math all month long.

Math 2.0 Day: What’s It All About?

Jul 6, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

Imagine the way the world used to be viewed! Math was known to be important but not thought to be something you could make a living at, and the rising tide of technology was considered a fad! Math 2.0 Day reminds us that technology is here to stay!

The Math of Road Trips

Jun 6, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

You decided to take a road trip! Yay, but don't do all the planning yourself. When you plan a road trip, you use math literally every step of the way. Click the following link to see how math helps you successfully get from point A to point B.

How Astronauts Use Math

May 18, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

Last blog post, we spoke about legendary astronaut, Alan Shepard, who was the first American in space. This blog post we will be sharing how Alan Shepard, and all astronauts use math in space. Astronaut crews constantly use math to do complex mathematical calculations, including the spaceship's launch and maneuvering.

Math in Outer Space

May 3, 2023 | Wurzbach Blog

Sixty-two years ago, in the month of May, Alan Shepard was launched into history aboard a Mercury Redstone rocket, becoming the first American astronaut in space.