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The Math Behind Snow Forecasting

Dec 5, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

Although meteorologists specialize in forecasting all types of weather, with the holiday season upon us, we are going to share the math behind snow forecasting. Gather your children around and describe the fun of the field and use it as a prime example of how math translates into real life.

Incorporate Math into your Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 16, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

Do your kids often question if they’ll use their math skills when they grow up? How do we convince our students to understand the value of math. In the real world, subtlety is key to involving children in math problems and solutions, and there is no better time to start than the weeks before Thanksgiving.

4 Ways to Make Math a Part of the Holiday Cheer

Nov 8, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

It can be easy for kids to get caught up in the holiday cheer and forget about their math studies. To make sure that they can have the best of both worlds, holidays and math, we have four ways you can include math in your holiday cheer.

The Math of Pi(e)

Oct 20, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

Last blog post we spoke about how you can use cooking and baking as a tool to teach your child math concepts and have them apply what they have learned in real world situations. With that goal in mind and with fall being upon us we are going to walk you through how you can do just that… with pie.

Math and Cooking: The Most Delicious Pair

Oct 5, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

Want to find a way for your children to sharpen their math skills and apply what they have learned in a real-world situation? Get your kids to cook and bake with you in the kitchen and use it as a teaching tool. Baking and cooking are full of important math skills; with these easy ideas, you can incorporate learning into all types of cooking.

Math and Football: In Between the Numbers

Sep 24, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

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The Math of Football

Sep 2, 2022 | Wurzbach Blog

Have you ever watched a football game and thought about just how much math is going on during each play? At its core, the game of football is really just a 60-minute math tournament. Consider how many mathematical functions are occurring during every play.