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Mathnasium of Montgomeryville - Middle School Math Tutoring and Instruction
May 26, 2020
In Mathnasium of Montgomeryville’s middle school program, students master computation and problem solving with rational numbers, i.e., fractions, decimals, and percent, as part of the process to successfully achieve Algebra readiness—preparing for first-year Algebra (Algebra I). This creates a solid mathematical foundation for future subjects, including Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus.
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Middle school students receiving tutoring and math instruction at Mathnasium of Montgomeryville engage with our team of instructors in a unique combination of mental, verbal, visual, tactile, and written exercises. These do more than just meet State of Pennsylvania PSSA and Keystone standards, they surpass the recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Common Core standards.
Basic math concepts and skills blend to create our program which is designed to help students build number sense. Mathnasium’s program educates children on both “the how and why” the useful number rules they are learning and how they can be applied to interesting areas such as computer science, biology, and psychology.
Customized Learning Plan
Students are evaluated with a written and verbal assessment unique to Mathnasium. Based on the results, we develop a customized learning plan designed to close educational gaps a student may have and make it easier for student to jump ahead when they are ready for advanced math challenges.
Middle school math builds upon elementary math foundation and focuses on explaining why mathematical rules work in order for children to learn and understand the rules, not just memorize them.
Additionally, we help kids understand their school homework, as well as help them prepare for school quizzes or tests, Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), and Keystone Exams (End-of-Course).
Helping Kids Catch Up in Middle School Math
Many students start middle school with gaps in their mathematical foundation. At Mathnasium of Montgomeryville, our experienced math tutors work with kids to fill in those gaps while still addressing their current needs.
Helping Kids Keep Up and Get Ahead in Middle School Math
Middle school math is often when students see a split in classes, with some students starting Algebra before high school. At Mathnasium of Montgomeryville, our experienced math instructors work with middle school kids to help forge ahead in math classes. Students are given a “preview” of math concepts and lessons that they will encounter in future classes to help prepare them for high school, college, and beyond.
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To see how your student is performing and how Mathnasium of Montgomeryville can get them ready for Middle School, schedule a no-risk assessment! We will assess your student’s strengths and weaknesses in math compared to grade-level benchmarks and create a customized learning plan around their needs.
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The Mathnasium curriculum and the Mathnasium Method combine to benefit students at all levels of their math education. The development of number sense leads to a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts, improved performance, and greater confidence. This growth aids students in their classroom work, standardized tests, future education, and career plans.