Sep 1, 2021
Why do kids struggle with Algebra?
We’ve asked algebra teachers what skills they wish their students were better at coming into Algebra class? Their answers were always the same 3 skills: Multiplication facts, Fractions, and Integers. So w...
Aug 1, 2021
Math might not be as fun as art or sports or as cool as robotics and science, but it’s still pretty awesome!
Students need to stop thinking of math as something that they will only use in the classroom. Math is used everywhere in life...
Jul 1, 2021
What is STEM?
It is simply an acronym for Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics.
Why is STEM important?
STEM careers in the US are growing twice as fast as other professions. They also make up over 90% of the...
Jun 1, 2021
First Step to Solving the Problem is Identifying It ‘When Kids Get Stuck on a Math Idea, They Aren’t Likely to Speak Up’ South Barrington, IL, June 2021 – Now that school is back in full swing, new math ideas are coming at students every day. Math...
Apr 1, 2021
Why do kids fear and struggle with fractions?
Many kids fear fractions because they don’t understand how they work – they mix up the parts and don’t understand what they mean and what we do to them.
Parents typically understand enou...