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Importance of Math Games

Importance of Math Games

  Math games are not just fun to play, they can also be a highly effective way to help your child, with a long list of benefits. Kids respond to learning when engaged, challenged, and enjoying their tasks. There is quite a difference when kids are active...

Why Use Children’s Literature to Teach Mathematics?

Why Use Children’s Literature to Teach Mathematics?

Children love stories. Parents and teachers can take advantage of this by using literature as a vehicle for teaching math and consolidating understanding. Children's literature can highlight concepts, act as a springboard to new math learning, stimulate discussion, or...

Understanding STEAM

Understanding STEAM

What is STEAM? Why is it important? You may have heard of STEM, a way of teaching that uses the relationship between science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as a way to promote learning and innovation in the classroom. However, a big part of innovation was...

Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset

Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset

  To encourage young mathematicians to be passionate learners, it is important to develop their mindset. Parents and teachers should be aware of its connection to learning and develop their own abilities to not simply teach subject matter but to also nurture the...

Why Do Teachers Use Manipulatives To Teach Math?

Why Do Teachers Use Manipulatives To Teach Math?

As parents, you may have noticed less emphasis on algorithms and memorization in mathematics and more emphasis on "sense-making" since the time when we were kids in elementary school. A big piece of this process is using manipulatives-- toys that are used as teaching...

Learning Center Review: Mathnasium

Learning Center Review: Mathnasium

  Are you looking for an extracurricular learning program for your child to enrich his or her math skills? With many options out there, it can be hard to know what’s best for your young one. I have visited and looked into multiple businesses to learn what...

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