Mathnasium 3050 Gladwin Rd, #110, Abbotsford BC V2T 0H5 (604) 585-6288   abbotsford@mathnasium.ca

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Our Team

Our specially trained math instructors will teach your child how to understand math in an individual setting; our unique approach enables us to explain concepts really well and lend a helping hand to every student. Our tutors foster a caring, encouraging environment that helps kids thrive and learn! Read below to learn more about our talented team:

Anita, Owner/Centre Director 

Anita is the Owner/Centre Director at Mathnasium of Abbotsford. She received a Master Degree of Communication Arts in Canada. Anita has always had a passion for education and learning new things in science and mathematics. She has over 20+ years of great experience in tutoring K-12 students.

Anita is enthusiastic about helping every child in the Abbotsford community to truly understand math by teaching it in the way that makes sense to them. Her experience with education and mathematics is quite extensive, and is excited to help all the kids here reach their fullest potential in math.

The Mathnasium method is a unique and fun way for children to learn math. Mathnasium's approach helps children internalize patterns and the beauty of nature, helps them make sense not only of math but also of the world around them. Anita's passion and goal is to relieve each child's struggle with math so they can excel and choose any path in life they desire.


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Larry Martinek

Chief Instructional Officer, Developer of Mathnasium Program

Larry has spent his entire career finding a better way to teach math. From inner city to  public schools, to acclaimed magnet schools, to leading private and parochial schools,   Larry has served as both a classroom teacher and as an educational consultant. He has designed curriculum, teaching strategies, and teaching materials designed to help students and teachers learn math more effectively. He has trained teachers in the art and science of boosting student’s ability to “do” math, thereby increasing student’s math scores and feelings of self-worth. Larry is the developer of Mathnasium’s educational program – one of the most comprehensive and innovative curriculums ever produced for teaching math.

While Larry is not an Instructor at our Center, He is a valuable asset we can call on to ask about specific students scenarios for guidance and advise. This has helped to make visits more productive and enjoyable for many of our students.

  

Kenzie, Assistant Centre Director

Kenzie is a recent graduate from the University of the Fraser Valley. She has been tutoring mathematics for almost 10 years. Kenzie enjoys helping all students understand difficult mathematical processes using the Mathnasium Method, as it breaks down the work into foundational steps. She is very passionate about teaching math and loves helping students conquer their mathematics fears and goals!

 

Simran, Lead Instructor

Simranpreet is currently in the second year of his bachelor’s degree in Math. With over 2 years of tutoring experience, he has gradually excelled in the art of teaching Math. His prime aim at Mathnasium is to relinquish kids of their math problems with the perfect application of the Mathnasium Method. Simran is an aspiring math teacher, with a lot of math teaching experience, he has perfected high school Math and wants students at  Mathnasium to get nothing but a straight A+.

 

Hugo, Lead Instructor

Hugo is a Computer Science student at the University of the Fraser Valey. His mother is a professor and inspired Hugo to be part of the team of instructors at Mathnasium, and it has been incredible. The kids are amazing and their joy when they understand a challenging topic is my favorite part of the day. The Mathnasium way of teaching makes learning always fun!

 

Estelle, Instructor

Estelle is a senior IB diploma student and plans on studying biochemistry in university. Having served as a long time volunteer in Homework Club, she has extensive leadership training and experience with teaching children of all ages. Estelle enjoys helping every child understand math by adapting her teaching style in ways that make sense to them. Watching students improve with each session is her favourite part of being an instructor. In her spare time she likes to crochet, play the saxophone and read mystery novels. 

 

Matt, Instructor

Matt is a high school teacher in Abbotsford who is passionate about math and enjoys helping students learn to love math too.  When he’s not teaching or tutoring, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, playing sports, and reading books.

 

Nolan, Instructor

Nolan is an instructor at Mathnasium. His interests include sports, such as soccer, basketball, hockey, football and spending time with his friends, whether it be through physical interaction, or connecting online. Math has always been a subject of interest for him, and a subject that he does well in.

 

Philip, Instructor

Phil is an Engineering student at UFV and loves helping out! Math can be difficult for many students, but know that with a little help anyone can find success, and he is happy to be a part of that process!

 

Shruti, Instructor

Shruti is a third-year undergraduate student in Computer Information Systems at the University of the Fraser Valley. From being an average student to being a class topper in Math, Shruti's journey with it has been full of hard work. Knowing what it takes to excel in Math, Shruti's aim at Mathnasium is to help kids understand and eliminate their problems in the subject using Mathnasium method.

 

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