Number Sense Blog

Order of Operations and BEDMAS Explained

Mar 15, 2023

  Imagine this: You’re scrolling through Facebook, and a friend has shared one of those simple “Are you as smart as a 5th grader?” challenges. 4 + 3 x 2 It may look easy, but the answers in the comments are far from unanimous, being equal...

Mathnasium #MathTricks: Number Sense (Multiplication Part 3)

Feb 22, 2023

  Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are multiplying numbers that are near one hundred. We can use mental math to quickly multiply numbers that are slightly smaller or larger than one hundred using three simple steps: St...

Valentine's Day Activity 2023: Origami Heart

Feb 14, 2023

  Valentine's Day is a time to express love and affection for partners, family, friends, and neighbours. And the world's most famous symbol of love? Hearts! This year, we have created a Valentine's Day origami heart activity to help you and ...

Mathnasium #MathTricks: Probability (Part 2)

Jan 25, 2023

  Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are calculating the probability of two independent events. Two events are considered independent if the occurrence of one event does not affect the probability of the other event. For ex...

5 Signs Your Student is Ready for More Advanced Math

Jan 18, 2023

  Usually when we think of our kids needing help with math, we think in terms of a struggle with the concepts. But equally concerning is when your child’s progress stalls because their skill level is above the rest of the class and they’re in n...

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