Number Sense Blog

Ask Larry: Math and the Left-Brained Misconception

Mar 24, 2021

  Larry Martinek, Mathnasium Co-Founder and Principal Education Officer, is a beloved educator, teacher trainer, and curriculum consultant. And together with our expert team, he has spent years refining the most powerful teaching methods and ma...

Mathnasium Beliefs

Mar 10, 2021

  Since our first learning centre opened in California in the spring of 2002, we have grown to more than 1,000 Mathnasium Learning Centres worldwide. We are humbled and incredibly grateful that, with each centre we open, we profoundly impact th...

Prodigious Pi (Activity)

Mar 1, 2021

  Why do we make such a big deal out of pi? Because pi is a big deal. This irrational number that begins with 3.14 and goes on forever helps us understand so much about our universe. We first learn about pi when measuring circles, but pi is als...

Activity Alert: The Rule of Three

Feb 24, 2021

  Have you ever heard of “the rule of three” (in Latin, “omne trium perfectum”)?  It’s a writing principle suggesting that things coming in threes are inherently more satisfying and useful than those that come in other number sets. And that’s c...

Reversing Math Loss for the "COVID" Generation

Feb 3, 2021

  It goes without saying that the pandemic has disrupted every aspect of our lives — from the way we live, to how we interact, to the way we work and play. And as most parents of school-aged kids are well aware, it has also greatly impacted...

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