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The Language of Math

What if we looked at learning math like we look at learning how to read?  How differently could we ‘read’ the world if we knew math as a language? What type of stories would it tell? When learning to read the English language we start with the simplest part, the letters.  Twenty-six symbols that each stand […]

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Addressing Math Anxiety in the Home

When a child develops a fear of math, homework time can become battle time!  But it doesn’t have to be that way. Setting up a comfort zone for a child who is struggling with math anxiety can be relatively simple and it can help to ease the fear and discomfort the child feels when required […]

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Visualizing Math

Recently our Founder, Pamela Brittain, was asked to write a guest blog post for Tech-Based Teaching on Transforming Math Through Technological Visualizations. In it she speak on how technology allows us to visualize mathematics in new and interesting ways and how it gives us the ability to ‘see’ math in a previously unreachable way. Being able […]

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Back to School: Back to Inspiration

This week Families Online Magazine asked us to write an article on what parents can do to help their kids succeed in mathematics. Since it was timed nicely with Back to School we thought it would be interesting to look at inspiring mathematics in children as they return to math classes this week. Back to School, or […]

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