# Number Sense Blog

### What Is The Best Way To Tutor Maths?

Dec 15, 2022

Looking for a maths tutor to help your child become more confident and successful in the study of maths? Mathnasium was founded on the belief that learning maths and solving maths problems are rewarding and enjoyable activities. In other words: Ma...

### Can I Do Mathnasium Online?

Dec 15, 2022

If you’re juggling busy schedules or travelling over the summer, getting to your local Mathnasium Learning Centre may be difficult. But, Mathnasium@Home allows your child to make progress in maths, wherever you are!
With Mathnasium@home
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### What Is Mathnasium’s Free Assessment?

Jan 31, 2023

Offered across each and every Australian Mathnasium Learning Centre, our FREE Assessment is the perfect way to start off the school year, a new term, or prior to test time.
We offer this to each and every student that comes through our door...

### Why Is Mathnasium Called Mathnasium?

Jan 31, 2023

We love our unique name, but are often asked, “Why is Mathnasium called Mathnasium?” - well, we can answer that!
A combination of Mathematics & Gymnasium, we have brought the gym model to the maths education industry! We help our students...

### What will be on NAPLAN 2023?

Jan 31, 2023

Did you know this year, NAPLAN is earlier than ever? Formerly in May, this year (and moving forward) NAPLAN will be in March. This year, NAPLAN will take place between 15 - 27 of March.
So what has changed and what will be on NAPLAN in 20...

### 3 Steps To Becoming Your Own Boss & Successful Franchise Owner

Feb 28, 2023

Ready to level up and achieve your dreams of self-sufficiency, independence and freedom from the shackles of conventional life?
We get it.
Check out our 3 steps to becoming your own boss & a successful owner of your own franchise business.
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### What is Pi Day and why do we celebrate it?

Feb 28, 2023

Apple, Blueberry and Cherry - we all know about pie! But what is Pi Day? March 14 marks the annual celebration of Pi Day. Not the sweet kind that we eat, but the mathematical sign that changed the world for the better.
The date (in the US a...

### How does Mathnasium make maths fun?

Feb 28, 2023

Mathnasium was founded on the belief that learning maths and solving maths problems are rewarding and enjoyable activities. In other words: Maths is fun! So how do we back that up? By teaching maths using a variety of instructional methods to keep...

### Easter School Holiday Maths Activities

Mar 28, 2023

April means not only will the kids get a break from the rush of school, but it’s time to hop to it with Easter fun and activities to pass the time with a smile over the school holidays! Check out these bouncing activities that are sure to boost yo...

### Our Secret To Creating 'AHA!' Moments in Maths!

Mar 28, 2023

"Lightbulb!"
"Aha!"
"I got it!"
"It clicked!"
"Eureka!"
These are what parents everywhere want to hear their kids say.
"Aha!" moments indicate that the student understands a concept, sometimes, after lots of effort. Your child'...

### How Long Will It Take For My Child To Get Good At Maths?

Mar 29, 2023

So you have decided that your child needs help with maths and enrolled them in Mathnasium. Now you're wondering how long it will take to get their maths skills up to par?
We hear this question a lot. Spoiler Alert: One 60 min session per month ...

### Get Mathy This Mother’s Day

Apr 30, 2023

Want to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with a gift that not only shows off how much she means to you but highlights your skills in maths?
Look no further than our Mathnasium mathy craft for mum!
Here are a few great ideas to make mo...

### Order of Operations and PEDMAS Explained

Apr 30, 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 equally sp...

### Mathnasium #MathsTricks: Divisibility (Rule for 7's)

Apr 30, 2023

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Maths Tricks series. Today we are determining whether a number is divisible by 7.
A number is divisible by 7 if …
5 times the one’s digit PLUS the rest of the digits is divisible by 7.
Follow the examples below t...

### MATHNASIUM #MATHSTRICKS: DIRECT PERCENTS

May 31, 2023

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are finding the direct percentage amount of any number.
To calculate the “direct percent” of a number, we use the following steps:
Estimate the answer by rounding the number to the near...

### MATHNASIUM #MATHSTRICKS: PROBABILITY

May 31, 2023

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Maths Tricks series. Today we are calculating the conditional probability of one event occurring, given that another has already occurred.
Two events are considered dependent if the occurrence of one event affects the pr...

### PARENT MATHING TIP #1: THE NUMBERS THAT MAKE TEN

Jun 29, 2023

About “Mathing” Tips: These tips give parents ideas for maths exercises that will develop their child's maths abilities. Just as you should read with your child, you should "maths" with them as well, using natural language that makes sense to a ch...

### MATHNASIUM #MATHSTRICKS: FRACTIONS (WHOLES AND PARTS)

Jun 29, 2023

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Maths Tricks series. Today we are finding the value of the whole, given the value of a fractional part in a Wholes and Parts problem.
To find the value of the whole when the numerator of the given fraction is 1, we multi...

### IS YOUR CHILD STRUGGLING IN MATHS?

Jul 18, 2023

If you’re wondering how your child is doing in maths, you can start by asking them directly. This lets them know that their maths progress is important to you, and it may begin a conversation that they didn’t know how to start. But even if they’re...

### MATHNASIUM #MATHSTRICKS: NUMBER SENSE

Aug 14, 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:
Step 1:...