# Number Sense Blog

### Teaching Maths in a Way That Makes Sense

May 12, 2021

What is it about Mathnasium that helps students find success in math? The answer is simple: We teach for understanding. Instead of coaching students to rely on memorization, rote learning, or calculators, our highly trained instructors use multipl...

### 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 our ...

### Math Tips for Parents, K-5: Introduction and Counting

Jan 20, 2021

Parents often ask us what they can do to help their children understand, master, and love math. Well, this happens to be right up our alley. In fact, it’s our mission! Our team of master educators has put together some fundamental...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Fractional Reasoning

Dec 16, 2020

When you take a whole item and break it into equal parts, what you get is one — or more — of those equal parts; these are known as fractions. This may sound very math-y and complicated, but each of us works with fractions all the time ...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Dollars and Sense

Oct 5, 2020

Money is an important part of everyday life, and it just makes sense to know the function of dollars and cents. This week’s word problems focus on understanding value and calculating purchases. Read the problems below and choose the one th...

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