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Free ‘Multiplication Madness’ program available for Rockwall, Heath area students

Free ‘Multiplication Madness’ program available for Rockwall, Heath area students

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Sept. 22, 2016) For the past several years, Mathnasium Learning Center of Rockwall-Heath has been helping kids in Pre-K through 12th grade better understand math, overcome homework frustration,…

Finger Counters and Dot Counters and Foot Tappers, Oh My!

Finger Counters and Dot Counters and Foot Tappers, Oh My!

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2016) Picture this scenario. A teacher asks a classroom of students: “If you spend 70 cents, 80 cents, and 90 cents, how much did you…

Problems in math? Solve them with play time

Problems in math? Solve them with play time

(ROCKWALL/HEATH – April 13, 2016) Once while working with a 2nd grader, I was reminded that just because a child knows a particular math skill, does not necessarily mean they…

Math is a ‘whole-brainer’

Math is a ‘whole-brainer’

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Jan. 31, 2016) It is a common misconception that math is a strictly left-brained activity, reserved only for the structural, logical side of our brain and not the creative…

Give children the gift of understanding at Christmas time

Give children the gift of understanding at Christmas time

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Dec. 16, 2015) While watching a Spanish television series last month I thought it would be fun to see if my limited Spanish language skills would make…

Nothing builds confidence like success

Nothing builds confidence like success

(ROCKWALL, HEATH, TX – August 22, 2015) In the 1970’s sitcom Good Times, James Carter “Jimmy” Walker’s character frequently let out a big “Dyn-o-mite” during the show. This popular catch…

How to avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

How to avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2015) Every year about this time, panic sets in. Graduation, STAAR tests, end of year exams and projects loom in front of students (and parents),…

Couple’s passion for teaching adds up to success

Couple’s passion for teaching adds up to success

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (March 11, 2015) Mathnasium Learning Center of Rockwall-Heath is relocating to a bigger and conveniently-located facility at the intersection ofGoliad StreetandRalph Hall Parkway. An Open House is scheduled…

When math gets a little tricky for your child…

When math gets a little tricky for your child…

Try performing some ‘mathemagic’  ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 27, 2015) One of my favorite things to do when working with a child that has reached a point of frustration, fear or…

Math – The Early Years: Before introducing numbers, try this…

Math – The Early Years: Before introducing numbers, try this…

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 18, 2014) This year, Thanksgiving was special in many ways. The most delightful was an opportunity to spend a week with a two year old who kept…

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