YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to host Virtual STEM Week from April 20-24

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to host Virtual STEM Week from April 20-24

The week features free virtual learning, experiments and fun for children from preschool through high school DALLAS (April 17, 2020) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will host a Virtual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) workshop the week of April 20-24 so children of all ages can be introduced to STEM through fun, engaging […]

Mathnasium to host FREE Open House Oct. 13

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 27, 2018) Ever wondered what Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath is all about, and how they may be able to help your child better understand math? Want a chance to win a Mathnasium SCHOLARSHIP? Bring friends and family to Mathnasium’s community OPEN HOUSE from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1300 E. […]

Mathnasium recognized as Rockwall area’s Best Tutoring Center

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – August 2, 2016) Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath is honored to have been voted Best Tutoring Center in Living Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. Owners Bob and Becky Barnes thank the community for its support. When Bob and Becky first opened the Mathnasium franchise in Rockwall nearly six years ago, they never imagined the […]

Frisco YMCA welcomes summer STEM robotics coding program

(Frisco, TX—July 8, 2016) The Frisco Family YMCA is hosting a STEM Summer Camp for K-6th grades. Kids interested in robotics, coding and game design will be taught the Harvard/MIT Creative Coding Method to: design video games like Pong, PacMan and Shark Attack, code animations and interactive musical stories, and program robots for moves, mazes […]

GHS Math Competition Team takes first in five categories

GARLAND,TX. (August 6, 2015) Taking a break from summer, several Garland ISD students brushed up on their skills at the Texas Tech University Summer Math & Science Camp July 14-18. Garland High School’s Math Competition Team experienced college life, attended classes and ended the week long event claiming titles against approximately 180 competitors from 40 schools […]

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 everyone busy and laughing. His curiosity and enthusiasm reminded me that children begin to lay the foundations for future learning at a very young age […]

Apple Day at Reinhardt Elementary

ROCKWALL,TX. (November 4, 2014) Students in the first grade at Reinhardt Elementary are investigating apple math during their Apple Day last Friday. Pictured from left to right: Christopher King, Caden Williams, Ltean AlHabshan and Shelby Bishop Submitted by Pat Corwin. To share your good news and events, email . Please click here to LIKE our […]

Springer students make personal timelines to learn about math

ROCKWALL, TX (November 11, 2014) At Springer Elementary, Mrs. Kelly’s math class created timelines showing events that happened prior to and after their birth year.  Each event corresponded to an integer in relation to their birth year, which was labeled as zero.  This project wrapped up their unit of study on rational numbers. What a […]

How do we overcome innumeracy? Let us count the ways…

ROCKWALL,TX. (August 19, 2014) Innumeracy, the mathematical equivalent of illiteracy, has been a much discussed problem in educational circles for many years. American students do not score well on international ratings in Math and Science, thus TAAKS, STAAR, Common Core and other programs have been developed in an effort to address this problem. As parents, […]

‘Why do I have to learn this? I’m never going to use this stuff!’

(Rockwall / Heath) August 25, 2013 – As the school year gets underway and your child is doing math homework, you may as well get ready for the question: “Why do I have to learn this?  I’m never going to use this stuff!” This argument generally starts around the algebra level, but you may have heard […]