Did you know that study skills aren’t a focus of most K-12 programs? Crazy, right? Students are told to study for a test, do their homework, and make corrections. However, the “How” is important. Just telling a student to do

## Strategies to Help Your Child Learn Math – Immediate Feedback

Do you ever wonder how you could possibly help your child learn math at home? This post is a first in a series on strategies you can implement at home to help your child learn math. “Numerous studies indicate that feedback

## 10 Signs that Your Child May Need a Tutor

Many clients often ask when is the right time to get a tutor for their child. The right answer varies, depending on the child, but don’t wait until bad grades show up on a report card. Now is the right

## Back to School – 8 Math Tools for High School Success

Back to School shopping is one of my favorite things to do! With this in mind, I thought I might help you with your own list of supplies for math class. These are my absolute necessities for high school math.

## 10 Summer Learning Activities for Families

Learning doesn’t have to end just because the school year is coming to an end. Families can help their children continue learning at home. The great thing about it is that it doesn’t have to be worksheets and textbooks.

## Math Ninja Summer Learning Competition

Did You Know? Most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer months (Cooper, 1996). At Math Ninja we are offering a summer learning opportunity for students in grades 3-12. We have designed

## Teacher Appreciation Week – May 4 – 8, 2015

An amazing teacher in your child’s life deserves a great big “Thank You” next week! I’ve rounded up some quick and easy ideas on Pinterest that you and your child can work on this weekend in preparation for teacher appreciation

## Pi Day Activities to Celebrate Math!

Have you heard? March 14 is Pi day! Not sure what Pi is? Pi is a number used to represent the ratio of a circle’s circumference and diameter and is often approximated to 3.14. However, Pi is actually an irrational number

## 5 Brain Strategies for Learning Every Parent Should Know

As I watched the Olympics last month, I thought about how much time and effort go into becoming an Olympic athlete. While watching background stories about Olympians, I heard over and over again about the early age they began their

## Math is Real Life – Grocery Shopping Edition

The grocery store is full of useful mathematics! Today’s post is about calculating unit rates to find the best bargain (Real Life Math!). What is a unit rate and why is it helpful? A unit rate provides you the cost