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Common Core and School Math

The goal of the Common Core State Standards is to ensure that students will be college- and career-ready in their skills and knowledge by the end of high school. A secondary purpose is to have consistent criteria of grade-level expectations in English Language Arts and Mathematics across states. In the 2015-2016 school year, 42 states […]

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“Why do I have to learn math?”

Kids sometimes ask, “Why do I have to learn math?” and believe that they won’t need math later in life. Well, it is true that there are many jobs other than being a mathematician or math teacher, but most careers typically require a college degree. Kids might not understand the value of a college degree […]

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Kumon Helps Raise Awareness for STEM Education

Kumon Canada is proud to have recently participated in the Mediaplanet STEM Education campaign! In this campaign, the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries united to raise awareness about the benefits of STEM Education and the importance of inspiring our youth to pursue a career in STEM. By focusing attention on making the STEM […]

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Math Games and Activities Your Child Will Love to Play

These simple math games are fun to play. Try them at home with your young children! Dye Drop Count March and April isn’t the only time of the year to use food coloring or egg dyes. If you have any dyes left over from this past spring, considering using the excess materials to play this […]

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Importance of Math in Everyday Life

“When will I use math?” is a question often posed by students wondering how topics like factorization and algebra will play a role in their everyday lives. However, often without realizing it, we use math in day-to-day activities like making purchases, tracking cellphone minutes or even baking. You might also be interested in: Practical Math: […]

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