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Math Tips 

Learn how your child can improve their math skills by using these simple and useful tips.

The Perception of Math: Venus vs. Mars

“Mathematics Anxiety” a Cause for Underrepresentation of Women in STEM Fields Performance, social acceptance, preference. There have been many debates on why women are often underrepresented in the male-dominated science, technology, engineering and math fields (STEM). According to one recent study, girls across the globe are experiencing more “math anxiety” than boys, resulting in negative […]

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Celebrate Mathematics With These Three “Pi-Tastic” Activities!

3.14159265358979323846… Considering the fact that we pride ourselves in Mathematics at Kumon, we couldn’t skip over March 14th without celebrating Pi Day. We’d be doing you an injustice. In fact, our love for math is just like pi—irrational, constant and infinite in nature. Every year on March 14th, math lovers around the world celebrate Pi […]

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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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