I love math. That’s not something a lot of 23-year-old communications majors will tell you. A lot of them will say they got into communications to use more words, less math. It’s such a common statement that when I went into the math department as a freshman to ask if there was a statistics program […]

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Summer Learning Institute Two Year Research Findings Has been conducting a research project on how to reduce summer learning loss. They were specifically looking at how much time over the summer do students need to work on math to not have summer learning loss. MANGO Math was very lucky to have them chose our product […]

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Getting students to do well in math can start with a smile. School is starting so let’s have an ATTITUDE CHECK! What do you say when someone says, do you like math? Do you say: Math is Awesome!! I love math!!! I am a math enthusiast!!! Even if you don’t think those things you […]

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MANGO Math March 2017 Calendar Enjoy the fun of MANGO Math’s March calendar These problems provide students with great algebraic thinking skills. Students will start to understand concepts regarding balanced equations. A student can add or subtract the same number of shape or multiply or divide by the same number or shape on both […]

Problem solving strategies or what I like to call “creative thinking activities” are a necessary component of teaching students math. It helps students expand their perspective and intelligence. Research shows that everyone can learn math to high levels. It is experiences that grows the brain, reviewing and thinking more deeply causes brain synapses to react. Believing in yourself […]

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One of the main building blocks for children as they learn to understand math is grasping “number sense.” Number sense is how people conceptualize numbers and mathematics, including the relationships of numbers to one another, the ascending or descending value system inherent in their order, and understanding what makes the results of basic arithmetic reasonable. […]

Mango Math is based in Seattle, WA, and we were excited to see a Seattle Times cover story last week about the surprising benefits of math learning in preschool classrooms! The story looks at South Shore PreK-8, a South Seattle school district where math learning begins early. Preschool Math Success in South Shore Understanding cardinality […]