We suggest you compare Mathnasium Learning Centers to others by asking some tough questions:

 
  MATHNASIUM Other Learning Centers
“Do you Specialize in Math?”

YES
Our focus on mathematics means better results.

NO
They dilute their effectiveness by teaching two or more subjects.
“Do teachers lead the instruction?

YES
Qualified teachers customize and lead students through the program.

NO
They shift the burden of teaching to a computer program or a fixed series of drill and practice worksheets.
“Can my child attend every day you are open?”

YES
The more often your child attends, the happier we are.

NO
They limit your child’s attendance, or make you pay more.
“Can I bring my child any time you are open?”

YES
You drop in when you want, according to your convenience.

NO
They expect your child to come only at a specific time, on a specific day.
“Do you use your own proprietary curriculum and materials?”

YES
We’ve spent 30 years perfecting our proven and proprietary curriculum that is not available anywhere else.

NO
They re-purpose old curriculum or software that your child may have already seen in school.
“Do you test verbally, as well as in writing?”

YES
A verbal as well as a written assessment allows us to form a three dimensional picture of a students strengths and weaknesses

NO
They are not interested in learning how your child thinks through an open ended verbal assessment.
“Do you customize instruction for each child?” YES
A customized program is assembled for each student that addresses their weaknesses and builds on their strengths.
NO
They have one instructional continuum – and expect your child to fit in.
“Do you use various media and methods to teach my child?” YES
We recognize that there are many learning styles (notably visual, auditory, written, and kinesthetic) and use a combination of guided practice, manipulatives, and the latest computer software to engage students at every level and endow them with a deep understanding and love of mathematics.
NO
They either work only with worksheets or only on the computer.

Mathnasium says YES.
   

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