**WE BELIEVE** that mathematics is critical to life. It’s a language that empowers us to communicate, solve problems, and make sense of our world.

**WE BELIEVE** that math learning is about more than just a good grade. It’s about deep conceptual understanding that supports ongoing growth and continued development.

**WE BELIEVE** that all students can learn math the right way — really learn and understand it more deeply — when we believe in them, expect them to participate, and encourage them to own their learning.

**WE BELIEVE** that all students deserve the opportunity to develop into creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, life-long learners, and more capable adults.

If you believe the same, we have the resources and support you need to make this math magic happen at home! Explore the articles below for strategies to help combat math hate, develop a growth mindset in your student, and much more!

A positive attitude and growth mindset can help students persevere and see the rewards of productive struggle.

Here are some strategies to help your students stop identifying themselves as "bad at math."

Education is not a spectator sport. We need to encourage our children to actively engage and participate in it.

The goal with traditional methods of math instruction is to get the right answer, but research shows that it's important for students to explain their thinking.

It's amazing how many math myths are out there these days. Believing these myths can lead students (not to mention adults) to believe that math is "too hard," "not for them," or just plain unattainable. That's nonsense! Dr. Bob Hausmann, author and Learning Technology Scientist, and Amy Jones Lewis, our Senior Director of Instructional Design, bust these myths one by one in the articles below.

Bob and Amy debunk these common myths:

- "I don't have the math gene."
- "If I get the right answer, then I shouldn't have to explain why."

Bob and Amy debunk these common myths:

- Asking questions means you don't understand.
- There is only one correct way to solve a math problems.

Bob and Amy debunk these common myths:

- Students use only 10% of their brains.
- "If I just watch a video, then I will understand the math."

Bob and Amy debunk these common myths:

- "I learn best when instruction matches my learning style."
- "If I know the rule, then I understand the math."

Bob and Amy debunk these common myths:

- FASTER = SMARTER
- Some students are right-brained learners while others are left-brained learners.