Last month, my daughter came home with her CMT (Connecticut Mastery Test) report for the 4th grade. We were surprised to see the results. Before I talk about the results, let me share some backgroun…

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##### Thinkster vs Kumon. An Insider’s Perspective

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on my Maths Insider blog comparing Thinkster Math to Kumon Math. I used to run my own Kumon® centre in the UK and 2 of my own children worked through the Kumon program …

##### Yes, America Agrees! Math is the Most Important Subject of All

Math has never been seen as the coolest subject on the block, with math lovers being called geeks, nerds and worse! However, there’s no escaping the fact, even amongst the haters, that knowing y…