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Interviews with parents, students, teachers, educators, and people who help to spread the love for mathematics.

May22

Math Phobia and Homeschooling? Smartick is The Perfect Fit

Math Phobia and Homeschooling? Smartick is The Perfect Fit

Smartick has been benefitting homeschooling families in North America since it was first launched by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2014. Don’t believe us? Hear it for yourself from Maria, a homeschooling Mom located in Canada. She wrote to us explaining how her journey with Smartick began, despite her math phobia. We hope that […]

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Oct23

Prepare children and let math open doors

Prepare children and let math open doors

Numbers are woven into the fabric of our society, whether we like it or not. We need math to pursue degrees like engineering, calculate a customer’s change, or prepare a meal for a family of five. The subject is critical in a child’s education. Despite the subject being an integral part of our lives, we […]

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Sep11

More Insights From a Leading Education Expert

More Insights From a Leading Education Expert

September is here! For many, this means the end of summer and back to school. Of course, there are kids whose academic term is already well underway. At Smartick, the summer holidays have come and gone and we are excited to see what this fall brings. Particularly, to kick off this month with a breath […]

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Aug30

How can you avoid math anxiety?

How can you avoid math anxiety?

Your heart beats faster. Your hands get clammy. Sweat beads start to hinder your eyesight. You’re not running a race. Instead, the teacher just called on you to solve a math problem in front of the class. Your anxiety skyrockets. Many students (and adults) can relate to this uncomfortable situation. Unfortunately, more often than not, […]

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Jul31

“Honestly, I’d Struggle If I Didn’t Have Smartick”

“Honestly, I’d Struggle If I Didn’t Have Smartick”

At Smartick, we want children to master the math foundations. We know that math is a critical skill and can be the key for a brighter future. However, we also place value in abilities that go beyond automated calculation. For this reason, we want to help students develop critical thinking, problem-solving skills, healthy study habits, […]

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Jun26

Smartick, South Africa, and a Common Thread 

Smartick, South Africa, and a Common Thread 

Smartick visits South Africa I had the chance to travel with Smartick Co-founder Javier Arroyo to Johannesburg, South Africa in April. During our time there, we had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful Smartick families. Today, I want to introduce you to Aasiyah. She is a Smartick mom of 9-year-old Dhilwan living in South Africa. […]

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May15

Returning the reviews favor!

Returning the reviews favor!

Your Opinion Matters Favorite sushi restaurants in the neighborhood? Any recommendations for non-fiction book?  What is this online math program all about? In this day and age of online reviews, whether it’s for restaurants, books, and educational programs, many turn to the comments and experiences of others to help them make an informed decision. I […]

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Apr17

”With Smartick, I Have No Need for a Tutor ”

”With Smartick, I Have No Need for a Tutor ”

At Smartick we always what to know more about our families around the world. How they heard about us, and what concerns made them think about a reinforcement program for mathematics. In the United Kingdom, we are creating a ”Smartick Family” that, although small compared to our ”world-class,” continues to grow. More and more children […]

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