Math Nights

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Mathnasium is Putting the "M" in STEM Education

Watch this video from National PTA President Jim Accomando who will introduce you to Math Nights, including Mathnasium and their involvement in our STEM + Families initiative:

What is Mathnasium?

  • A proud Founding Sponsor of National PTA’s STEM+Families.
  • Math-only experts in over 1000 learning center locations worldwide.
  • Foundational to advanced tutoring for grades 2-12.
  • Transforming children’s lives by helping them understand and enjoy math.

Mathnasium


Host a Math Night

What are Math Nights?

  • Involve families in a fun, enjoyable shared math experience
  • Events co-hosted by PTAs and Mathnasium in schools across the country
  • Turn-key: Mathnasium provides all games and materials for easy execution
  • Offered in support of National PTA's STEM + Families Initiative
  • Help kids explore math at their own levels through games and activities
  • Empowering kids of all backgrounds to become interested in STEM education and careers

Math Nights in Action

Check out these OneVoice blog posts on local PTAs' events for examples of Math Nights across the country.

Blog Articles

Fun at Math Nights

Learning Mathematics

Cards & Numbers


How Can My PTA Host a Math Night?

Team up with your local Mathnasium center! Mathnasium is dedicated to bringing fun and exciting Math Nights to elementary schools nationwide. Even if you are not awarded one of the national grants, your local Mathnasium is happy to work with you to put on a Math Night at your school.

Are you interested? If so, find and contact your local Mathnasium using this Mathnasium location search. When reaching out, be sure to discuss:

  • Prizes or food – Who will bring prizes? Food? What type?
  • Volunteers – How many volunteers can you supply? How many volunteers can Mathnasium bring? What is the process for getting school clearance?
  • Press or media – Will any newspapers attend? How can your PTA and Mathnasium work together to get the word out?
  • Time and date – What dates work best for Mathnasium? What dates work with your PTA and school calendar?

Your PTA will be in charge of providing the space, promoting the night, and coordinating with the local Mathnasium. Check out this toolkit for free tools, resources and templates to host a successful Math Night.


STEM + Families Math Night Grant

2018 National PTA STEM + Families Math Night Grant, Sponsored by Mathnasium

35 local PTAs were awarded $1,000 to host a STEM + Families Math Night at their elementary school between Oct. 1, 2018 and Jan. 31, 2019 as part of the 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Math Grant, sponsored by Mathnasium.

Didn't win the grant or missed applying? Don't worry! You don't need to be awarded a grant to host a Math Night. Watch the above video to see how your PTA can host a successful Math Night and start planning one now!


Want to learn more about Mathnasium? Check out the Mathnasium YouTube Channel.

National PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement of Mathnasium is implied.


Questions?

Email Programs@PTA.org or call (800) 307-4782.


Sponsors

Bayer
Founding &
Presenting Sponsor

Mathnasium
Microsoft
Founding Sponsors

littleBits
ThinkFun
Supporting Sponsors


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