Dallas Innovates | Reasoning Mind: Online Math Class a Plus for Kids

June 14, 2016

Students at Momentous School in Dallas study math using an online program from nonprofit, Reasoning Mind. Photo by Hannah Ridings.

Students at Momentous School in Dallas study math using an online program from nonprofit, Reasoning Mind. Photo by Hannah Ridings.

 

The excerpt below is from Heather Noel’s article, “Reasoning Mind: Online Math Class a Plus for Kids” published in Dallas Innovates. Read the full article here.

Yesenia Avila can tackle a math problem in a matter of seconds.

When, “23 + 6,” flashes across her tablet, she records the sum without any hesitation.

“I can sit and do math in my head,” says the 8-year-old proudly.

Adding and subtracting are important concepts for students to master in second grade, especially when it involves two- and three-digit numbers, said Yesenia’s teacher, Sarah Sullivan.

“They have to know adding and subtracting ends and outs by third grade because in third grade they’ll start multiplication and division,” Sullivan said.

Sullivan’s students at the private Momentous School in Oak Cliff use an online program called Reasoning Mind to supplement her math instruction.

Read the remainder of the article at Dallas Innovates by clicking here.

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