How to Encourage Curiosity and Passion for Learning in Your Student
June 19, 2019
Parents often wonder how to help their children reach their fullest potential. Here’s how you can encourage your child to pursue their passions and find inspiration in the world around them.
Teaching at AoPS Academy
June 5, 2019
AoPS Academy teacher Irene Cullen describes what motivated her to take up teaching, and what she finds enjoyable and rewarding about being a part of the AoPS Academy team.
Reading Math Like a Beast
May 29, 2019
Often, aspiring math beasts struggle to make sense of problems given to them in word form. But learning to do so is a worthwhile and necessary skill to build, since that’s what’s going to help students see how to apply the tools of arithmetic, geometry, and algebra to their lives outside of the classroom.
How to Get Younger Students Excited about Creative Problem Solving
May 22, 2019
Young students deserve to find out that math is creative, fun, and social—and that it’s fine not to get everything right! Positive experiences with problem-solving contests like Math Kangaroo, Math League, and MOEMS are a great way to learn both lessons.
Avoid FOMO, Take Summer Classes with AoPS
May 15, 2019
There are academic and social benefits to taking summer classes. Academic summer classes challenge and stretch your mind in new ways. You get to dig into interesting topics you wouldn’t necessarily get to study during the school year. And you’ll make friends with kids who share your interests.
Self-Paced Prealgebra: Everything You Need to Know about the Newest AoPS Online Course
May 8, 2019
Curious about the new self-paced class format recently launched? Here’s plenty of details about the course, how it works, and how to decide if it’s right for your student.
What’s Next after Beast Academy?
May 1, 2019
Have you wondered what should come after Beast Academy, or when to know if your child is ready? We sat down with Anakaren Santana, Curriculum Lead for BAO, and talked about that in detail.
Who’s That Moderator?
April 25, 2019
Have you ever wondered who the moderators are in the AoPS Online classroom? There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes at AoPS, and this is a snapshot of what we do to keep classes running smoothly.
Math Competitions When You’re Not Competitive
April 17, 2019
The AoPS CPO has always had a love/hate relationship with math competitions. Here’s what her experience was like entering math competitions later than many of her teammates: