This blog post was written by Caroline Mukisa. She runs the Maths Insider blog and is also a Thinkster Math coach. As a former Kumon instructor who now works as an instructor with Thinkster Math, I’m…

##### Expert Interview Series: Sumi Chakraborty About the Math Curriculum For Which Thinkster Provides Tutoring Services

The educators at Thinkster recognize that developing a math curriculum is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. That’s why we’ve mapped our curriculum to the markets we serve – the la…

##### Why You Should Explore Other Alternatives to Kumon Tutoring This School Year

With school back in session, kids around the country are back in the classroom learning math. Inevitably, some of those kids are going to struggle or need enrichment beyond their current grade level, …

##### Apps for Teaching Math: Read what The New York Times Says

What is integral to Thinkster’s innovative online tutoring program but is missing from almost all other apps for teaching math? According to New York Times science reporter Kenneth Chang, it’s a human…

##### Thinkster – As Featured in the New York Times!

Today The New York Times featured Thinkster Math (previously Tabtor Math) in their STEM column which covers developments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The article titled A Math …

##### Accelerated Math Alternatives to Kumon

Kumon has emerged as one of the most popular tutoring centers over the past two decades. In addition to catering to children struggling in math, Kumon is an option for parents who want to expose their…

##### Free eBook: Choosing A Math Tutoring Provider

Life is all about choices and as parents, we have a lot of them. If your child is struggling with math, there are multiple programs and practices that could raise their confidence and help them get th…

##### Thinkster Math did it in 1 year what Kumon could not do in 3 years!

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…

##### Advice from an ex Kumon parent

We’ve been asking our Thinkster members to give us feedback on the program. This is the text of an email that one new Thinkster member sent us last week:…

##### 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 f…