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Study in the summer? Why not!

Summer is a time for relaxation and fun, but that doesn't mean our brains have to take a break too. At EMC, we offer two exciting math courses during the summer: Fun Math and Competition Math. You can choose to enroll in one or both courses, and enjoy two lessons per week. [...]

What sets EMC apart from other math schools

Our first priority is to teach a child to think independently. The role of the teacher is to ask guiding questions and facilitate class discussions. EMC teachers do not aim to teach children pre-made solutions to typical problems, only to then assign similar homework. [...]

Overview of Math Competitions that EMC prepares students for

EMC holds workshops to prepare students for math competitions. We have selected Noetic, Math Kangaroo, and the AMC 8 for our students. We choose these three because they are a great way to enter the world of mathematical contests. They [...]

I even wanted to volunteer with Anna - to be closer to math and to this joyful atmosphere

Alena Borisova, mother of two EMC students, shared how her son's success in mathematics made him a self-confident person.

How to teach arithmetic and make it exciting for kids 5-6 years?

EMC director, Anna Margolis, just met for a math evaluation with a 6 year old girl. It turned out that her dad regularly gives her simple arithmetic problems to do ‘on her fingers.’ […]

Math resources for parents

EMC director Anna Margolis compiled a list of books and teaching materials that help make teaching math to kids fun. […]‍

3 Active Summer Math Games for Kids

Are you looking for cool math games to play with your kids this summer? Here are a few favorites from our director Anna Margolis! […]

Math in the Time of War

This article will not be about teaching, as it usually is on our blog. We’ve been busy and would like to share a little bit with you about the life of the school in the past month. Our school was founded by people born in Ukraine and Russia. So many of us – teachers, students […]

The Green Pen Method

The first mention of the “green pen method” was in Amonashvili’s book “Zdravstvuite, deti!” (Hello, children!), published in 1983, USSR. Later on, the blogger Tatiana Ivanko began to incorporate this method and published her own article about it (although her blog no longer exists). This article became immensely popular within the Russian-speaking online community. At […]

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