Category: Math

One Last Opportunity to Shine

Don’t forget that Wednesday, September 20 is the deadline to enter the 5th Annual Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund’s Discover Your Passion™ Competition. Do you know a student who would like to pursue a passion further? Violin? Soccer? Chess? Science? Drawing? Video Game Design? Debate? Social Justice? Improv? If they are in 2nd to 12th grades in New York City, then they are eligible for the fifth annual Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund’s Discover Your Passion™ Competition. Applications will be accepted from April 22, 2017 until September 20, 2017. Previous…

You Asked, We Answered- FREE Professional Development, Teachers!

Educators, Want FREE Professional Development to support the advanced learners in your classroom? Now is your chance. While the donated seats last, we’re offering a FREE Professional Development opportunity to all NYC and surrounding area – public, independent, charter and homeschool educators. Visit the 2016 NYC G&T Symposium site and use discount code: PALTEACH Teachers, don’t miss the keynote, Finding Nourishment for Advanced…

It’s Here! The 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented ‘Right Fit’ Symposium & Benefit, March 12, 2015

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 12, 2016 and join PALNYC and our partners at the 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium & Benefit— one day to invest in your child’s future. Update your calendar! PALNYC announces the second biennial 2016 NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium & Benefit is now on Saturday, March 12, 2016! — one day to invest in your child’s future. This day-long symposium,…

The NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair

Welcome Families, Educators & Ed Tech Enthusiasts! Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC and New York Family on Saturday, November 8, 2014 for The NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair:  Introducing Families to Ed Tech Learning Tools through Engaging Play Part carnival, part scavenger hunt, part education fair for parents and their children in kindergarten through 8th grade, the A’Fair is an interactive, fun-filled event that introduces NYC…

60 Days of Summer Fun… #13- Incorporate Math Creatively

Why torture your child with meaningless drill and kill math when there are plenty of creative ways to explore mathematical thinking this summer. Drill and kill may be useful when learning multiplication tables or when more practice is needed in an area of weakness. But the summer should be fun, and when incorporating math, do your best to lighten the load. As you…

60 Days of Summer Fun… #1- The Daily Learning Routine

Summer is officially here and whether your child is at camp, on a family vacation with you, or with a caregiver during the week, PALNYC has you covered. We’ve got 60 Days of Summer Fun to beat the summer brain drain and prevent your child’s summer learning loss. For starters, don’t miss the recap of our 2014 signature session for parents last month on Preventing…

Happy Birthday Rubik’s Cube

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube—an iconic logic game and classic brain teaser. The Rubik’s Cube has been engaging kids and adults alike since its invention in 1974 while teaching basic math concepts like spatial reasoning in the process. According to You CAN Do the Rubik’s Cube a web resource for learning to solve the cube, “holding…

ONE MORE ‘SPATIAL’ EVENING WITH THE CENTER FOR MATHEMATICAL TALENT’S SIAN & MARK

Join us Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Downtown Community Center in Tribeca for another FREE interactive math workshop that will give your mind a workout.  BEYOND FLASHCARDS: VISUAL & SPATIAL THINKING: Supporting your Child’s Ability to Visualize Mathematics An important component of mathematics is visualization. Beyond Flashcards: Visual & Spatial Thinking, is the final session of a four-part free…

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS and more…

Spring is finally here and with it, more great local workshops for parents, educators and families. Don’t miss The Beyond Flashcards Math Series in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at NYU’s Courant Institute.  Join us for Part 3 of our 4-Part math series, Beyond Flashcards: Logic Tuesday, April 8 from 6:30-8pm at the Downtown Community Center in Tribeca. Sian Zelbo and…

FREE Parent & Educator Workshop this Monday, March 10- BEYOND FLASHCARDS: Meaningful Arithmetic

Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC] in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent [CMT] at NYU’s Courant Institute for Part 2 of our 4-Part math series, Beyond Flashcards: Exploring Mathematics with Children this Monday, March 10 from 6:30-8pm at the Downtown Community Center in Tribeca. Arithmetic is an essential building block in mathematics. Without proper understanding of key concepts, a simple problem could…