These are stories about real students here at MFM.
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Ryan wasn’t understanding math the way it was being taught to him in school, mostly through verbal instruction, worksheets, and the computer program, and Prodigy. The school actually had a decent curriculum, but the teachers either weren’t trained in…read more
She was having quite a bit of anxiety and a very difficult time focusing on her work in and out of school. Homework would take up to 3 hours every single night, just to do a worksheet! It made her agitated and frustrated and in turn, we as parents…read more
Ethan hated math! He tried and tried to get it, but it just made him really frustrated! He struggled to understand and remember concepts. Accordingly, I felt like I had to come up with 57 different ways to teach a concept so that maybe one of them…read more
Big box tutoring is frustrating! We have tried in person tutoring in the past. To be honest, getting someone to show up consistently has been a struggle, and the big box math tutoring companies (Sylvan, Kumon) do not have the personalized, conven…read more
Logistics played a big part. Finding time in our busy schedule to drive to one more thing was a concern. Comfort level played another big part. Being at home made it far more comfortable for my daughter. Her surroundings were familiar which I…read more
Cam had so many tutors in the past that were not helpful or able to teach the content where his ADD mind could understand. He would get extremely frustrated and shut down. We took a break for a while before trying to start again. He was adamant…read more
About Math for Middles
MFM is a great choice for families fed up with traditional tutoring not meeting their child's needs.
It's time for a different approach.
Our coaches have training in multisensory math techniques and special training that allows us to work confidently with middle school math student's that have diagnosed and undiagnosed learning differences.
We have worked with students that struggle with executive functioning, ADD, dyslexia, poor working memory problems, and autism.