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Plan like a unicorn: summer math strategy spectacular — Wed 6/2 @ 5 pm eastern (FREE and virtual)

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Has the last year of math been, shall we say, a bit of a nightmare?   

Do you wish summer math could be…magical, meaningful and joyful?

But how can you plan for summer math learning, when everything is constantly changing?

When you might feel like your child just got shafted out of a year and a half of math education?

When you might feel completely, utterly at a loss of how to help your child, after exhausting yourself, trying everything, during the pandemic?

That’s why I am going to share the secrets of how to plan like a unicorn.

And you’re invited!

WHAT: PLAN LIKE A UNICORN: SUMMER MATH STRATEGY SPECTACULAR

WHEN: Wednesday, June 2nd

@ 5-6 pm eastern

WHO: 2nd-4th graders and their parents

WHERE: On zoom!

COST: FREE!


During our Summer Math Strategy Spectacular, you will: 

• Be guided through an interactive self-assessment process

• To create your own customized summer math learning plan that your child will actually embrace

• While discovering ways to make summer math effective and enjoyable!

• Plus, hone your math magic with us, 

practicing problems of your choice that you submit in advance.

And, learn from each other, as students take turns 

getting one-on-one magical math guidance in front of the group

all sprinkled with stories, songs, joyful movement, and meaningful interaction.

You will be on your way to having a new, better, DIFFERENT experience of math this summer—unicorn style. 

Put your best dress-up outfit, bring a scrumptious snack, and grab your most magical pencil!  I can’t wait to see you there!

Join us from WHEREVER you are — it’s on zoom!

I can’t wait to share this with you!

Sending you love,

REBECCA, the magical math unicorn

PS. Do you know someone you think might want to come to our party? Invite them to join us, too!

Free, virtual math Unicorn party: FULL MOON FRACTIONS, Wed 5/26 @ 4-5 pm eastern

Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Is your child struggling with fractions?

Do you feel like somehow, your child just lost a year and a half of math education due to COVID, even though they showed up for everything?

Are you tired of the gnawing feeling that your child is getting further and further behind, even if their classroom teacher is saying everything is “fine”?

This is what parents are telling me they’re going through right now.  

So I want to do something about it.  I want to help you!

And I want to do it — MATH UNICORN STYLE. 

So mark your calendar and get ready to FROLIC with FRACTIONS under the illumination of the FULL MOON!

WHAT: Full Moon Fractions

WHEN: Wed, May 26th

@4-5 pm Eastern

WHO: 2nd-4th graders and their parents

WHERE: On zoom!

COST: FREE

During our fraction party, you will:

—Discover secret tools to crack the mysteries of fractions—so they are CLEAR and MEANINGFUL.

—Hone your math magic with us, 

practicing fraction problems of your choice that you submit in advance.

Learn from each other, as students take turns 

getting one-on-one magical math guidance from me in front of the group.

And we will do it all in a unique, joyful, MAGICAL environment—

sprinkled with stories, singing, gleeful movement, and meaningful learning.

You’ll be on your way to confidently saying, “Fractions?  Let’s get crackin’!” as you toss your unicorn mane with confidence and flair!

Dress up in your best unicorn attire, bring a tasty snack, and sharpen your sparkliest pencil!  

Join us from WHEREVER you are — it’s on zoom!

Sending you love,

REBECCA,

the magical math unicorn

PS. Know someone you think might want to join our party? Invite them to join us!

Word Problem? No problem! Come to our free Word Problem Tea Party, Sat, March 27th, 11 am-12 noon eastern!

Friday, March 5th, 2021
A screenshot from our last math tea party!

By popular demand: I will be co-hosting a special math tea party with Mrs. B (of Tea With Mrs. B), entirely devoted to the wild and wonderful world of WORD PROBLEMS!

WHAT: Word Problem Tea Party

FOR: Elementary-aged students and their parents to attend together

WHEN: Saturday, March 27th @ 11am-12 noon eastern

COST: FREE!

At our word problem tea party, you will:

–Discover secret tools that will help you confidently crack ANY word problem–even the ones that seem complicated, overwhelming, or totally confusing!

–Hone your math skills with us, practicing word problems of your choice that you submit in advance.

–Take turns getting one-on-one magical math guidance from me!

Parents will learn easy ways to communicate with your child about math and get to see excellent math communication skills being modeled. 

–We will do it all in a joyful tea party environment, sprinkled with Mrs. B’s signature whimsy, etiquette, and fun!

You’ll be on your way to confidently saying, “Word Problem? NO PROBLEM!” as you sip your tea with confidence and flair!

Just click here to register!

I can’t wait to see you there!!

Sending you love,

REBECCA, 

the magical math unicorn


PS. And please share with anyone who you sense could use this support!

Magical Math Tea Party, Sat 2/20 @ 10-11 am Eastern

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
A recent magical math tea party!

Do you wish you and your child could actually LOVE math?

Come and join me, the magical math unicorn, and kids-etiquette-legend Mrs. B for a virtual math lesson and tea time!

This is a special event for elementary school aged students and their parents to attend together.

We will unveil the secrets of making math magical so you and your child can actually LOVE math in 2021.

You will learn three secrets of making math magical that can be used on any problem, at any grade level.

We will practice applying these tools together, choosing from problems you send to us in advance, and participants will take turns getting help on their specific problems.

Brew your favorite tea and don your most festive party hat!

WHAT: Magical Math Tea Party

FOR: Elementary-aged students and their parents to attend together

WHEN: Saturday Feb 20th @ 10-11 am eastern

COST: FREE

Just click here to register!
I can’t wait to see you there!!

Sending you love,

REBECCA,

the magical math unicorn


PS. And please share with anyone who you sense could use this support!

Me and my co-host, kids’ etiquette legend, Mrs. B!

Related posts:

Math Tutoring Is Not Cancelled

Confused about Fractions? Visualize Brownies, not Pizzas

Testimonial: I’m Officially a Unicorn

Magical Math Tea Party, Sat 1/23 @ 10-11 am Eastern

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Do you wish you could magically start the new year off right with math? 

Come and join me and kids-etiquette-legend Mrs. B for a FREE virtual math lesson and tea time!

This is a special event for elementary school aged students and their parents to attend together.

We will unveil the secrets of making math magical so you and your child can have a new, different, BETTER experience with math in 2021.  

You will learn simple, effective, fun tools that can be used on any problem, at any grade level.

We will practice applying these tools together, choosing from problems you send to us in advance, and participants will take turns getting help on their specific problems.

Brew your favorite tea and don your most festive party hat!

WHAT: Magical Math Tea Party

FOR: Elementary-aged students and their parents to attend together

WHEN: Saturday 1/23 @ 10-11 am eastern

COST: FREE

Click HERE to register!

I can’t wait to see you there!!

Sending you love,

REBECCA

PS. And please share with anyone who you sense could use this support! I’ve been making math magical online since 2009 and I know how to do it in a way that is effective, fun, and energizing. So come and join us!

NOTE: While I work with students from 1st through 12th grade in my one-on-one math tutoring programs, this event is for elementary school students and their parents.

The Math Unicorn is on vacation until Jan 11th, 2021

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

Just a heads up, I’m on holiday break until Monday Jan 11th, 2021.

I am pacing myself for the marathon of COVID and 2021, and want to make sure that I am replenished so I can fully serve my clients in the new year. 

So if you’re submitting an application for your child to tutor with me, or you’ve purchased an intro session, you’ll hear back from me on Mon Jan 11th.

I’m excited to connect with you in a re-energized state!

Sending you love,

REBECCA

The Math Unicorn is back! FREE Math Tea Parties – Sept 1 & 2, 2020

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

The other day, a rising 4th grader who came to our first math tea party wanted to know, “When is the next one?” 

Well, good news! Our next math tea party is next week!

And you’re invited!

Do you feel overwhelmed by suddenly having to teach your kid math?

Wondering how you’ll make it through another school year full of unknowns? 

Filled with dread trying to explain math homework? 

Would you rather eat razor blades than face another year of trying to do this alone?

Do you wish you could actually make math…magical? 

Then come join us this coming Tues 9/1 and Wed 9/2 at 4 pm eastern,
as I join forces with beloved tea party legend, Mrs. B of Tea With Mrs B
for this fun virtual event.

We will unveil the secrets of making math magical that I’ve discovered over my career as a Professional Math Unicorn, helping creative, passionate, unique kids achieve true math mastery.

You will learn simple, effective, fun tools that can be used on any problem and at any grade level.

Then we will practice applying these tools together, 
choosing from problems you bring to class, 
with participants taking turns in the spotlight getting help directly from me.

Wear your favorite tea party hat, and bring your favorite tea!

This event is designed for:
– parents, 
– or parents and kids *together*,
– but is NOT for kids to attend solo.   
(This is NOT a “drop-off” event.)

NOTE: This time we’re splitting it into two age groups: 

Tuesday, September 1st 

Time: 4-5pm eastern

Grades: 1 & 2

Cost: FREE

Location: virtual, on Zoom (link will be sent 24 hours prior to event)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER yourself & your 1st-2nd grader

—-
Wednesday, September 2nd

Time: 4-5pm eastern

Grades: 3 & up

Cost: FREE

Location: virtual, on Zoom (link will be sent 24 hours prior to event)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER yourself & your 3rd-12th grader

I can’t wait to see you there!!

Sending you love,

REBECCA

PS. And please share with anyone who you sense could use this support! I’ve been making math magical online since 2009 and I know how to do it in a way that is effective, fun, and energizing. So come and join us!

Related posts:

Math tutoring is not cancelled

An 8th grader goes from “math meltdown” to “math touchdown”

What to do when your kid’s math fills you with dread

Three simple steps to actually tell if your kid understands what’s going on with math

Is your kid a creative, passionate, unique, visionary of the future?

The Math Unicorn is Back! Free Magical Math Tea Parties, Thurs 5/14 and Fri 5/15 @ noon eastern!

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Yesterday, a 4th grader who came to our first math tea party wanted to know, “When is the next one?”

Well, good news! Our next math tea party is next week!

And you’re invited!

Do you feel overwhelmed by suddenly having to homeschool your child with math?

Wondering how you’ll make it through the rest of the school year?

Filled with dread trying to explain math homework?

Do you wish you could actually make math…magical?

Then come join us this coming Thurs 5/14 and Fri 5/15 @ noon eastern,
as I join forces with beloved tea party legend, Mrs. B of Tea With Mrs B,
for this fun virtual event.

We will unveil the secrets of making math magical that I’ve discovered over my career as a Virtual Magical Math Tutor, helping creative, passionate, unique kids achieve true math mastery.

You will learn simple, effective, fun tools that can be used on any problem and at any grade level.

Then we will practice applying these tools together,
choosing from problems you bring to class,
with participants taking turns in the spotlight getting help directly from me.

Wear your favorite tea party hat, and bring your favorite tea!

This event is designed for:
– parents, 
– or parents and kids *together*,
– but is NOT for kids to attend solo. 
(This is NOT a “drop-off” event.)

NOTE: This time we’re splitting it into two age groups: 

Thurs 5/14 @ noon eastern 
for 3rd graders and up, with their parents
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER yourself & your 3rd-12th grader

and Fri 5/15 @ noon eastern
for 1st & 2nd graders, with their parents
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER yourself & your 1st-2nd grader

COST: Free!  
LOCATION: On zoom! You’ll get the link when you register

And please share with anyone who you sense could use this support!

Related links:
Testimonial: I’m Officially a Math Unicorn
Case Study: a 5th grader goes from saying “Math Doesn’t Like Me” to singing and dancing about math while wearing a purple tutu
What Parents Of Math-Confident Children Secretly Do (That Typical Parents Don’t) – #1

Thurs April 23: Virtual Math Tea Party–you’re invited!

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Feeling stressed out about doing math with your child?

Come to our virtual math tea party, Thurs April 23rd, 6-7:30 pm eastern!

Parents have been thrust into a trial by fire—learning to balance on the tightrope between our jobs and as de-facto in-home teachers.

If you’re finding yourself at the end of that (tight) rope, and you’d like support, join me (along with co-host, beloved etiquette legend Mrs. B of Tea With Mrs. B) for a virtual math lesson and tea time!

During this lesson:

1. We will unveil the secrets of making math magical. You will learn simple, effective, fun tools that can be used on any problem, at any grade level. 

2. We will practice applying these tools together, choosing from problems you bring to tea. Participants will take turns getting help on their specific problems.

Brew your favorite tea, and don your most festive party hat! 

Please email 1-3 math problems in advance to work through together during the call. 

We are in this together, and will walk you through this rather intimidating subject with our signature magic and whimsy. 

WHEN: Thurs April 23rd, 6-7:30 pm eastern (register here)

WHERE: on zoom! (link provided after registration)

COST: It’s FREE! Parents and children are welcome to attend together or parent may attend on his or her own.

AGES: Parents & children from 3rd-12th grade

I’m excited to see you there!!

Sending you love,
REBECCA,
The Professional Math Unicorn 😉

PS. Just click here to register!

Math Tutoring Is Not Cancelled

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

I know that your school/community is probably either closed, switching to remote learning, or deciding to do one or the other, and that this is probably super stressful for you.

I’ve been working remotely with all my clients since 2010. Working this way is totally normal for me.

So if you (or someone you know) are looking for one-on-one remote math tutoring during this time—even when you’re super stressed, worried, overwhelmed, and/or uncertain—just call me, 617-888-0160, or email me, rebeccazook@gmail.com.

We are in an exceptional time, but learning is not cancelled. Mastery is not cancelled. Creativity is not cancelled. Joy is not cancelled. Math tutoring is not cancelled.

I’m here for you.

Sending you love,
REBECCA
Professional Math Unicorn

PS. Please share with anyone you think might find this helpful!

PPS. Here’s what one of my student’s mom’s recently shared about their experience with me: “My daughter just did not get math. At all. As she progressed through elementary and middle schools, tutored all the way, she kept falling further behind.

“[Now], my daughter is on a steady trajectory forward, enjoys geometry, loves Rebecca, and is looking forward to higher level math. My daughter participates more in class, isn’t hiding from math, and seems to actually enjoy learning geometry. I call Rebecca my daughter’s unicorn – a rare and wondrous thing – a teacher worth her weight in gold.”