Taking kids from the top of the class to the top of the nation, Canada's largest after-school enrichment program launches registration for new locations in the U.S.

DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Engineered to elevate and designed to innovate, Spirit of Math is committed to enriching the next generation of thought leaders. The award-winning organization's uniquely effective approach to mathematics education is powered by over 25 years of on-campus research and development, and Spirit of Math specializes in addressing the needs of hardworking students who want to excel. Utilizing a pivotal teaching model that improves students' teamwork, community engagement and overall scholastic success, the concept boosts test scores and builds confidence. Following a successful U.S. pilot program, Spirit of Math will welcome high-achievers to new campuses in Plano and Southlake, Texas, and Vestavia Hills, Alabama, in January 2015.

  • WHAT: Critical reasoning and creative thinking unlock the ability to achieve peak performance; that's why Spirit of Math immerses students in the true essence – the Spirit – of math. With dynamic solutions for high-achievers, the organization instills scalable problem-solving skills to help students discover extraordinary opportunities through academic excellence.
  • WHO: Serving grades one through eleven, the after-school enrichment program was created to release the genius in every child. Spirit of Math motivates students by taking them through a fast-paced curriculum in a classroom setting, and the combination of independent study and collaborative instruction improves mathematics performance, as well as the fundamental skills necessary to become a strong leader.
  • HOW: Spirit of Math's cooperative approach to learning was created by teachers working in the classroom, and the four-strand curriculum is a direct result of their extensive experience and insight. Developed by problem solvers for problem solvers, the program provides a challenging yet supportive environment that celebrates students' successes – and reminds them it's ok to struggle.
  • WHERE: Registration for campuses in Texas and Alabama began on November 15, and classes get underway in both areas in early January 2015. Spirit of Math will also be expanding into new U.S. cities in the year ahead; please visit SpiritofMath.com for the latest location updates.

Discussing the Spirit of Math difference, co-founder and CEO Kim Ledger Langen concludes, "One of our many advantages is that our program is designed to best prepare students for their future with a combination of drills, skills and problem solving." Catch the Spirit as we change the equation for bright minds across North America.

To request a media exclusive, interview, press kit, logo, image, and/or galley copy of Spirit of Math's Releasing the Genius® Series of workbooks, contact abby.gregory@brownbooks.com. Learn more about the program online at SpiritofMath.com, or connect with the organization on Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACT: abby.gregory@brownbooks.com

Source: Spirit of Math