*A thank you note to one of our coaches: Dear Ms. Lee, thank you so much for teaching me math, especially calculus and pre-calculus. Your teaching has enhanced my understanding of problem solving and allowed me to succeed in all my high school math classes (I just took my AP Calc BC exam yesterday)! Now, as I near the end of my senior year, I want to let you know that the many hours I spent learning math and practicing have not been lost on me. I appreciate all the time you took to teach me, and I owe my current understanding of mathematics to you. All the best, Tony.*

**--Tony, May 2023***We love how Ellipsis Math program continues to challenge my daughter. My daughter is in Quest, but she was really being challenged throughout the past few years. The problem-solving materials were really good and made my daughter improves her critical thinking. The online classes have worked well for her, and she has enjoyed the advanced topics covered in class as well as the assignments.*

**-- A parent of student in Ellipsis Math 5, April 2023***A note to one of our coaches: Happy new year! I hope you are doing well. I’m Krithi a student you tutored for math a while back. I just wanted to send you an email thanking you for all the effort you put in to help me with math. I’m currently in AP Calculus AB at my school and without your help I would have really been struggling in the class. You taught me how important it is to understand the logic behind the math and trained me to think in creative ways to solve a problem. Thank you so much for working with me! Best, Krithi*

*--Krithi I, Jan 2023**We have been attending classes for the last 3 years. Among many mathematical clubs, we note a permanent highly organized teaching staff. Very highly and methodically planned material. Necessary entrance testing to understand where the child is and the aria of his knowledge. The first half of the year we were on Flax math to catch up with the class. The rest of the time attended classes. Very intensive summer programs. There is homework to be done. We are very satisfied with the quality and price.*

*--Irina D, Oct 2022**We are very happy and grateful to Ellipsis academy for my kids' math advancement! One of my kids did Ellipsis math for 4 years and Flex math for a year. Ms. Katie has been so encouraging and overall, it is a great fit. She is friendly, explains the concepts very well and expects a lot. My other kid started with Ms. Caitlin 5 months ago and has had a very good experience overall.*

*--Bilyana S, Sept 2022**My son was just at the middle level of 4th grade. We did online math with coach Alexa for about 6 months (1 class per week), and he was trending toward 5th grade math level. He also got the highest score at math assessment @ a private school’s 5th grade math foundation summer camp. Very impressed!*

*--Kitty S, Sept 2022**Outstanding services and value!*

Our middle school student is learning advanced mathematics with Kateryna over multiple years. Thanks to Kateryna's devotion and support they built a really unique relationship that helped us to be ahead of the HiCap classes' program and always get As.

The critical part of this success was that these flexible math classes are really interesting to the student (even during remote lessons with COVID lockdowns) thanks to the coach - thank you very much, Kateryna!

Our middle school student is learning advanced mathematics with Kateryna over multiple years. Thanks to Kateryna's devotion and support they built a really unique relationship that helped us to be ahead of the HiCap classes' program and always get As.

The critical part of this success was that these flexible math classes are really interesting to the student (even during remote lessons with COVID lockdowns) thanks to the coach - thank you very much, Kateryna!

*--Serge Sim, Sept 2022**Ethan started from hating Math and doing this class into loving it every week. I remember when he started in Ellipsis in 4th grade, he complained every week when he had to go to class. But now I don’t have to remind him his homework and his class every week. It’s amazing to see his transformation and you were a big part of it. We are grateful for your dedication and your patience in teaching.*

*--Helen E, June 2021*

*FlexMath sessions were highly beneficial for Anna to get the scores she did in the ISEE test. Thank you to Coach Caitlin!*

*--Marina B, May 2021*

*My son Dhruv got a perfect SAT score in Math and also a perfect ACT score. Huge applause to Ellipsis Academy! Thank you coach Louise for building strong foundation for Dhruv and encouraging and motivating him to solve complex problems.*

*--Suneetha C, April 2021*

*Thank you coach Wyatt for making Python 1 class so interesting to kids. Michael (2nd grade student) loves your class and keeps telling his classmates and teachers in school that he is excited to learn Python coding on weekends. Michael was absolutely blown away by the turtle module and excitedly showed us the turtle drawing a spiral after class last Saturday. He always enjoys spending time on coding homework.*

**--Jiahao M, April 2021**

*Our kid has been enrolled in Ellipsis Academy since 2nd grade (2 years, now) with Ms Akshaya (teacher) and he really likes his class. We as a parent, are happy to see the progress of our kid in Math and convinced with the course content every year. Thanks for giving our kid such a brilliant chance, we highly recommend Ellipsis Academy to everyone.*

**--Parent of 4th grader, Aug 2020**

*I really appreciate all the hard work and efforts Colton put into teaching his students. My son Asad Maknojia is always very happy and excited for this class. The most important aspect of these classes are the weekly assignments which are challenging, but very helpful to understand basic java concepts at the same time. Please let me know whenever Java 2 classes start in the summer.*

*--Neelam M, Mar 2021*

*Laura is really into Java coding. I never saw her show this level of enthusiasm on other subjects. She is extremely good at math but I don't see her spend the whole day on math work while she does on coding homework. Thanks Colton for your class to bring her into the coding world.*

**--Zhanlu, Oct 2020**

*My 7-year old son, Adrian, has been attending Ellipsis FlexMath for almost a year now. He has had great experiences with two fantastic coaches: Caitlin and Terry. Caitlin quickly adopted to his shy nature getting him excited about math at such a young age! When Caitlin went back to school, Terry found a way to motivate Adrian even when teaching virtually. Adrian really looks forward to every session that is highly individualized for his level of engagement and builds on previous class. I am so thankful that we have found this program. It builds and reinforces strong fundamentals while keeping math interesting. It does not have mundane repetition and instead focuses on critical thinking and creativity in math that can be applied to other subjects in upper classes. Thank you Elly and the teachers at Ellipsis for your fantastic work!*

**--Anna S, May 2020**

*I really enjoyed Java 1 because I learned a lot of new stuff that I never knew before. I think the instruction and teaching was spot on, but in my opinion, sometimes the homeworks were hard and we didn't have much time to do them. So I rate it 9/10*

**--Ayaan (Java 1 student), Oct 2020**

*Ellipsis Academy has helped me grow as a student tremendously. As a Cambridge student I was kind of worried that the FlexMath sessions wouldn’t help me or I would just end up more confused on the topics because of the different methods they might teach me. But I was wrong. In fact, thanks to my coach (Coach Jim) I was able to gain easier methods of solving harder math problems, such as solving differentiation and integration problems, and the extra practice with a tutor really helped boost my confidence in my math class. My math grades have definitely improved ever since I joined Ellipsis Academy.*

**--Khushi T, 10th grader at Juanita High School (Cambridge Program)**

*My son enjoyed the 2 Python classes with Jackson. I have seen my son’s improvement in Python and he was very diligent into finishing his homework before every class. He learned a lot from those 2 classes. He was very encourage by Jackson’s teaching that he tries some other stuff to learn more. Thank you Jackson for teaching and being an encouragement to Ethan.*

**--Helen E, Sep 2020**

*My daughter loves Katie's way of teaching and her approach. We are really excited to continue with Algebra*

**--Parent of 7th grader, Aug 2020**

*My son attending ellipsis for 4 years. This helps him to be top in his class. we will continue this program.*

**--Parent of 7th grader, Aug 2020**

*Highly recommended and my daughter really looking forward.*

**--Parent of 3rd grader, Aug 2020**

*I am amazed at the progress Roneet has made in Java in particular and coding in general. A good coach and academy makes a lot of difference, thank you Coach Colton and the Ellipsis Academy!*

**--Mitra S, Aug 2020**

*My 10 yr old really enjoyed the Ellipsis tech classes. The classes are project based, which make it a fun learning experience. More importantly, Edhi is a wonderful instructor with a true passion in teaching. He communicates the materials with the kids very well and welcomes questions. When my son already grasped a concept in the class, Edhi will always try to challenge him even more. I will not hesitate to enroll my son in Edhi's future tech class session.*

**--Shirley, parent of a 5th grader, April 2019**

***Ellipsis math program is very inspiring to my son. He was bored at school and Ellipsis Math was giving him the much-needed challenge and interesting take on math. We heard from other parents about Ellipsis Math and thought that I would just give it a short try. My son loves it and he has been in the program for almost 2 years now.*

**-- Parent of a 5th grader, Sep 2018**

*Thank you Louise for teaching Noel for the last two years. Noel had a great time at Ellipsis.*

Ellipsis helped him to sharpen his math skills and do well in different competitions. You motivated him to love solving math problems rather than doing it mechanically. He was looking forward for the class every week and he didn’t want to miss it even when he was sick.

Hope he gets to participate in Ellipsis classes in the coming years.

Ellipsis helped him to sharpen his math skills and do well in different competitions. You motivated him to love solving math problems rather than doing it mechanically. He was looking forward for the class every week and he didn’t want to miss it even when he was sick.

Hope he gets to participate in Ellipsis classes in the coming years.

**--Preethi, parent of Ellipsis Math 5 students at Rosa Parks Elementary, June 8, 2018**

*My son participated in an Ellipsis math team class last year and enjoyed it so much that we signed up for a Math 5 class this year. Katie was an excellent instructor, who was able to explain concepts and solutions clearly, while incorporating fun, challenging games into her class. My son found the classwork meatier and more enjoyably challenging than what he encounters at school. He loved the Math 5 class and hopes to continue next year.*

**--Parent of a 4th grader at Thoreau Elementary, May 2018**

*Edhi is one of the best teachers we’ve met. Very patient and knowledgeable.*

**--Preyas J, May 2018**

*I am very happy with the Ellipsis math program. My son enjoys the weekly math lesson and continues to be challenged at his math level each week. Ellipsis requires an annual assessment to make sure kids are placed in the appropriate class that fits their ability-level, regardless of their grade level. They also offer various different locations which I find very convenient. It's a great math enrichment program that's really worth the money! I hope to join their math and coding summer camps this year.*

**--J T, Feb 2018**

*I spent two years with the math program while at Rockwell Elementary and went to several math competitions. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience and Ellipsis helped me and my team to win several awards. I now have a solid foundation in mathematics and lifelong friends thanks to Ellipsis Academy!*

**--Emma C, Feb 2018**

*My daughter had a great experience!*

**--Harold H, Feb 2018***Since the first day Nicholas started Python class at Ellipsis, he can't stop talking about the class and what he's been learning daily. He's taken some coding classes previously, and has never shown such level of excitement to go to class the next day. He enjoys very much the coding teacher's teaching style. He is a wonderful teacher who engages very well with his students. The class has definitely driven out Nicholas' interest and curiosity to learn more. The class is not yet over and he has already asked to enroll in the next class! Thank you so much for such great learning experience.*

**--Lina, parent of Nicholas, August 2017**

*Dear Mr Edhi, this has been a great class and I look forward to Ellipsis next year. This class has helped a lot in prepping for the Algebra placement test and I am confident that I have passed, thanks to your help.*

**--David, Pre-Algebra student, June 2017**

*Pratham enjoyed coming to Edhi's Pre-Algebra class and was happy to work on his problems. Thank you so much for the guidance and encouragement. The material, teaching and constant updates helped me to understand what was being taught and the progress being made. Also the special care given to help him cope up in areas that needed improvement is truly appreciated.*

**--Nirguna, June 2017***My son is actually sad the course (Ellipsis Tech 2) is over. He had a great time, the course was really informative, interesting. Edhi is a fantastic educator who actively involves, introduced new concepts and tools of Tech world in a fun manner. Highly recommended. Great course! My son can’t wait to start the next one.*

**-- Pratibha Agarwal, Mother, Jun 2017**

*Thank you for teaching Ellipsis Math at Rosa Parks this year. The kids learned a lot and had a lot of fun. You inspire their interests in math and encourage them thinking strategically. We were so lucky to have you this year.*

**-- Xiao Lei (parent of Ellipsis Rosa Parks), Jun 2017***Thank you Louise for a year full of challenging and interesting math. Thanks to your gentle approach, my son was able to pick up different problem-solving skills. Your communication with parents was excellent, so we were always informed about and could help the kids prepare.*

**-- Anusha R (parent of Ellipsis Rosa Parks), May 2017******

***My son felt insecure about his ability and was initially reticent to join. However, he found Elly's class so engaging and exciting, he rated it a "9.9 out of 10" stars his first day. Each week, he looked forward to class. He has commented that there is a lot of homework but that its contents are fun and more interesting than his regular classwork. Elly encouraged him to participate in math challenges--some of which were nationwide--and he enjoyed being part of something even bigger than a class. We feel lucky to have found Ellipsis and hope to participate again next year. Thank you, Elly!*

**--Deb O (parent of Ellipsis 4 Thoreau), May 2017**

*I am very surprised that Jerry got both high score at NLMC and MK this year. He began to attend Ellipsis Math 4 from Sept last year. Rizwana is his coach. I find he makes a big progress at Math during this time. I can't imagine he could win any Math medal before. Thank you very much for your support. Ellipsis is really a good place to learn and have fun.*

**--Linmin, Ziang (Jerry) Tan's Mom (Rockwell) (May 2017)***Ellipsis Math is a great enrichment program for kids who have a special interest in Math. The teachers are very qualified and keep the class engaged. They encourage students to actively participate in class and provide incentives for doing so. They follow a pretty rigorous curriculum and the homeworks that are given are also very thought-provoking and interesting. Teachers also provide feedback to parents on the topics that are taught in class. Ellipsis Math organizes an annual Math Challenge Tournament that my son absolutely enjoys. They also share details of other Math Tournaments and Festivals happening in and around the Seattle area. Overall, I am extremely happy to be sending my son to Ellipsis Academy and encourage other parents to do the same, if they have sons or daughters who have an interest in Math.*

**-- Parents of Ellipsis Math 5 (ORSH) (Jan 2017)**

*My son Robert attended Ellipsis Math 5 and enjoyed the class a lot. He was always excited to go. In addition to teaching different math concepts, his math teacher, Katie, taught the kids mental math skills and prepared them for math competitions. Katie gave the students class money for completing their homework. Getting class money motivated Robert to do not only the required homework but also the optional homework. Katie always followed up with the parents giving updates on the math topics and homework assignments. Robert had a great year at Ellipsis Academy and did well at several math competitions. I would definitely recommend the program to other parents. Thank you, Katie and Ellipsis Academy, for this math program!*

Justin was attending Ellipsis Math at his school. Ellipsis Math is the optimal environment for the math enthusiasts to nurture their passion for math, expanding their school social life with those who share the same interest. It is another reason to love school!

Amy had a great time learning together as a group and competing as a team. She gained a huge amount of competence and confidence with math. The topics covered and assignments were really good. Her math coach Elly took the students to different team math competitions and also prepared them for individual math competitions. Elly goes above and beyond to help students succeed. Definitely recommend this program to other students who want to excel in Math.

**-- Victoria (Robert's mom) (June 2016)**Justin was attending Ellipsis Math at his school. Ellipsis Math is the optimal environment for the math enthusiasts to nurture their passion for math, expanding their school social life with those who share the same interest. It is another reason to love school!

**-- Jessica & Justin (age 9) (June 2016)**Amy had a great time learning together as a group and competing as a team. She gained a huge amount of competence and confidence with math. The topics covered and assignments were really good. Her math coach Elly took the students to different team math competitions and also prepared them for individual math competitions. Elly goes above and beyond to help students succeed. Definitely recommend this program to other students who want to excel in Math.

**-- Avni S (Audubon) (May 2016)**

*Shany (10-11) was very happy in the class. It made her love math. Quoting Shany: "It was a great and fun challenge for me and if I could I would take it all through middle school." Teacher is great! We had only positive experience.*

We are extremely happy with the program. I'm glad that Dhruv got into this program. It gave him wealth of logical thinking, Speed in Math, Mental Math skills and so on. I would love to continue Dhruv in Ellipses Academy if they have any program beyond 5th grade and would recommend to other kids too. Elly gave lot of support, encouragement and motivation to her team. This is the best program that I have ever seen.. please continue such programs.

Both of my girls(9,12) were able to learn math beyond the surface by attending EA. They got a chance to think deeper and learn higher math concepts unavailable in regular classrooms. The challenges they got through EA were perfect for them to be intellectually stimulated to become more motivated to learn math. I'm really thankful that they did EA.

Excellent program run by Elly and Katie. Programs are helpful for kids and challenge them to grow in math.

I volunteered many time at the Ellipsis 5 class at Rockwell. Students advanced so much more in this class. Not only that, they had a great time learning together as a group and competing as a team. We wish to have a similar program in middle school and hopeful that my daughter will continue to advance in this subject.

My daughter is in the fourth grade program at Rockwell and had learned so much and had a blast with the group.

The curriculum really takes students to learn topics in depth. I was not sure about how advance the program at the beginning. My son is in Quest, but he was really being challenged throughout the program. The problem-solving materials were really good and made my son think. He enjoyed the assignments as it gave him different perspectives on math.

My son enjoyed being in Mrs. Elly's class, reviewing previous topics and learning new notions. The math games in every lesson kept my son's interest in the program and he liked to earn the FAKE money by efforts. It is a great math experience for him.

Jonathan (4th grade) looked forward to all the classes. He loves math and this program did a wonderful job of not only fostering that love but encouraging and challenging him to grow. He does math for fun activity!

My son George (4th grader) attended the extended math class at Audubon this year. He enjoyed being in this class. His math coach Elly took the students to different team math competitions. She also prepared them for individual math competitions. My son was really excited to participate and he had a lot of fun in doing this. He thinks that Elly explains really well and she almost immediately figures out if a student does not understand a math concept. Elly goes above and beyond to help students succeed. We will definitely sign up George for her math classes next school year.

Pam is a great coach. She explained some hard concepts very well and made sure kids had all the skills needed to succeed in algebra 1.

Recently my son completed the Prep Workshop for Algebra 1 (summer 2013). My son, Leo, said that the instructor is easy to understand and he learned a lot from the workshop. He would recommend it to students who will be going to the advanced path of math.

When we moved to Rockwell in 2010, we were so lucky to be able to get in to Elly's afterschool math class (Math in Action Class). My daughter enjoyed her experience very much. At the beginning, it was hard she said and a lot of more assignments than she's used to. But in the end she said it was worth it. It gave her an edge and confident. She transitioned well to Algebra 1 class in seventh grade.

Trishla took 6th Grade Math In Action classes from Elly in 2011-2012. To be honest, while signing up, Trishla wasn’t sure that Math was ‘the’ subject where she would prefer advance coaching. But during the course of the year, she got inspired by Elly and completed the fairly rigorous coaching with flying colors. Trishla particularly remembers the fun they had during probability/ permutation combination classes where they learnt how to apply these principals in practical life. Trishla also treasures the life skills she picked up during these MIA classes with intense teamwork that was required for team competitions like Math kangaroo, Math is cool, and Math Olympiad. Trishla is currently in ICS 7th grade and thanks to the MIA coaching she is able to manage her rigorous ICS Math curriculum with ease. Elly is an inspiring coach and got the best out of her students. I would recommend MIA for all budding students who want to excel in Math.

Thanks,

It was a privilege to have a dedicated math coach like Elly for my daughter, Anika! She made math fun, making my daughter want to attend the math club class every week. She offered incentives for the children who wanted to work above and beyond the weekly homework. The coaching prepared my daughter for the math in the next grades and for the math competitions the group excelled in. Elly kept the children motivated.

Thanks,

My son (Garvit M) likes doing math problems and he enjoyed MIA Program thru school (Norman Rockwell) in 2011-2012. It was an excellent opportunity to participate in the afterschool class taught by Elly Sarwono. As a Coach, she taught math in a very scientific way, by following the process of students thinking and strategies, rather than formula based. This makes Math FUN while establishing a strong foundation for higher math.

My daughter was in a math team that Elly coached back in 2006-2009. Elly taught her not only about math but also about hard work, perseverance, and believe in herself. Elly took her team to a number of competitions and brought home trophies and plaques for Rockwell. She had a blast!

My name is Ken Mincin and Elly coached our son Milo during his fifth and sixth grade years at Rockwell Elementary. It made an immediate impact on his understanding of math. Besides their math studies, the group also took part in a few math competitions. It was new to them and they had no idea what to expect. When they came home with numerous trophies, they realized that they indeed belonged. The knowledge and confidence they gained from Elly, along with putting in that extra time in MIA after school with her, was well worth it. It had helped immensely in Milo's transition into junior high school and his being able to take an advanced math course there. He continued on that road, basically being a year ahead in math, all through junior high. He is now a sophomore at RHS and has a firm grasp in his math studies.

By attending Elly's classes of Math in Action my son became very fond of math. He was looking forward excitedly to each session every week. He was confident about the math skills he learned from Elly. He learned that there were always many ways to solve a problem. He appreciated to be part of a team and realized hard working is necessary to achieve his goals. He did all the practice on his own without us asking. Elly's diligent working attitude has a positive influence on my son that went far beyond just math. It was a privilege to be able to attend Elly's class and we were very grateful for what she taught our son.

Elly is a fabulous math teacher. My daughter attended Elly's class during her third, fourth, and fifth grades. My daughter gained a huge amount of competence and confidence with math, all while having fun. My daughter said, "It was really fun because we got to play math games, and all the practice helped cement my learning, and prepared me well for algebra". Elly is passionate about math. She instills a love of math which continues to yield invaluable results, even years down the road.

**-- Anna P (August 2015)**We are extremely happy with the program. I'm glad that Dhruv got into this program. It gave him wealth of logical thinking, Speed in Math, Mental Math skills and so on. I would love to continue Dhruv in Ellipses Academy if they have any program beyond 5th grade and would recommend to other kids too. Elly gave lot of support, encouragement and motivation to her team. This is the best program that I have ever seen.. please continue such programs.

**-- A parent from Ellipsis 5 Audubon (June 2015)**Both of my girls(9,12) were able to learn math beyond the surface by attending EA. They got a chance to think deeper and learn higher math concepts unavailable in regular classrooms. The challenges they got through EA were perfect for them to be intellectually stimulated to become more motivated to learn math. I'm really thankful that they did EA.

**-- Taeok P (June 2015)**Excellent program run by Elly and Katie. Programs are helpful for kids and challenge them to grow in math.

**-- A parent from Ellipsis Rockwell (June 2015)**I volunteered many time at the Ellipsis 5 class at Rockwell. Students advanced so much more in this class. Not only that, they had a great time learning together as a group and competing as a team. We wish to have a similar program in middle school and hopeful that my daughter will continue to advance in this subject.

**-- A parent from Ellipsis 5 Rockwell (July 2014)**My daughter is in the fourth grade program at Rockwell and had learned so much and had a blast with the group.

**-- A parent from Ellipsis 4 Rockwell (July 2014)**The curriculum really takes students to learn topics in depth. I was not sure about how advance the program at the beginning. My son is in Quest, but he was really being challenged throughout the program. The problem-solving materials were really good and made my son think. He enjoyed the assignments as it gave him different perspectives on math.

**-- A parent from math level 4 class (July 2014)**My son enjoyed being in Mrs. Elly's class, reviewing previous topics and learning new notions. The math games in every lesson kept my son's interest in the program and he liked to earn the FAKE money by efforts. It is a great math experience for him.

**-- A parent from math level 4 class (June 2014)**Jonathan (4th grade) looked forward to all the classes. He loves math and this program did a wonderful job of not only fostering that love but encouraging and challenging him to grow. He does math for fun activity!

**-- Kristina M (June 2014)**My son George (4th grader) attended the extended math class at Audubon this year. He enjoyed being in this class. His math coach Elly took the students to different team math competitions. She also prepared them for individual math competitions. My son was really excited to participate and he had a lot of fun in doing this. He thinks that Elly explains really well and she almost immediately figures out if a student does not understand a math concept. Elly goes above and beyond to help students succeed. We will definitely sign up George for her math classes next school year.

**-- Victoria (George's mom) - May 2014**Pam is a great coach. She explained some hard concepts very well and made sure kids had all the skills needed to succeed in algebra 1.

**-- Shefali Sinha - parent of Shiven Sinha, Kunal Sinha (May 2014)**Recently my son completed the Prep Workshop for Algebra 1 (summer 2013). My son, Leo, said that the instructor is easy to understand and he learned a lot from the workshop. He would recommend it to students who will be going to the advanced path of math.

**-- Yuka S (September 2013)**When we moved to Rockwell in 2010, we were so lucky to be able to get in to Elly's afterschool math class (Math in Action Class). My daughter enjoyed her experience very much. At the beginning, it was hard she said and a lot of more assignments than she's used to. But in the end she said it was worth it. It gave her an edge and confident. She transitioned well to Algebra 1 class in seventh grade.

**-- Anna C (August 2013)**Trishla took 6th Grade Math In Action classes from Elly in 2011-2012. To be honest, while signing up, Trishla wasn’t sure that Math was ‘the’ subject where she would prefer advance coaching. But during the course of the year, she got inspired by Elly and completed the fairly rigorous coaching with flying colors. Trishla particularly remembers the fun they had during probability/ permutation combination classes where they learnt how to apply these principals in practical life. Trishla also treasures the life skills she picked up during these MIA classes with intense teamwork that was required for team competitions like Math kangaroo, Math is cool, and Math Olympiad. Trishla is currently in ICS 7th grade and thanks to the MIA coaching she is able to manage her rigorous ICS Math curriculum with ease. Elly is an inspiring coach and got the best out of her students. I would recommend MIA for all budding students who want to excel in Math.

Thanks,

**-- Sandeep & Mayoori (July 2013)**It was a privilege to have a dedicated math coach like Elly for my daughter, Anika! She made math fun, making my daughter want to attend the math club class every week. She offered incentives for the children who wanted to work above and beyond the weekly homework. The coaching prepared my daughter for the math in the next grades and for the math competitions the group excelled in. Elly kept the children motivated.

Thanks,

**-- Nelima D (July 2013)**My son (Garvit M) likes doing math problems and he enjoyed MIA Program thru school (Norman Rockwell) in 2011-2012. It was an excellent opportunity to participate in the afterschool class taught by Elly Sarwono. As a Coach, she taught math in a very scientific way, by following the process of students thinking and strategies, rather than formula based. This makes Math FUN while establishing a strong foundation for higher math.

**-- Rajeev Mittal (July 2013)**My daughter was in a math team that Elly coached back in 2006-2009. Elly taught her not only about math but also about hard work, perseverance, and believe in herself. Elly took her team to a number of competitions and brought home trophies and plaques for Rockwell. She had a blast!

**-- Rita Y (July 2013)**My name is Ken Mincin and Elly coached our son Milo during his fifth and sixth grade years at Rockwell Elementary. It made an immediate impact on his understanding of math. Besides their math studies, the group also took part in a few math competitions. It was new to them and they had no idea what to expect. When they came home with numerous trophies, they realized that they indeed belonged. The knowledge and confidence they gained from Elly, along with putting in that extra time in MIA after school with her, was well worth it. It had helped immensely in Milo's transition into junior high school and his being able to take an advanced math course there. He continued on that road, basically being a year ahead in math, all through junior high. He is now a sophomore at RHS and has a firm grasp in his math studies.

**-- Ken Mincin - July 2013**By attending Elly's classes of Math in Action my son became very fond of math. He was looking forward excitedly to each session every week. He was confident about the math skills he learned from Elly. He learned that there were always many ways to solve a problem. He appreciated to be part of a team and realized hard working is necessary to achieve his goals. He did all the practice on his own without us asking. Elly's diligent working attitude has a positive influence on my son that went far beyond just math. It was a privilege to be able to attend Elly's class and we were very grateful for what she taught our son.

**-- Jane Wang (Ian's mom) - June 2013**Elly is a fabulous math teacher. My daughter attended Elly's class during her third, fourth, and fifth grades. My daughter gained a huge amount of competence and confidence with math, all while having fun. My daughter said, "It was really fun because we got to play math games, and all the practice helped cement my learning, and prepared me well for algebra". Elly is passionate about math. She instills a love of math which continues to yield invaluable results, even years down the road.

**-- Julie C (Sarah’s mom) - (June 2013)**