Math at Work Monday March 23, 2015 Math at Work Monday: Colleen the Academic Advisor For students these days, GPA is everything — so you’d better get it right! Today I interviewed Colleen Angaiak who…

Math for Grownups March 11, 2015 Get the Party Started: Celebrate Pi Day! If you have the kind of Facebook or Twitter newsfeed that I have, you have likely figured out that…

Math at Work Monday March 9, 2015 Math at Work Monday: Amy the Pastry Chef Yummy, yummy in my tummy… the old saying goes. Amy Hassler has been a pastry chef for more than 10…

Math Education February 25, 2015 Algorithms: Good for machines, bad for people This headline is a lie. It’s not that I think algorithms are bad. They’re not. Honestly, I think that’s…

Math at Work Monday February 23, 2015 Math at Work Monday: Matt the Quality Control Specialist Quality in our car parts is important, would’t you say? I don’tknow about you, but I don’t want to…

Math for Grownups February 11, 2015 What is an Algorithm? For years I’ve been telling people that allowing people to discover mathematical concepts is way better than teaching an…

Math at Work Monday January 26, 2015 Math at Work Monday: Audrey the Birth Doula As a woman, I know there is nothing more life-changing than giving birth to a child. It’s a time…

Math for Grownups January 14, 2015 Math at the Movies I love the movies. If I could, I would watch one every single day. I’m also a bit of…

Math at Work Monday January 12, 2015 Math at Work Monday: Susan Weiner the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) One of the things that excites me the most is seeing someone make a living out of their passion.…

Math Education January 7, 2015 We Learn Math Best Through Discovery — And Failure (Video) What’s the best way to learn new math ideas? The answer might surprise you. But like learning a foreign…

Math for Grownups December 31, 2014 Celebrate Good (Math) Times If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years of freelance writing and blogging, it’s this: I should always,…

Math for Grownups December 10, 2014 There’s More than One Way to Skin a Math Problem (Video) I never was fond of the step-by-step process many of my math teachers favored. But by the time I…