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 for Grownups March 4, 2015 You Can Do Math, Promise. (Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYL8PAyvg4c The more I talk to people about math, the more I realize this on simple fact: Math ability hinges…

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 18, 2015 Math is about Concepts, not Right Answers (Video) Math is black-and-white, all about right and wrong answers. Right? Well, not really. In fact, math is a lot…

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 for Grownups February 4, 2015 Estimation is a Powerful Math Tool (Video) If you’ve ever been stuck in a grocery store wondering if you have enough cash in your pocket to…

Math for Grownups January 28, 2015 Math: It’s Not Just for Science Writers Yeah, yeah. I get it. You became a writer because you didn’t want to do math. You got into…

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 21, 2015 Math is Not a Competition (Video) Oh, the math competitions! From speed math to scrambling to get the correct answer, competing with math can be…

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…