Math for Parents August 2, 2011 Virtual book tour: Frisco Kids Photo courtesy of cogdogblog Today, I’m visiting Frisco Kids, a blog written by my friend and fellow freelancer, Debbie Abrams…

Math at Work Monday August 1, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Nikki the hair stylist If you’re even the least bit vain, like I am, you know that finding a talented hair stylist is…

Math for Grownups July 31, 2011 Special Sunday Edition: Debt, deficit and debt ceiling Photo courtesy of iDanSimpson I don’t usually post on Sundays, but with Geithner’s debt-ceiling deadline looming on Tuesday, I wanted to…

Math for Parents July 28, 2011 Film Friday: Sneaking in some summer learnin’ Okay, so most parents really do understand how to encourage literacy. We read signs, the backs of cereal boxes,…

Math for Parents July 28, 2011 Guest Post: Grownups can learn new tricks! Bon Crowder, another math evangelist Bon Crowder, another math evangelist couple of weeks ago, a fellow freelance writer wrote…

Home July 27, 2011 Nothing But Net A few years ago, I got this idea that I wanted to learn how to sew. My mother in…

Math at Work Monday July 25, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Martha the cafe owner Boheme Cafe in downtown Baltimore My friend Martha Lucius owns and manages Boheme Cafe in downtown Baltimore. She’s also catering my book…

Math for Grownups July 22, 2011 Film Friday: Meathead Does Math The mental math is flying in this hilarious clip from the classic, groundbreaking sit com, All in the Family. (And…

Math for Parents July 21, 2011 Math Secrets: A round up Photo courtesy of jez.atkinson I’m on vacation this week, so I thought I’d do a quick round up of…

Math at Work Monday July 18, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Ron the web designer Ron Doyle Ron S. Doyle is both a web designer and a freelance writer. In fact, he’s found a particular…

Math for Grownups July 15, 2011 Film Friday: Tom Lehrer’s New Math Today’s Film Friday is brought to you by one of my favorite teenagers in the world, Simon, who introduced…

Math Education July 14, 2011 Summer Session: What your rising first grader should know Math for Grownups blog readers tend to fall into two camps: grownups who are not parents and really hate…