Math for Writers July 12, 2011 Guest posting: 5 simple math skills every writer should have Today, I’m the guest poster at Word Count: Freelancing in the Digital Age, the terrific blog for writers by Michelle Rafter.…

Math at Work Monday July 11, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Graham the fish hatchery technician Graham Laing is my brother, and I don’t think he’d be offended by my telling you that some of…

Math for Grownups July 8, 2011 Film Friday: Vi Hart, Doodling in Math Class, Binary Trees You really don’t have to know or care what “binary trees” are to appreciate Vi Hart’s genius. And I’m…

Math for Parents July 7, 2011 Math Secret #3: You can skip the love When I was a camp counselor after my sophomore year of college, I had a standard response to kids…

Personal Finance July 5, 2011 Film Friday: Deficit, debt and math As I was planning my posts for the week, I came across this fantastic video about the U.S. deficit…

Math at Work Monday July 4, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Andy the robot guy Because of the 4th of July holiday here in the states — and because this is so darned cool!…

Math for Grownups July 1, 2011 Film Fridays: As the pendulum swings Over the last year, I’ve come across lots of great math-related videos, and now that my blog is up…

Current Events June 30, 2011 Missing-Persons Statistics: When the numbers don’t add up I’d like to welcome my first guest poster here atMath for Grownups, Carole Moore. Carole is a fellow writer…

Math at Work Monday June 27, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Kim the Copywriter If you’ve ever visited the website of a prescription medication or picked up a brochure from your doctor’s office,…

Math Education June 23, 2011 Is Math a Foreign Language? When I was in college, majoring in math education, I learned that math is the language of science. In…

Interviews and Reviews June 21, 2011 Add to Your Smarts This Summer Check out Kristen De Deny Kirk’s interview with me in this month’s Tidewater Parent. If you’re in Hampton Roads, Virginia,…

Math at Work Monday June 20, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Beth the registered nurse Elizabeth Hanes, RN Beth Hanes is a registered nurse in a plastic surgery center. She takes care of patients…