Math for Grownups June 15, 2011 Early arrival! For those who have pre-ordered Math for Grownups from Amazon, it looks like it’s headed for your mailbox early! This is…

Math Education June 15, 2011 Math for first graders Want to know what really burns me up? Telling a kid he’s not good at math. Know what’s just…

Math for Grownups June 14, 2011 What a package! (And no, I don’t mean a Congressman) It was just a little brown box on my porch. Inside were ten copies of Math for Grownups. Unlike the…

Math at Work Monday June 13, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Robert the personal trainer What does it mean to be an exercise physiologist? I do exercise testing and personal training at a large,…

Math for Parents June 9, 2011 Math Secret #2: You Were Born This Way I’m on the right track, babyI was born this way–Lady Gaga It was day two of my second year…

Math at Work Monday June 6, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Shana the jewelry designer Art and math are diametrically opposite, right? Wrong. Blossom, layering of enamel over silver. Photo credit: Hap Sakwa. Shana…

Home June 3, 2011 Open Thread Friday: Math-in-the-garden questions In honor of a gorgeous weekend that is just around the corner (at least here in Charm City), I…

Math at Work Monday May 30, 2011 Math at Work Memorial Day: Wendy the television line producer What is a television line producer, and how long have you been doing this job? Production companies hire me…

Math Education May 25, 2011 Mixing in Math: Teacher Cooks Up Lesson in the Kitchen So this apparently is big news in Myrtle Beach. A middle school math teacher actually took her kids out…

Math for Grownups May 24, 2011 Oprah by the Numbers Wondering how you (or someone you love) is going to survive without the Daytime Diva? Here’s a selection of…

Math at Work Monday May 23, 2011 Math at Work Monday: Melissa the Speech Therapist When you were in middle and high school, did you think you’d never need to use the math you…

Math for Grownups May 20, 2011 7 Reasons 21 is Special (Hint: The Rapture Ain’t One of Them!) So tomorrow the world is supposed to end. Okay, not quite. The rapture will begin. Apparently Earth won’t be destroyed…