Mathical in the Media: DREME Network shares tips for “One Big Pair of Underwear”

Mathical in the Media: DREME Network shares tips for “One Big Pair of Underwear”

Posted on Nov 6, 2018 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

The DREME Network was created in 2014 to advance the field of early mathematics research and improve young children’s opportunities to develop math skills. The Network focuses on math from birth through age eight years, with an emphasis on the preschool years. Network members and affiliates collaborate to conduct basic and applied research and develop innovative […]

Committee Picks: Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant (Review)

Committee Picks: Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant (Review)

Posted on Jun 8, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2018 Mathical Honor Book Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant by author Songju Ma Daemicke was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Betsy Bird. As many a teacher will tell you, a good way to make mathematics comprehensible to small kids is to place it in a realistic context. Using pizza slices to […]

Committee Picks: Navigating Early (Review)

Committee Picks: Navigating Early (Review)

Posted on Jun 8, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2018 Mathical Honor Book Navigating Early by author Clare Vanderpool was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee co-chair Rebecca Goldin.

Committee Picks: Baby Goes to Market (Review)

Committee Picks: Baby Goes to Market (Review)

Posted on Jun 8, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2018 Mathical Award Winner Baby Goes to Market by author Atinuke was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Candice Price.

Mathical Goes to the National Math Festival

Mathical Goes to the National Math Festival

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 in Events, News | No Comments

We are excited to welcome five Mathical authors to the 2019 National Math Festival! We hope some of you will join us in Washington, D.C. one year from now, on Saturday, May 4, 2019.    Steve Light: Have You Seen My Dragon? Judy Cox: Sheep Won’t Sleep: Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s Seth Fishman: A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars Wendy Lichtman: Secrets, Lies, […]

Mathical in the Media: Erikson Early Math Collaborative, Part II

Mathical in the Media: Erikson Early Math Collaborative, Part II

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The Erikson Early Math Collaborative collects resources and facilitates discussion around mathematics in the early years of children’s lives. In a new article, they’ve highlighted several Mathical award-winning titles that go beyond one-to-one counting. 

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

On April 3, 2018, Mathical Book Prize selection committee co-chair Dr. Jordan Ellenberg (University of Wisconsin–Madison) and prize coordinator Kirsten Bohl (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute) were interviewed by Education Talk Radio Pre K-20. You can listen to the interview online! Listen: Education Talk Radio Pre K-20 on The Mathical Book Prize

Committee Picks: A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars (Review)

Committee Picks: A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars (Review)

Posted on Apr 2, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2018 Mathical Award Winner A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by author Seth Fishman was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member Jeanne Petarra-Weeks.

Committee Picks: Sheep Won’t Sleep (Review)

Committee Picks: Sheep Won’t Sleep (Review)

Posted on Apr 2, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The following review of 2018 Mathical Award Winner Sheep Won’t Sleep: Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s by author Judy Cox was submitted by Mathical Selection Committee member J. Michael Shaughnessy.

Mathical in the Media: Erikson Early Math Collaborative, Part I

Mathical in the Media: Erikson Early Math Collaborative, Part I

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

The Erikson Early Math Collaborative collects resources and facilitates discussion around mathematics in the early years of children’s lives. Here, they’ve highlighted three of their favorite Mathical titles: innovative counting books for pre-K children that offer mathematical opportunities beyond the typical counting book.