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”

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

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

Posted by 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. 

Committee Picks: A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars (Review)

Committee Picks: A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars (Review)

Posted by 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 by 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 by 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.

Mathical in the Media: KQED Mind/Shift

Mathical in the Media: KQED Mind/Shift

Wondering where to begin with Mathical books? KQED Mind/Shift’s Kara Newhouse highlights ten Mathical titles you can’t miss with 10 Books to Spark a Love of Math in Kids of All Ages!  

Third Graders Enthuse about Billions of Stars

Third Graders Enthuse about Billions of Stars

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Featured Titles, News | No Comments

Thank you to Ms. Ginger Kresak’s third grade class from Charles Eliot School in Cleveland Metropolitan Schools for their book reports on 2018 Mathical award winner A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman. We hope you enjoy their take on this book as much as we do!