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 […]
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, […]
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.
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
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.
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.