Infants, Toddlers, Young Children = Natural Mathematicians

Infants, Toddlers, Young Children = Natural Mathematicians

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Featured Titles, News, Resources | No Comments

This blog post is submitted by Robie H. Harris, children’s book author of CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale, a 2019 Mathical award winner. Young children, even infants and toddlers, are natural mathematicians and scientists. When new infants gaze into faces of the people in their day-to day lives, they are already observers. When older infants want […]

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio on the 2019 Mathical Prize

Mathical in the Media: Education Talk Radio on the 2019 Mathical Prize

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

On March 12, 2019, 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 once again 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

2019 Mathical Prize Winners Announced

2019 Mathical Prize Winners Announced

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in News, Press & Media | No Comments

Math + Literature = 2019 Mathical Book Awards for Ages 2-18 Berkeley, CA – March 7, 2019 — From the inspiring true stories of the Apollo 8 astronauts and a pioneering woman mathematician to tales of a middle school girl struck by lightning and a young elephant who loves to build towers of wooden bricks, […]

2019 Mathical Media Kit

2019 Mathical Media Kit

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in News, Press & Media, Resources | No Comments

The 2019 Mathical Media Kit is now available to spread the word about the winning prize titles! You can find the Mathical press release, sample promotional content for newsletters and social media (#mathicalbooks), and the complete 2015-2019 Mathical book list to print or share. Download a list of all Mathical winning titles, 2015-2019 (PDF) Download the […]

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 Goes to the National Math Festival

Mathical Goes to the National Math Festival

Posted by 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. 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, and Algebra   […]

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.