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How Parents Can Make Math Fun

July 2, 2013 8:00 am

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You know that our favorite way to make math fun is to cuddle and snuggle while sharing a math problem with our little ones at the end of the day, but as part of last week’s book launch celebration, we chatted with parents on Twitter via The Maker Mom’s #STEMchat about other ways to playfully engage youngsters in math.

My Ace-in-the-Hole

June 27, 2013 8:00 am

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School testing in the early elementary years revealed that my son had profound strengths in math and spatial reasoning. As a writer, I was prepared to raise a budding wordsmith, but math? How could I nurture his gifts while, at the same time, camouflage my own math inadequacies?

Bedtime Math Book Launches Today

June 25, 2013 8:15 am

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It’s a very exciting week here with the launch of the Bedtime Math book. The Bedtime Math team and I are thrilled to have the support of our loyal friends who’ve been cuddling and doing math with their little ones for more than a year. At the same time, we’re humbled by the number of new families embracing the concept of Bedtime Math. Who knew the Math Revolution would begin with a book about flamingos and skydivers?

Welcome to Add It Up

June 20, 2013 8:41 am

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Welcome to Add It Up, our new math blog for parents and educators! Having shared an exciting year of kid-appealing math for parents and their children, we’re expanding our horizons. As much as parents enjoy adding up octopus legs and doughnut holes, we realize you all might want something a little more grown-up for yourselves.

Toe Tapping Math

June 18, 2013 7:00 am

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Everyone, young and old, loves music. Music can help us communicate, music gets us moving, and music can change our moods.