Look familiar? For most people, if they ever learned to do long division properly, they had to “master” something similar to the above procedure/algorithm. What was not required …

After first hearing of James Tanton (the subject of our April 2017 interview), I was excited to discover that he had books in print. The first one I …

My guest this month is James S. Tanton, a mathematician, math educator, and author. He was awarded the Kidder Faculty Prize for his teaching at the The St. …

We gave adults across the country a numeracy test and here is what we found out… We thought it would be fun/interesting to take a few questions from a …

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THIS BOOK? Honoring the recent passing of its author, Raymond M. Smullyan, at age 97 If you’ve never heard of Raymond Smullyan or …

Ever since I was young, I knew that I would eventually end up perusing a career working with numbers. I have always found Math and numbers to be exciting …

Well, no, I’ve lied: not thirteen, but merely four ways of looking at (and doing) multiplication are contained herein. And I hope to convince you that they are essentially …

Herb Gross was born in Boston in 1928. He studied mathematics at Brandeis University and did graduate work in math at MIT, to which he returned as Senior …

A recent widespread custom in the high technology industry is the “coding interview” where applicants typically stand in front of a white board for three or more hours answering …

Peak — Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 216 307 pages My Rating: 4/5 How does one become …