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Family math: baby trinomials, can’t get 20 bagels, symmetry yoga aftermath

Baby Trinomial Cube

This is a collection of math sparks friends of Natural Math send us. Have something little (or big) to share? Email your videos, pictures, or text to Sheryl Morris shares a a photo of playtime with a body-size Montessori Trinomial

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1001 Leaders – Ida and Anna on three generations of math circles: “Math is nice!”

Chains of colors

Why would you decide to lead a math circle? Anna Ignatov attended a math circle as a child, and then, as a mom, organized two circles for her two daughters and their friends. Since 14, Anna’s daughter Ida has been

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Interview with Dr. Melissa Kibbe: cognitive psychology of kids ages 4-6 learning algebra

Kibbe Doing Experiments

Dr. Melissa M. Kibbe is assistant professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University. She received her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Rutgers University in 2011, after which she completed postdoctoral research at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kibbe’s research focuses on

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1001 Leaders: dad and son organize Raleigh Advanced Science Club

RASC team

David Handy is a computer engineer and a homeschooling dad of four. He started a math, science, and programming science club to help youth, including his son Evan, to succeed in challenging technical studies in college, in their careers, and in

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