Playing With Math: Stories from Math Circles, Homeschoolers, and Passionate Teachers is being published by fellow math blogger, Sue VanHattum of Math Mama Writes. In her book she “brings together the stories of over thirty authors who share their math enthusiasm with their communities, families, or students. After every chapter is a puzzle, game, or activity to get you and your kids playing with math too.”
Sue was kind enough to include an article I wrote, Textbook Free, as one of the chapters. I am honored to be included in a body of work that is best described by one of the authors as …
a collection of love stories because the authors, including yours truly, want to share something we’re pretty crazy about. — Fawn Nguyen
In order to raise money for printing costs, Playing With Math has started a crowd-funding campaign. Contributions of any size are welcome, but $25 gets you a copy of the book. If you are interested in supporting the cause, please visit incite.org.
Sue VanHattum has assembled a marvelously useful and inspiring book. It is filled with stories by people who don’t just love math, they share that love with others through innovative math activities. Playing With Math is perfect for anyone eager to make math absorbing, entertaining, and fun. — Laura Grace Weldon, author of Free Range Learning