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“Some mathematician, I believe, has said that true pleasure lies not in the discovery of truth, but in the search for it.” ~Tolstoy

Speaking of the search… in New York City, I’ve discovered numerous resources to support the math abilities of our children. Whether you’re looking for the right math tutor, an after school program, a Math Olympiad program, the new MOMATH Museum of Math, or just looking for books that support the mathematical mind, it all exists here.

Be sure to check out these book recommendations from Robert Berkman, director of Better Living Through Math, a start-up that focuses on professional development, curriculum design and programs for children and families.

Check back to hear tips and recommendations from Mr. Berkman’s talk at the P.A.L. Workshops on January 15, 2013. In the meantime, here are some other great math resources to explore:

New York City Interscholastics Mathematics League, NYCIML


Math in The City


Math Prize for Girls

Math for America

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York CityATMNYC

New York City Math Project Conference 




Leadership in Math Education @ Bank Street


Singapore Math

Everyday Math

TERC Investigations

Olympiad Math

Mathematical Association of America

Did You Say FREE?

For NYC kids, summer is only a week away, so don’t miss P.A.L.’s final Spring 2012 wrap-up FREE event –with great giveaways throughout the evening–and learn how to support your child’s gifts, talents and interests this summer and all year long. Supporting Your Child’s Gifts & Talents: A Talent Development Roundtable, is this Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm for…

Supporting Early Giftedness Through Play

Dr. Julia Osborn, a psychologist specializing in gifted children and Kristen Pallonetti, the program director at Tribeca Community School, a Reggio philosophy preschool in Tribeca, presented their views on Supporting Early Giftedness Through Play at the February 28, 2012 P.A.L. Workshop Series in New York City. Among some of the take-aways presented by Dr. Osborn were: • Slow down and…