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‘Where Math Is Like Dessert’

One Mom’s Plan to Turn Bedtime on Its Ear And Create a Generation of Math Lovers

July 5, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

In "Bedtime Math," astrophysicist and mom of three Laura Overdeck pairs more than 100 fun, imaginative stories with age-appropriate math problems kids can do in their heads at bedtime. Her goal: To make math as commonplace as the nightly bedtime story. In an email interview, Overdeck discusses why she created her nonprofit organization to promote math among children, how her children motivated her to do so, and why doing math is good at the end of the day or any time of day.

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