An engaging and knowledgeable interview, Laura Laing has appeared in a variety of media outlets, talking about a variety of math-related topics. Here are just a few:
Everyday math: Laura has spoken with reporters, radio show hosts and bloggers about why grownups need math and how they can get over their fears. Through her interviews and guest blog posts, she shatters myths about the challenges of math.
Parenting and math: As the math expert at MSN.com’s Mom’s Homeroom, Laura offers advice to real, live parents about real, live issues, including incorporating math into a kid’s everyday life, preventing and coping with math anxiety and problems with homework and numeracy.
Financial literacy and math: From grocery shopping to saving for retirement, Laura can offer practical math tips on how to stay (or get) fiscally responsible. She can also speak to how numeracy is useful in maintaining financial stability.
Mathematics education: Is algebra necessary? How can a child avoid math anxiety? What is the best way for a parent to support math education? What on earth are kids learning in the classroom these days? Laura can speak to some of the hottest math education topics out there today.
To schedule an interview or a radio/television appearance, email Laura directly. To request a review copy, send an email with title, publication month and ISBN to [email protected] (Math for Grownups, July 2011, 978-1440512636)