Monday 20 November
Dan Finkel is the Founder and Director of Operations of Math for Love (mathforlove.com), a Seattle-based organisation devoted to transforming how mathematics is taught and learned. A teacher of teachers and students, Dan works with schools, develops curriculum, leads workshops, and gives talks on mathematics and education worldwide.
Dan is the co-creator of two award-winning maths games: Prime Climb, the beautiful, colourful, mathematical board game, and Tiny Polka Dot, the number-loving learning game for young children. He is also co-architect of Seattle Public School’s Summer Staircase math program, and was a longtime contributor to the New York Times Numberplay column. He has a PhD in algebraic geometry from the University of Washington.