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Dan Finkel joins the Mathigon Guest Speaker Series.

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Dan Finkel is the Founder of Math for Love, a Seattle-based organization devoted to transforming how math is taught and learned. Dan develops curriculum, leads teacher workshops, and gives talks on mathematics and education nationally and internationally. His TEDx Talk, 5 Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching, has been viewed nearly a million times. His puzzles have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Hindu, and as TED-Ed riddles.

Dan’s curriculum has been used by thousands of students, and is known for its combination of rigor and play. The math games he co-created with his wife, Katherine Cook, have won over 20 awards. They include Prime Climb, the beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game, and Tiny Polka Dot, the colorful math game for children. He also developed Multiplication by Heart, a visual flash card set, and collaborated with Mathigon to make a digital version freely available. Follow Dan on Twitter.

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