Books by James Tanton

  1. Teachers ’ and students’ – Guide to Everything Quadratic
  2. Thinking Mathematics! (TEN VOLUMES)  – A refreshingly clear, multi-volume series for teachers and students looking for high-school mathematics explained!
  3. Solve This: Mathematical Activities for Students and Clubs
  4. Encyclopedia of Mathematics
  5. Geometry I & II



    QUADRATICS, Permutations and Combinations, EXPLODING DOTS, and more!

    Written for educators - and their students too! - this website, slowly growing, takes all the content Tanton has developed in his books, videos, and workshops, and organizes it into short, self-contained, and complete, curriculum units proving that mathematics, at all points of the school curriculum, can be joyous, fresh, innovative, rich, deep-thinking, and devoid of any rote doing! Let's teach generations of students to be self-reliant thinkers, willing to flail and to use their common sense to "nut their way" through challenges, to assess and judge results, and to adjust actions to find success. (Great life skills!)


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