Aug. 17, 2012
Actress and math education advocate Danica McKellar tackles geometry in her latest book.
Aug. 06, 2010
Actress and author Danica McKellar joins us to talk about getting young girls fired up about mathematics.
May. 29, 2009
Ira talks with actress and math author Danica McKellar about keeping students' math skills sharp over the coming summer months.
Aug. 08, 2008
Ira talks with actress and math advocate Danica McKellar about her new book 'Kiss My Math:Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss.'
Sep. 21, 2007
n this hour, we'll look at the progress American girls are making in mathematics.
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