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Dot Grid Journals with Coloring Pages

New Book Series by Denise Gaskins

With 170 roomy pages, each book gives you plenty of space to record memories, plan projects, and keep track of tasks. The dot grid makes it easy to draw graphs or diagrams. Take notes, jot down ideas, copy your favorite quotations, or doodle to your heart’s content.

  • Light gray dots at 5 mm spacing provide guidance for flexible page layouts.
  • 11 geometric coloring pages (based on Islamic tessellation designs) allow a multitude of artistic possibilities.
  • 31 favorite quotes offer a vision for creative math education.
  • 6 × 9 inch (about 15 × 23 cm) pages are wider than many journals, yet still fit comfortably into a large purse or bag.
  • Paperback binding makes the journal sturdy but lightweight. Carry it anywhere!

Perfect for bullet journaling or for use as a commonplace book, the Dot Grid Journals nurture creative mathematical thinking.

The ebook edition features all 124 quotations (31 from each journal) about mathematics, education, and problem solving. Read through for your own pleasure, post them by your workspace, or use them as writing prompts for yourself or your students.

Yes, all of the ebooks are the same, so there’s no point in buying more than one. And at Amazon, if you buy a paperback journal, you can download the companion ebook for free!

For more information:

Buy now:

Inspirations: A Recreational Mathematics Journal
Reflections: A Math Teacher’s Journal
Explorations: A Math Student’s Journal
Contemplations: A Homeschooler’s Journal

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A Holiday Gift from Tabletop Academy Press

UPDATE: Newly expanded with fresh designs and links!

‘Tis the season for nasty storms. An icy blast has turned our road into a sheet of glass for the second night in a row. Break out the hot chocolate, and settle in, ’cause Baby it’s cold outside!

If you’re snowed (or iced) in with bored kids, here’s a holiday gift from us to you. I created these coloring pages for my co-op math kids this semester, but now we’ve collected them into a 24-page 40-page PDF booklet for your family to enjoy.

Happy Christmas!

geometric-coloring-designs-coverDownload Geometric Coloring Designs

Read for Free at Teresa’s Blog

If you enjoy fantasy fiction, check out Teresa Gaskins’ serialized novel Banished over at her Kitten’s Purring blog. She’s been publishing one chapter every week since early September, so there’s plenty of story to sink your teeth into.

Banished

All Christopher Fredrico wanted was to be a peaceful scholar who could spend a lot of time with his friends. Now, falsely accused of stealing a magical artifact, he is forced to leave the only home he knows.

But as he and his friends travel towards the coast, they find a riddle that may save a kingdom — or cost them their lives.

Banished: The Riddled Stone Book One by homeschooled teen author Teresa Gaskins, is being serialized freely on her website at the pace of one chapter per week. The full novel is available in ebook or paperback format on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers.

Click here to read from the beginning

Playful Family Math on Facebook

Want to help your kids learn math and enjoy it? Check out our new Facebook discussion group, Playful Family Math.

Join Playful Family Math on Facebook

This is a positive, supportive discussion group for parents and teachers — and grandparents, aunts and uncles, caregivers, or anyone else — interested in talking about math concepts and creative ways to help children learn. A place where you can ask questions, share articles about learning math, tell us your favorite math games, books and resources.

Together, let’s make math a playful family adventure!

Wholesale Discounts for Booksellers

All titles published as paperbacks on this website can be ordered wholesale from Tabletop Academy Press or through CreateSpace Direct. For details, click here to see our Booksellers page.

Wholesale Discounts

riddled-stone-series2–4 books:
40% discount + shipping
5–9 books:
45% discount + shipping
10–19 books:
50% discount + shipping
20+ books:
50% discount, free domestic US shipping
Contact: TabletopAcademyPress@gmail.com
All orders must be prepaid. Fill out the IL Certificate of Resale CRT-61 and submit with your first order.

Multiplication & Fractions Now Available

multfrac-300After a series of frustrating delays, the upper-elementary Math You Can Play games book has finally hit the online bookstores.

Multiplication & Fractions features 25 kid-tested games, offering a variety of challenges for school-age students. Children master several math models that provide a sturdy foundation for understanding multiplication and fractions. The games feature times table facts and more advanced concepts such as division, fractions, decimals, and multistep mental math.

Free Online Preview

Click here to find Multiplication & Fractions at your favorite bookstore.
170 pages, ebook: $5.99, paperback: $17.99.

It starts with models that are visual explanations of the concepts. Gaskins also breaks learning these concepts into comfortable steps that emphasize patterns and relationships, the real ideas that are behind properly understanding multiplication and fractions (indeed, math generally).
The sequence of games in each section starts by building familiarity and then fluency (speed) to solidify all of that work.

— Joshua Greene
Multiplication & Fractions Math Games from Denise Gaskins (a review)

New Number Game Printables File

From Denise:

One step closer to getting my long-awaited Multiplication & Fraction Games book out — I finished the printables file! At least, I hope I’ve finished. Sometimes it seems like whack-a-typo never ends…

Check out the new Printables files

The Multiplication & Fractions ebook will come out sometime in November, and the paperback should follow in time for Christmas. If you’re interested, my newsletter subscribers will get a special introductory sale price whenever the book is published. Join now!