Danica McKellar

Aug. 17, 2012

Actress Danica McKellar Helps "Girls Get Curves"

Actress and math education advocate Danica McKellar tackles geometry in her latest book.

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Aug. 06, 2010

Danica McKellar, Girls, and Math

Actress and author Danica McKellar joins us to talk about getting young girls fired up about mathematics.

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May. 29, 2009

Keeping Up with Math

Ira talks with actress and math author Danica McKellar about keeping students' math skills sharp over the coming summer months.

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Aug. 08, 2008

Kiss My Math

Ira talks with actress and math advocate Danica McKellar about her new book 'Kiss My Math:Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss.'

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Sep. 21, 2007

Women, Girls, and Math

n this hour, we'll look at the progress American girls are making in mathematics.

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