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Greg Tang Author Visit Kit

Current home
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States of America

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Greg Tang is the author of The New York Times bestseller The Grapes of Math and seven other books including Math for All Seasons, The Best of Times, Math Appeal, Math-terpieces, Math Potatoes, Math Fables, and Math Fables Too.

His books and sessions challenge and encourage children to use creativity and common sense to solve problems, rather than formulas and memorization. Children quickly learn to think for themselves, and in the process gain confidence, learn effective computational and problem-solving skills, and develop a new appreciation for math.

Greg's goal in each session is to show students first-hand how fun and rewarding problem-solving can be. His lively, 50-minute sessions are fast-paced and interactive, and students often leave truly inspired about math. Greg currently lives in Belmont, Mass.

Visit Greg's website or contact him directly at gregtang@gregtang.com.

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Suggested Audience: Grades K–5

Maximum Number of Presentations per Day: 3

Length: 50 minutes

Honorarium

School Visit: $2,400 per day plus expenses (three 50-minute sessions)

Full-Day Teacher Workshop: $6,800 plus expenses

Half-Day Teacher Workshop: $4,000 plus expenses

75-minute Workshop (teachers or parents): $2,400 plus expenses

Ordering Books

Schools and libraries may order books at a discounted rate by visiting The Scholastic Teacher Store or by calling 1-800-SCHOLASTIC.

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2
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