Dr. James Tanton

Dr. James Tanton

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

Dr. James Tanton is an author, a consultant, and an ambassador for the Mathematical Association of America in Washington D.C., currently serving as their Mathematician-at-Large. He has taught mathematics both at university and high school institutions. He is absolutely committed to promoting effective and joyful mathematics thinking, learning, and doing at all levels of the education spectrum. He is a founder of The Global Math Project, an initiative to transform the entire world’s perception of what mathematics can and should be. Already over 3.8 million students and teachers from over 150 countries have taken part in a common joyous piece of mathematics and saw how classroom mathematics can serve as a portal for human joy, wonder, and delight. See his sites jamestanton.com and gdaymath.com to learn more about his work.