Some people are Numbers People. Some people are Words People. But some rare individuals are both Numbers AND Words people…like Jack Silbert, today’s guest blogger and also the Associate Editorial Director of Scholastic’s MATH magazine. Not only does he fight math phobia everywhere, but he also writes books and essays, draws comics and is a pretty cool person. But enough from us…on to Jack.

Jack Silbert with MATH Magazine.

Right now I edit MATH Magazine, which is used in middle-school classrooms nationwide. But having some sort of outside writing also plays a very important role in my career. I can look at myself in the mirror and say: “I’m a writer.”

As an editor with MATH Magazine, the goal is to make students not hate math quite so much and understand how it’s important to everyday life. Read More