Books are on Their Way!
Hello our patient and dedicated backers,
We are so happy to announce that your books are on their way. Thank you all, once again. Here is some specific info about... Read more
Printing the Book!
We are so excited to share the news with you - our patient and generous backers - that we just got our proof copy of the book and approved it.... Read more
This week: full cover, ebooks, and printing proofs
The print layout is done. This week, the team is making ebooks. This is not an automatic task: it's done by hand, just like the print layout, and separately.... Read more
Last corrections, back cover - and then we print proof copies
We are on the fifth round of the layout corrections, probably the last. Once the layout specialist sends in a draft, the two authors and the editor assemble changes... Read more
Layout almost decided
We have been working on the layout sketches with our specialist. There are interesting opportunities and challenges for page design in a book that has dialogue, teaching and learning... Read more
First Sketches of the Layout
We’re excited to share with you the first sketches of the layout of Math Renaissance – take a look below! Also, if you have not responded to the survey asking... Read more
Time Estimates and the Creative Journey
We're writing to give you an example of why publishing a book is such a time-consuming process. We had finished the editing process and were excitedly moving on to layout... Read more
Editing done; layout starting
We are excited to move on to the final stage of book preparation: layout! Editing took us longer than we thought. It is a creative process with a lot... Read more
What We Did this Summer
Hello to our Loyal Backers,
We have been very busy this summer putting the final touches on Math Renaissance.
We now have ISBN and Library of Congress numbers:... Read more
Success and Moving Forward
We are overflowing with gratitude today as we announce that our crowdfunding campaign was a huge success. We did it! The “we” in that sentence includes Rachel, Rodi, Maria, and... Read more
Final Countdown, Citation Text, and Another Continent
Wednesday is our final day of the campaign. We’re excited that we’ve added another continent - South America - to our community, so now have backers on all but Africa... Read more
A Taste of Math Renaissance
Greetings backers! There’ve been a few interesting developments since we last wrote.
1. A NEW PREVIEW OF THE BOOK CONTENT:
If you scroll down the “About This Project” section on... Read more
Stretch Goal: “Beyond Function Machines”
Dear Wonderful Backers,
We are so happy that Math Renaissance reached our initial crowdfunding goal yesterday, thanks to the generosity of 170 people. Here’s an extra incentive to keep the... Read more
City Council, Stretch Goal, and Funville Adventures!
Rachel was honored today with an official resolution in Philadelphia City Council for her contribution to math education. You can see photos of her, of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds... Read more
100% Funded because of YOU!
Dear all of our backers,
We are thrilled to announce that our book is 100% funded because of the generosity of all of you. Not only have you made us... Read more
Thank you to all of you who donated over the weekend to bring us to over 50% funded. We now have 159 donors (wow!). One of the many things that... Read more
New FAQs and Another New Country!
We now have 139 backers, and are $148 away from the 50% milestone with 12 days left to reach our overall goal. We’re happy to announce that our donor list... Read more
Support Big Projects of Your Renaissance Teens
Thank you for contributing to Math Renaissance! The project is at 42% funding, with 15 days to go.
Are you seeking ideas for deep, meaningful projects for older students? At... Read more
Closing in on Some Milestones
We’re 18 days into the campaign, 2 people away from 100 backers, and $18 away from $3,000 (of our $8,000 goal). Those numbers 100 and 3,000 feel like milestones to... Read more
Abstract Added, 9 Countries, and Almost ⅓ Funded!
We’ve uploaded the abstract to Math Renaissance on the Kickstarter FAQs page, for anyone who wants more information. The geographic diversity of our funding community has grown to... Read more
GREAT FIRST DAY!
We are thrilled to announce that we are 18% fundedas of the end of our first day of our campaign! We’ve had enthusiastic support from as far away as... Read more