‘Mixing in Math’ Activities Featured In New NSDL/SMILE Pathway App; Webinars Scheduled for Fall 2011

October 6, 2011



CAMBRIDGE, MA–In the latest Mixing in Math (MiM) news, the National Science Digital Library’s SMILE (Science and Math Informal Learning Educators) pathwayhas released a free mobile app containing the 2,000+ STEM activities that comprise the SMILE Pathway* collection—including about 130 MiM activities in English and Spanish. The HowToSmile.Org app is now available in the iTunes store.

In addition, MiM will be hosting two free, open-to-the-public interactive webinars in November 2011. Participants will engage in MiM activities and hear how informal educators are using MiM activities to infuse math into settings as varied as PK-6 circle times, story times, arts and crafts projects, and subjects from science to social studies.

Please visit MiM’s website at http://mixinginmath.terc.edu/ to learn more, and register for the webinars at the following links:

Friday, November 4, 2011 9-10 am ET

Monday, November 14, 2011 11am-12pm ET


Mixing in Math(MiM) is a set of over 200 games, activities, and resources in English and Spanish for grades PK-6 that ‘mix’ math into out-of-school time. With funding from the National Science Foundation, MiM collaborated with librarians and after-school educators across the country to develop and research impact of these activities. For more information, or to view and download activities and materials, please visit http://mixinginmath.terc.edu.


* SMILE is a national partnership among science and technology centers, museums, community-based organizations, and out-of-school educators dedicated to making science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) exciting and engaging for all learners. Its Pathway collection offers free STEM resources for informal education.