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Mic Drop Maths

Mic Drop Maths is the original and the only mathematical podcast for kids! Hosted by Whitney Wells-Corfield, a nationally recognized mathematics teacher, and starring her students. This podcast is designed for 4th-6th graders. Our mission is to make high quality mathematics instruction accessible to everyone and to spread our love for mathematics far and wide. Everyone has a maths brain! Visit our website www.micdropmaths.com for follow along resources for each episode.

Episodes

  • Ep7: Circle Boot Camp

    May 30 2021

    Find the resources mentioned in this episode at www.micdropmaths.comFollow Mic Drop Maths on social!whitney@micdropmaths.comFacebookInstagramTwitter

  • Ep6: Factor Factor Bo Bactor

    Dec 17 2020

    Rhyming and singing in maths? That’s right! Come along with us as we explore how to find factors and multiples. Tune in if you want to learn some elementary mathematical skills that will help you all the way through calculus!

  • Ep5: The True Story of Being Mean

    Mar 31 2020

    Is there a mean side to maths? Listen to find out! In this episode students are introduced to statistics. Mean, median, and mode are explored as measures of center and range is investigated as a measure of spread. Tune in if you want to be a statistician as well as a mathematician!

  • Ep4: Maths and Science Battle the Coronavirus

    Mar 17 2020

    Kids want to know what’s really going on with the Coronavirus and we’re here to calm their fears with maths and science. In this episode we use research to empower us, take a closer look at line graphs, and step back in time to learn lessons from the past. Maths and science to the rescue!

  • Between Two Episodes: Deputy Eric Lucas

    Mar 08 2020

    This feature is an interview between students and someone who has a unique perspective on maths. In this Between Two Episodes, students Logan and Mena interview Deputy Eric Lucas, a police officer with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Department. Find out what training police officers go through and if police officers ever use maths! Listen to find out why Deputy Lucas explains in 30 seconds why you should “Give Maths a Chance!”

  • Ep3: Dear Decimal

    Feb 17 2020

    This episode digs deeper into decimal place value and how to round decimal numbers. Do you know why the decimal point has been so irritated? Have you heard the decimal prequel to The Three Billy Goats Gruff? Listen to learn more about the world of decimal numbers! Find resources mentioned in this episode at: www.micdropmaths.com

  • Between Two Episodes: Dr. Tricia Stohr-Hunt

    Jan 25 2020

    Mic Drop Maths students Brookelynn and Luke interview Dr. Tricia Stohr-Hunt, professor at the University of Richmond. Find out if everyone can learn math, if teachers ever make mistakes, why we learn the order of operations, and what animal she thinks she is most similar to! Plus, she’ll have 30 seconds to convince you to “Give Maths a Chance.”

  • Ep2: Order's Up

    Jan 12 2020

    This episode digs deeper into the how and why of the order of operations. Want to learn how to evaluate an expression with multiple operations? Have a listen! Find resources mentioned in this episode at: www.micdropmaths.com

  • Ep1: Wizard Of Odds

    Nov 19 2019

    This episode reveals the ways that numbers are classified as even or odd; prime or composite. Find resources mentioned in this episode at: www.micdropmaths.com