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Dr. Maria Droujkova is a curriculum developer and mathematics education consultant. Maria brings together leaders in mathematics education, researchers, developers, parents, and teachers for projects in family mathematics, early algebra, individualized instruction, math games, and math circles.


Contemporary Studies of the Zombie Apocalypse
Principal Investigator, SBIR Phase I National Science Foundation grant to create an online game teaching mathematical thinking to middle school students.
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Moebius Noodles CoverMoebius Noodles: Adventurous Math for the Playground Crowd
Co-author, a Creative Commons book for parents and teachers about algebra and other deep ideas for babies, toddlers, and young kids.
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mpsMOOC13Problem Solving for the Young, the Very Young, and the Young at Heart
Designer, an open online course on mathematical problem solving, and a citizen science study pilot.  Participating parents and teachers adapt ten math problems, try them with kids, and analyze the reports.
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North Carolina Museum of Natural History Science Cafe
Speaker, a presentation about cognitive science of “baby algebra.” Science Cafes are a series of topical discussions with leaders in the fields of science and technology.
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