After acting, Danica McKellar studied Math at UCLA. She has been writing Math books for teens, tweens and kids for over ten years. including
Math Doesn't Suck
Kiss My Math
Hot X Algebra Exposed
. Her latest book is geared for early elementary grades K-2 and walks parents through the 'new math' of today including regrouping (rather than carrying and borrowing).
In this video,
Danica on NOVA
, McKellar shares how she came to be a Math major after a great teacher in middle school helped her overcome a stumbling block enabling her to enjoy and learn Math!