Allison Dillard is a math professor at Irvine Valley College, where she teaches Statistics and remedial math. She is the host of the Allison Loves Math Podcast, where she interviews trailblazers in math education about how to set our students up for success in math, STEM, school, and life. And, she is the author of multiple Amazon bestselling books, including: Crush Hypothesis Testing, a best-selling statistics book that details her and Professor Jennifer Flenner’s 5-Step Method for teaching Hypothesis Testing Crush Math Now, a best-selling Amazon book packed with all the advice Allison has given students over the years on math mindset, study skills, and test-taking strategies. Love Math Journal: A growth mindset journal with prompts, affirmations and reflections to help 4th-8th grade students to build confidence in and love math. Allison has a Master’s in Mathematics from Claremont Graduate University, where she was the recipient of fellowships from the National Science Foundation, Boeing, and Los Alamos National Lab. She has a B.A. in English and a B.A. in Mathematics from Scripps College, where she received the Reed Institute’s award for “Excellence in Problem Analysis and Problem Solving in Decision Science.” When she is not teaching, writing, or podcasting, you’ll find Allison playing board games with her husband, coaching her kids’ soccer teams and dreaming up new ways to convince the world that math is awesome. Her love for math is legendary.
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