About the Author
Josh Rappaport runs the Now I Get It! Tutoring Service in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As a longtime tutor, Josh has heard just about every question about math ever uttered. To help children, Josh relates math's complexities to life situations through playful analogies. Josh put his ideas together in the Algebra Survival Guide, winner of a Parents Choice commendation. The Guide has been used by individuals, schools and school districts across the United States.Trudy Bortz has been working in elementary schools for 29 years, and she's still going strong! Named Teacher of the Year for Special Education, Trudy currently teaches in the Boulder Valley School District in Colorado. In addition to a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Trudy holds master's degrees in Special Education and Education Administration.Josh Rappaport, winner of the Outstanding Young Educator award, is author of the best-selling Algebra Survival Guide, now going into its fourth printing. Josh taught middle school and high school, and for the last 12 years he has been president of the Now I Get It! Learning Center, where he both tutors and teaches children of all ages.