Alice Aspinall Is Here To Explain How”Everyone Can Learn Math”!!

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Reading with Your Kids Author Interview: Alice Aspinall on “Everyone Can Learn Math”

Everyone CAN Learn Math!

Hello everyone,

In this episode of the Reading with Your Kids Podcast, we welcome a passionate high school mathematics teacher and a debut author Alice Aspinall of  “Everyone Can Learn Math“!!

Everyone Can Learn Math is an inspiring children’s book about applying a growth mindset to learning mathematics! it demonstrates that when faced with a difficult task, perseverance and grit are key, especially when dealing with math. Having a positive growth mindset enables to you accomplish tasks that you once believed were impossible. This book is a must read for all families, especially ones with children!

Alice spoke to us about the inspiration behind her book.  She stressed the importance of math in today’s world.  She says Math is Everywhere and shares some wonderful ways and activities that parents can do to instill Love of Math in their Children.

Be sure to listen in & enjoy!


About the Author

Alice Aspinall is a passionate high school mathematics teacher in Windsor, Ontario. She loves spending time with her husband and two children reading books, playing math games, and exploring the outdoors.

Alice is a strong advocate of the growth mindset. She is continually looking for ways to build young people’s confidence in math and to make math fun, challenging, and satisfying. Her innovative lessons and her dedication in the classroom have made a positive impact on her students’ attitudes toward math. Her YouTube channel, “MrsALovesMath” exemplifies her commitment to her students’ learning.

Alice believes everyone can learn math and she is on a mission to prove it….

Find out more about Alice Aspinall and where to buy her book at

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Subscribe to Alice’s YouTube channel for simple math tutorials, MrsALovesMath.

More about Everyone Can Learn Math

Everyone Can Learn MathHow do you approach a math problem that challenges you? Do you keep trying until you reach a solution? Or are you like Amy, who gets frustrated easily and gives up?

Amy is usually a happy and enthusiastic student in grade five who loves to dance, but she is struggling with a tough math assignment. She doesn’t think she is good at math because her classmates always get the answers faster than she does and sometimes she uses her fingers to help her count. Even though her mom tries to help her, Amy is convinced she just cannot do the math. She decides not to do the assignment at all since she thinks she wouldn’t do well anyway.

As Amy goes about her day, her experiences at ballet class, the playground, and gym class have her thinking back to how she gave up on her math assignment. She starts to notice that hard-work, practice, and dedication lead to success, thanks to her friends and teachers. She soon comes to understand that learning math is no different than learning any other skill in life. With some extra encouragement from her math teacher, a little help from her mom, and a new attitude, Amy realizes that she can do math!

Everyone Can Learn Math


  • Introduction to “Everyone Can Learn Math
  • What inspired her to write this picture book?
  • What does Alice hope that readers will gain from reading her book?
  • How can we encourage parents to talk math with their kids?
  • What are some activities you can do that teach your kids math skills without feeling like you’re teaching?
  • Alice shares a few ideas to make math fun for kids and related to the world around you to encourage a love of math. Happy learning!


A big thank you to Alice Aspinall for joining us and for sharing her amazing book with us!


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