Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor

As a marketing director for HMH, Richard develops content to promote the brand and its products, specializing in math games and activities. Previously, he was Senior Learning Architect for HMH, and before that, a high school math teacher. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and has appeared as a math expert on HMH’s Math at Work series.

As a marketing director for HMH, Richard develops content to promote the brand and its products, specializing in math games and activities. Previously, he was Senior Learning Architect for HMH, and before that, a high school math teacher. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and has appeared as a math expert on HMH’s Math at Work series.

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St. Patrick's Day Classroom Activities: 5 Fun Ways to Celebrate
Honor St. Patrick's Day with these fun activities for elementary and middle school—from teaching students how to count in the Irish language to holding a classroom celebration!
Jordan Friedman
Shaped Editor
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
February 24, 2021
Pi Day Scavenger Hunt for Middle School Students
Pi Day is an annual celebration observed on March 14. This year, celebrate in a fun way with an in-person or virtual Pi Day scavenger hunt for middle school students!
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
February 02, 2021
Teaching Math Through Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Math is more than just numbers, but another way to express our humanity. Here are three specific ways that teaching math through art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art can enhance your students' learning experience.
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
January 27, 2021
Halloween Math Activities for Middle School and High School Students
It’s that time of year where math class is full of spooky sums! Frightful fractions! Paranormal parabolas! Whether your students are first learning about zombie zeroes or eerie series, you can still bring Halloween into your math classroom.
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
October 15, 2020