Hilary Koll (B.Ed. Hons) - was Mathematics
Co-ordinator and Leading Maths Teacher in a Bracknell primary
school before training as a Numeracy Consultant prior to the introduction
of the National Numeracy Strategy. She has also worked as a part-time
Lecturer in Mathematics Education at the University of Reading,
teaching on undergraduate, post-graduate and in-service training
With a particular interest in Gifted & Talented
students across the 5 - 16 age-range, she is now a full-time writer
and consultant in mathematics education. In conjunction with Steve
Mills she has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers,
including Hodder and Stoughton, Letts, Ginn, Heinemann, A&C Black,
Folens, Schofield and Sims, Egmont and Whizz Education.
Steve Mills (B.A. Hons, P.G.C.E., M.Ed.)
- was a teacher of both primary and secondary age children and
an LEA Maths Advisory Support Teacher before joining the University
of Reading as a Lecturer in Mathematics Education. Here he worked
with both under-graduate and post-graduate students in their preparation
for teaching mathematics in schools, together with in-service
work for practising teachers. During this time he began to write
mathematics books for both teachers and children.
He is now a full-time writer and consultant in mathematics
education, and, in conjunction with Hilary Koll, has written over
150 books, CDs and audio tapes for a variety of publishers.