Helping Teachers
Make Math Irresistible

Spark curiosity • Encourage productive struggle • Change attitudes


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Are you ...

Endlessly searching for better math problems?

Helplessly watching students disengage and give up?

Frustrated that students can't remember 'the basics'?

Feeling pressured by high stakes testing?

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Keynotes & Workshops

Dr. Shah speaks at national and state conferences as well as local events to inspire teachers, educate parents and help kids love math.

Professional Development

Workshops to help teachers spark student curiosity, engage in productive struggle, and foster meaningful discourse that develops deeper conceptual understanding.

Online Courses

Video courses to help parents understand Common Core and for students to learn advanced problem solving skills.

Interview on Making Math Moments that Matter Podcast

Listen in on my interview from Kyle Pearce and Jon Orr. We talk about what's wrong with math class and how to fix it.

About Me

Dr. Raj Shah

CEO, Speaker, Author

I have always had an affinity for math. Powered by my love of math, I earned a Ph.D. in Physics in 1999 which led to a decade in R&D at Intel. In 2008, I quit my job and founded Math Plus Academy, an after-school STEM enrichment program for kids from ages 5 – 14. I'm also proud to be a I am a founding member of The Global Math Project I also contribute to Math Teacher Circles and the Julia Robinson Math Festival
I'm on a mission to make math irresistible for all.

Conferences • Media • Partners



Dr. Shah’s full day workshop was awesome! Two days later, we are still talking Math!!! It was a wonderful PD. Thank you for your time, insight AND activities.

Karen Mahan - Lorain Digital Academy

Your presentation was great and you are great speaker. I enjoyed so much in your presentation on Mental Math for the Common Core at OCTM.

Ho Yun Cho, Ph.D. - Capitol Univ. Dept. of Education

We want to thank you for presenting to our teachers. They were very engaged and excited about your presentation and enjoyed the activities. We need everyone to hear your message!

Barb Bodart - Licking County Gifted Coordinator

First, I have to tell you how much my gifted teachers LOVED your presentation at the OAGC Teacher Academy! We met today and they kept going on and on about how wonderful you were, how great the presentation was, and how many ideas/concepts they were able to take away from your session!

Stephanie DeBevoise - Newark City Schools Gifted Coordinator

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