Rachel Tidd is the author of Wild Math, and a homeschooling mother of two wild and adventurous boys. They live in a log cabin just outside of Ithaca, NY where they enjoy tromping through woods, swimming in the lakes, and exploring gorges. Prior to having children, Rachel taught first grade as well as grades 3-6 as a special education teacher. She holds an M.S.Ed. in Special and Elementary Education from Bank Street College of Education and a B.S. in Environmental Science and Analysis from SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry.