What Others Say About Terry Stickels
Stickels puzzles are perfect brain stimulators for young and old alike.
They're fresh, varied, and well thought-out and they build
problem-solving skills that are useful both academically and in
Crossword Editor, The New York Times
Stickels has joined the ranks of top popularizers of mathematical
problems. His puzzle collections are highly recommended for their novel
approaches and fresh ideas."
Writer and Past Editor of the Scientific American's Recreational Mathematics Column
of my work in creative thinking, I read many puzzles and puzzle books.
I've found that the difference between the right puzzle and the almost
right puzzle is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
Terry Stickels' puzzles are the 'lightning.' I'm a big fan of his work."
Stickels is one of the most gifted puzzle writers, authors, and
speakers it has been my pleasure to know. He has generously provided us
with his time and talents in creating unique and challenging material,
for our MENSA projects.”
National Marketing Director, MENSA
measure of success for today's classroom teacher is the number of
opportunities provided for his or her students to engage in active,
genuine thinking. Terry Stickels' latest work may be his best
collection yet of just those kinds of thought-provoking activities,
designed specifically for the educator interested in finding effective
ways to foster creativity and turn young minds on."
Timothy J. McNamara
New York State Recipient, Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Mathematics Teaching
most noteworthy features of Mind-bending Puzzles are its fresh approach
to problem-solving and the originality of the puzzles."
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Magazine