Emma Tomkinson is the author of Cooking Up Times Tables.


Her qualifications include a Master of Special Education and Master of Science in Operational Research.

While working as a Western Australian maths teacher and educational writer (with a passion for cooking and children), Emma produced 'Cooking up Times Tables' after successfully working with young children to inject some fun into their maths learning. Emma has used the activities in this book to engage primary and secondary school students in maths in the kitchen, from remote Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, to students at risk in metropolitan Perth.

Emma taught secondary mathematics for 6 years. She has worked in two states and has taught mathematics to students of all levels.

Emma is currently working for the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet as a project officer in the Strategy and Project Delivery Unit.

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