Nathalie Sinclair was born on 1970 she is a Canadian researcher in mathematics education she hold the Canada research chair in Tangible mathematics learning at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
She is daughter of Canadian academics who were on sabbatical there. Natalie grew up in Calgary she started her undergraduate studies at McGill University in business, she quickly switched to mathematics.
Then she earned a master's degree with Len Berggren at Simon Fraser on the history of mathematics & mathematics in medieval Islam.
Natalie became a middle school teacher of mathematics & French on Bowen Island, then she earned her PH.d in 2002 from queen's University at Kingston.
Under the joint direction of Peter Taylor of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics & William Higginson of the Faculty of Education.
In 2003, she accepted a joint appointment in the college of Natural Sciences & the College of Education at Michigan State University.
In 2014, Natalie & Nicholas Jackiw developed a mathematical app she was targeted at children ages Three to Eight.
The purpose of the app is to teach Children math through "hand-on learning.Two years later, Natalie was named a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Tangible Mathematics Learning.