Director, Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics
Consultant in the development of eLearning materials
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Design and teach online courses in mathematics and education
Design and implement online explorations of mathematical ideas
Design and program web sites to support eLearning
Design and implement web components of school courses
have taught mathematics, computer science, and mathematics education for over 30 years
many professional development courses and workshops for mathematics teachers and paraprofessionals
National Steering Committee, Interactive Mathematics Program, consulting, 2002-2004
The Career Connection to Teaching with Technology (U.S. Department of Education Challenge Grant), national mathematics consultant, workshops for secondary mathematics teachers, critiquing lesson and unit plans, 2000-2002.
MASP2 Program, University of Minnesota and various public school districts (NSF Local Systemic Initiative and Eisenhower funds), workshops for high-school mathematics teachers and middle-school paraprofessionals, summers 1997-2002
over 100 talks and workshops around the country during the last 34 years, in human development as well as mathematics education
consulting with authors and publishers on pedagogical and mathematics aspects of textbooks, doctoral dissertations, and journal articles
Perry Development Scheme, multiple perspectives
coordinated MATtours curriculum development team, distributed around U. S.
coordinated team preparing AUGMENT curriculum at Augsburg College
chaired five-member academic department for two non-consecutive three-year
authoring/editing texts for several college mathematics courses:
inquiry-based abstract algebra text
developmental mathematics text organized around thinking skills
text to teach discrete mathematics and calculus in the context of learning the Pascal computer language
a blog on topics in mathematics education and educational technology
23 publications since 1976, including
"Learning about teaching through writing simulations." Mathbits. (Journal of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics.) March, 2007.
“Spoons and hugs: Whys reflections.” In Rosamond and Copes (ed), Educational Transformations. AuthorHouse. 2006
“Messy monk mathematics: An NCTM-standards-inspired class session.” Mathematics Teacher, April, 2000. Reprinted in Thomas Hatch et al (eds), Going Public with Our Teaching: An Anthology of Practice (New York: Teacher College Press, 2005), pp. 143-146.
“Students As Computers.” In Sonja Schmieder (ed.), Talkin’ Tall: Voices for “Millennium” Teachers. JDL Technologies, February, 2003.
“Phasing Problem-Based Teaching into a Traditional Educational Environment.” (With Kay Shager.) In Harold Shoen (ed.), Teaching Mathematics Through Problem Solving; Grades 6-12: 195-205. Reston, VA: National Council of Teacher of Mathematics, 2003.
“Humanistic Educational Mathematics.” Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal #26, pp. 63-64. June, 2002.
“Teaching What Mathematicians Do.” In Murray, Frank B. (ed.), Toward a Knowledge Base for Teacher Educators, San Francisco, Jossey–Bass Publishers, fall, 1995.
“Mathematical Orchards and the Perry Development Scheme.” In White, Alvin M. (ed.) Essays in Humanistic Mathematics, Washington, D.C.: Mathematical Association of America, 1993.
“Educational mathematics,” For the Learning of Mathematics, November, 1981.
Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics (ISEM), Director, 1980-present.
University of Minnesota, occasional adjunct in mathematics education, 2000-2001, 2004, 2009, 2010.
Augsburg College, 1980 (Assistant Professor) - 2000 (Professor), Department of Mathematics
Tuskegee University (Department of Electrical Engineering), sabbatical leave 1989
Ithaca College (Department of Mathematics and Center for Individual and
Interdisciplinary Studies), 1974-79
B. A., Illinois Wesleyan University, mathematics, magna cum laude
M. A., Syracuse University, mathematics
Ph.D., Syracuse University, mathematics education (with 57 graduate semester
hours in mathematics)