MY Expertise

  • Mathematics teaching and learning from primary grades through beginning algebra
  • Coherence in mathematics teaching and learning
  • Building vertical and horizontal connections within the mathematics program
  • Illuminating mathematics through physical, visual, verbal, contextual, and symbolic representations
  • Supporting mathematics teaching and learning with award-winning literature
  • Highlighting mathematics as a tool for integrated STEM instruction
  • STEM challenges as a context for applying mathematics
  • Supporting problem solving with the engineering design process


  • Mathematics must make sense to teachers and students
  • Multiple representations are a powerful and important tool for making this happen.
  • Mathematics is best learned by doing mathematics - solving relevant and engaging problems and exploring mathematical ideas.
  • STEM can provide an important context for learning mathematics.
  • Excellent mathematics teaching & learning happens within a coherent curriculum