# James R. Matthews

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

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James R. Matthews

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Degree | Program | University |
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M.S. | Computer Science | SUNY Albany |

M.A. | Mathematics | SUNY-Albany |

Other | Permanent Secondary Teaching Certif | New York State |

B.S. | Mathematics | Montclair State College |

Year | Title | University |
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1996 - 2014 | Professor, Mathematics | Siena College |

1994 - 1997 | Adjunct Professor, Mathematics | Rensselaer Poly.Inst |

1993 - Now | Professor, Computer Science | Siena College |

1990 - 1997 | Professor, Mathematics | Capital District Step |

1989 - 1989 | Adjunct Professor, Computer Science | SUNY-Albany |

1988 - 1993 | Associate Professor, Computer Science | Siena College |

1985 - 1991 | Adjunct Professor, Computer Science | Rensselaer Poly.Inst |

1982 - 1988 | Assistant Professor, Computer Science | Siena College |

1978 - 1978 | Instructor, Mathematics | West Caldwell Schs |

1978 - 1982 | Instructor, Mathematics | Chatham Central Schools |

- Supporting CS10K: A New Computer Science Methods Course for Mathematics Education Students

45th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

2014 - Making Engaging, Inquiry Based Linkages Between Computer Science and Mathematics

Proceedings of the 40th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

2009 - New (and old) Games for Computational Fluency with Whole Numbers and Fractions

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2006 - Reasoning Redoubled! Three Novel Logic Problems

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2005 - Questioning Algorithmic Teaching

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2002 - The AMTNYS Problem Solving Challenge - Solutions

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2002 - The AMTNYS Problem Solving Challenge

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2001 - A History of A.M.T.N.Y.S. - The First 50 Years

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

2000 - The President's Message

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

1998 - The President's Message

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

1998 - The President's Message

New York State Mathematics Teachers Journal

1998

- Featured speaker at NCTM, MAA, AMTNYS and other conferences

Category: Other

Featured speaker at NCTM, MAA, AMTNYS and other conferences, 2010 - Inaugural Inductee into the New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame

Category: Other

Inaugural Inductee into the New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame, 2008 - Siena College Teaching Award

Category: Teaching

Siena College Teaching Award, 1996 - NYNEX Excellence in Education Award

Category: Teaching

NYNEX Excellence in Education Award, 1994

- Frogs, Chickens, and other Counting Problems

January, 2015

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - Keynote presentation: How to Count, Learn What Counts, Counting on the Common Core

January, 2015

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - A Gentle Introduction to Writing Proofs via Problem Solving

November, 2014

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Houston, Texas - A Gentle Introduction to the Common Core Standard of Constructing Viable Arguments and Critiquing the Reasoning of Others

November, 2014

64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Syracuse, New York - An Introduction to Turning Your Classroom into a Problem Solving Center

November, 2014

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Featured Closing Presentation: What Did Led Zeppelin Predict?, What Did They Recommend?, and 29 Other Important Questions for Mathematics Educators

November, 2014

64th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Syracuse, New York - Making the Geometry and Algebra Connection with Great Problems

November, 2014

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - More Great Materials for Turning Your Classroom into a Problem Solving Center

November, 2014

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Success in High-Needs Schools with Standards for Mathematical Practice

November, 2014

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Houston, Texas - A Gentle Introduction to Writing Proofs via Problem Solving

October, 2014

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana - Meeting Mathematical Practice Standards with Great Problems for Every Student

October, 2014

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey (Celebrating 100 Years) Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey - Project Based Mathematics

October, 2014

Diocese of Albany Catholic Schools Professional Development Day Conference, Schenectady, New York - Success in High-Needs Schools with Standards for Mathematical Practice

October, 2014

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana - Developing Algebraic Reasoning with Frogs, Towers, Geometry, and Nuggets

July, 2014

Mid-Hudson Mathematics Teachers Summer Circle Conference, Annendale-on-Hudson, New York - Getting Physical with Mathematical Problem Solving

July, 2014

National Summer Math Foundation Summer Institute, Ithaca, New York - Keynote Presentation: Minimize the Flogging - Maximize the Frogging for a Successful Mathematics Program

July, 2014

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New England Summer Math Academy at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Using Problem Solving to Improve Reasoning and Proof

July, 2014

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New England Summer Math Academy at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Keynote presentation: The Common Core Standards and What They Might Mean for Undergraduate Mathematics and the Preparation of Teachers

June, 2014

SUNY Plattsburgh C-TEN and North Country Teacher Center Mathematics and the Common Core Conference, Plattsburgh, New York - Mirroring Professional Mathematicians by Holding a School Math Conference

June, 2014

NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, Washington, District of Columbia - Featured Session - Trains, Rice, and Lockers: Ideas for Teaching Interesting Mathematics

April, 2014

Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges in Connecticut, Norwich, Connecticut - How Can We Make Use of Structure (Mathematical Standard Practice #7)?.

April, 2014

92nd Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, Louisiana - Students Succeed with Standards for Mathematical Practice in High-Needs Schools

April, 2014

92nd Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, Louisiana - An Incredible Problem Connecting Probability and Calculus for after the AP Exam

March, 2014

55th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Delmar, New York - Before or After the AP Exam – An Incredible Problem Connecting Probability and Calculus

March, 2014

40th Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Ossining, New York - Before or After the AP Exam – An Incredible Problem Connecting Probability and Calculus

March, 2014

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts, Hopedale, Massachusetts - Combining Common Core Standards with a School Mathematics Symposium

March, 2014

55th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Delmar, New York - Connecting Algebra and Geometry with Great Problems

March, 2014

40th Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Ossining, New York - Geometry and Algebra – Make the Connection with Five Great Problems

March, 2014

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts, Hopedale, Massachusetts - Non-bogus Integration of Geometry and Algebra

March, 2014

55th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Delmar, New York - One Fantastic Problem after the AP Calculus Exam - Lockers

March, 2014

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Activities for Incorporating the Standards for Mathematical Practice

January, 2014

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - Math Matters: Games to Build Number Sense and Quantitative Analysis

January, 2014

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - Concrete Ideas for the Eight Common Core Mathematical Practices

November, 2013

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Meeting the Standards for Mathematical Practice with a Student Math Conference

November, 2013

63rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Using Mathematical Card Tricks to Motivate Your Mathematics Students

November, 2013

63rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Developing Combinatorial Reasoning with Engaging Hands-on Activities

October, 2013

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada - How Can We Make Use of Structure? (Mathematical Standard Practice 7)

October, 2013

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland - Success with Standards for Mathematical Practice in High-Needs Schools

October, 2013

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland - Featured Session – Rich Problems are the Thread for Weaving a Fine Mathematics Education

July, 2013

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Summer Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Weaving the Mathematical Practices Through Your Curriculum with Counting Problems

July, 2013

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Summer Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Activities for Developing Teacher (and student) Fluency and Understanding of Rational Numbers (fractions, decimals, percents) with the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice

May, 2013

Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Bridgewater, Massachusetts - Three Innovative Noyce Program Components

May, 2013

NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, Washington, District of Columbia - Three Innovative Noyce Program Components

May, 2013

NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, Washington, District of Columbia - Certification and Teaching Computer Science at the Pre-college Level

April, 2013

18th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Northeastern Conference, Loudonville, New York - Developing a Mathematics Program Where Students Model Professional Mathematicians by Holding a Math Symposium in Their School

April, 2013

45th National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado - Keynote Address – Lockers, Rice, and Scenic Railroads: Imagine the Mathematical Connection

April, 2013

2013 Annual Conference of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges, Glens Falls, New York - An Introduction to Counting for Middle Level Mathematicians

March, 2013

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area Conference, Rochester, New York - An Introduction to Counting for Young Mathematicians

March, 2013

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area Conference, Rochester, New York - Connecting the Teaching of Mathematics and Responsible Citizenship

March, 2013

39th Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Middletown, New York - Fractions: Subtracting Fear, Adding Interest and Success

March, 2013

39th Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Middletown, New York - Keynote Address - Learn to Count, Learn what Counts, Everyone Counts

March, 2013

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area Conference, Rochester, New York - Meeting Core Standards for Mathematical Practice with Counting Problems for Middle Level Mathematicians

March, 2013

54th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Albany, New York - Taking it to a higher level with student mathematics symposia.

March, 2013

54th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Albany, New York - Fractions: Taking Out the Fear, Putting in Interest and Success

January, 2013

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - Activities for Improving Fluency, Problem Solving, Understanding, and Enjoyment of Fractions

November, 2012

62nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rye, New York - Problem Solving for All: Connecting Content and Standards for Mathematical Practice

November, 2012

62nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rye, New York - Rational Numbers Part I. Developing fluency with fractions

November, 2012

Association of the Teachers of Mathematics of New York City 2007 Conference, New York City, New York - Rational Numbers Part II. Developing Understanding of Fractions and

November, 2012

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - The Algebraic solution – is it always the best solution?!

November, 2012

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Chicago, Illinois - Connecting Spatial, Algebraic, and Data Reasoning for Common Core Standards

October, 2012

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut - First Year Impacts of Noyce: 1. A Powerful, Exploratory Field Experience 2. Preparing Mathematics Students to Teach Computer Science and 3. Increasing Certification of Natural Science Graduates

October, 2012

Noyce Northeast Regional Conference, Boston, Massachusetts - The Noyce Mathematics and Science Teaching Scholarship Program at Siena College

October, 2012

Noyce Northeast Regional Conference, Boston, Massachusetts - The Noyce Mathematics and Science Teaching Scholarship Program at Siena College

May, 2012

NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, Washington, District of Columbia - Connecting Spatial, Algebraic, and Data Reasoning for Common Core Standards

April, 2012

90th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Concrete Ideas for Incorporating Problem Solving and Reasoning into Schools and Classroom

March, 2012

21st Annual Educator's Conference sponsored by the New York City Mathematics Project, New York City, New York - Developing Quantitative Literacy Using Newspapers, TV, and the Web

March, 2012

53rd Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Guilderland, New York - Developing Uncommon Approaches for Teaching Common H.S. Mathematics

March, 2012

53rd Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Guilderland, New York - Keynote Address: Mathematical Problem Solving, Reasoning and Standards for Mathematical Practice: Creating Great Math Programs

March, 2012

21st Annual Educator's Conference sponsored by the New York City Mathematics Project, New York City, New York - A Gentle Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning and Proof for the Common Core Standards

January, 2012

How to Make Math Count Conference, Rockville Center, New York - Combination and Permutation Activities to Engage Students and Deepen Learning

November, 2011

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico - Featured Presentation -- Spatial, Algebraic, and Data Reasoning for the Common Core Standards

November, 2011

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Meeting, Warwick, Rhode Island - Goldbach, Erdos, T.C. MITS and the Magic of Mathematics Workshop for Teachers

November, 2011

10th Annual TIME-2000 Conference – Celebrating Mathematics Teaching, New York City, New York - Keynote Address – Goldbach, Erdos, T.C. MITS and the Magic of Mathematics

November, 2011

10th Annual TIME-2000 Conference – Celebrating Mathematics Teaching, New York City, New York - Meeting CCS Standards for Mathematical Practice by Developing Reasoning Through Problem Solving

November, 2011

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Student Centered Probability Applications

November, 2011

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Keynote Address – Curriculum, Standards, and Exams: Rocking Mathematics Education in New York State

October, 2011

61st Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rochester, New York - Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Engagement with Mathematical Card Tricks

October, 2011

at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey - Great Problems for Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice

August, 2011

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 46nd Summer Conference, Loudonville, New York - Number Games for Numerical Fluency and Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice

August, 2011

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 46nd Summer Conference, Loudonville, New York - Integrating the Teaching of Mathematics and Science at the Secondary Level

July, 2011

Westchester/Putnam BOCES Conference, Yorktown Heights, New York - Interesting Mathematics Content Connecting the Eight Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice

May, 2011

Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators Symposium, Bridgewater, Massachusetts - An Uncommon Sequence of Problems for the Common Core State Standards

March, 2011

52nd Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Schenectady, New York - Developing Uncommon Approaches for Teaching Common H.S. Algebra Topics

March, 2011

52nd Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Schenectady, New York - Four Unusual Geometry Problems with Core Algebra Connections.

March, 2011

36th Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Rye, New York - Comic Strip Math

January, 2011

Nassau County Association of Mathematics Supervisors and the Nassau County Mathematics Teachers Association, Rockville Center, New York - A Gentle Introduction to Reasoning and Proof Using Engaging Problems

November, 2010

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - Changing Secondary Mathematics Education

November, 2010

Westchester/Putnam BOCES Conference, Yorktown Heights, New York - Connect Quantitative Literacy and Social Studies with Newspapers, TV, and the Web

November, 2010

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Meeting, Nashua, New Hampshire - Connecting Geometry, Number Patterns, and Algebraic Thinking with Rich Problems

November, 2010

Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Saratoga, New York - Connecting Geometry, Number Patterns, and Introductory Algebraic Thinking with Interesting Problems

November, 2010

Fall 2010 Binghamton Area Mathematics Conference, Binghamton, New York - Probing Teaching and Learning of Important (and not so important) High School Mathematics Topics

November, 2010

Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Saratoga, New York - The College Ready Mathematics Student

November, 2010

Westchester/Putnam BOCES Conference, Yorktown Heights, New York - Mathematical Card Tricks for Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Excitement

October, 2010

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana - The New Core Curriculum and How it Affects NY Schools

October, 2010

Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America Fall Conference, Plattsburgh, New York - Data Collection Activities that Connect Math and Science

August, 2010

NYS STEM Education Collaborative Summer Institute, Oswego, New York - Mathematics with Applications to Computer Science and Technology that will Increase Student Understanding and Interest

August, 2010

NYS STEM Education Collaborative Summer Institute, Oswego, New York - Making Math Come Alive by Working on Problems of Living Mathematicians

April, 2010

88th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, California - Comic Strip Math

March, 2010

51st Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Clifton Park, New York - Enlightening Applications of Combinations and Permutations

March, 2010

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Motivating Algebra Lessons with Patterns and Arithmetic Connections

March, 2010

51st Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Clifton Park, New York - Engaging Your Mathematical Thinkers with Engaging Counting Problems

January, 2010

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - Keynote Address - The Dinner Table Test is the High Stakes Test

January, 2010

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts 2010 Winter Meeting, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts - Classroom Ideas for Making Connections between Content and Process Standards for 7-12 Students

2009

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area, Rochester, New York - Classroom Ideas for Making Connections between Content and Process Standards for K-6 Students

2009

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area, Rochester, New York - Counting Problems for Young Mathematicians You Probably Won't Find in Your Textbook

2009

Fifty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Engaging Materials for Developing Numerical Fluency of Young Students

2009

The 2009 MATHWEST Spring Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts - Enhancing the Learning of Permutations and Cominations With Engaging Hands-on Activities

2009

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts - Fraction and Decimal Activities that Increase Student Learning and Interest in Mathematics

2009

The 2009 MATHWEST Spring Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts - Keynote Address Professional Development and Excellent Teaching So That No Mathematics Teacher is Left Behind

2009

Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators Symposium, Bristol, Rhode Island - Keynote Address: MITS, WITS, Mathematics, and a Little Magic

2009

8th Annual TIME-2000 Conference, Queens, New York - Keynote Presentation. Making Connections So That No Mathematics Teacher (or student) is Left Behind

2009

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area, Rochester, New York - MITS, WITS, Mathematics, and a Little Magic

2009

8th Annual TIME-2000 Conference, Queens, New York - Making Engaging, Inquiry Based Linkages Between Computer Science and Mathematics

2009

40th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Chattanooga, Tennessee - Probability Possibilities for High School Mathematicians

2009

50th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Colonie, New York - Three Rich Activities that Motivated and Worked with our Diverse Middle School Scholars

2009

87th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, District of Columbia - Turning Kids onto Math: Maps, Bridges, Cones, and Other Intriguing Problems

2009

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 44nd Summer Conference, Aurora, New York - Turning Kids onto Math: Trains, Cables, Towers, and Other Intriguing Problems

2009

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 44nd Summer Conference, Aurora, New York - Using Mathematical Card Tricks to Increase Student Interest in Mathematics

2009

50th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Colonie, New York - Developing Fluency and Certainty with Fractions, Decimals, Percents and Probability

2008

86th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Salt Lake City, Utah - Developing Young Mathematicians' Number Sense with Engaging Mathematical Games

2008

Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ryetown, New York - Developing the Mathematical Reasoning Abilities of Students with Card Tricks and Some Magic

2008

Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ryetown, New York - Going Beyond Basic Probability Topics with Cards and Dice

2008

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 43rd Summer Conference, Syracuse, New York - Got Number? Got Algebra? We've Got Connections that will Motivate Your Students

2008

33rd Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Cross River, New York - Improving the Mathematical Abilities (and the test scores) of Your Students Using Mathematical Olympiad Problems for Elementary and Middle School Students

2008

Forty-Ninth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, East Greenbush, New York - Motivating Problems for Your High School Geometers

2008

Forty-Ninth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, East Greenbush, New York - Skills, Reasoning and Problem Solving with Fractions, Decimals and Percents

2008

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - The Rice is Right: A Wide Range of Mathematics from a Common Food

2008

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 43rd Summer Conference, Syracuse, New York - Some Nitty Gritty Details for Dinner Table Mathematics Lessons

November, 2007

Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City Fall Conference, New York City, New York - A (different) Locker Problem: The Best Mathematics Problem I Found This Year

2007

Forty-Eighth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Schenectady, New York - A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematical Reasoning, Justification and Proof

2007

85th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,, Atlanta, Georgia - Basic Skills and Problem Solving for Fractions, Decimals, and Per Cents

2007

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Richmond, Virginia - Can WE Improve the College Education of Future Secondary Mathematics Teachers? Questions, Observations, Suggestions, and Discussion

2007

Spring Meeting of the Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Oneonta, New York - Counting Ideas for Primary Students

2007

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 42nd Summer Conference, Aurora, New York - Counting Ideas for Secondary Students

2007

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 42nd Summer Conference, Aurora, New York - From No Child Left Behind to No Child Left Untested to Some Children Left Unchallenged

2007

New York State Association of Mathematics Supervisors Conference, Albany, New York - Hands and Minds on Activities for Young Mathematical Thinkers

2007

Forty-Eighth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Schenectady, New York - Ideas for Avoiding Deadly, Dull and Destructive Math Lessons

2007

Association of the Teachers of Mathematics of New York City 2007 Conference, NY, New York - Ideas for Avoiding Dull, Deadly, Destructive Mathematics Lessons

2007

32nd Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Putnam Valley, New York - Keynote Address Mathematics Lessons that Pass the 'Dinner Table Test'.

2007

Association of the Teachers of Mathematics of New York City 2007 Conference, NY, New York - Keynote Address - Making Sure All of Our Kids Count

2007

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 42nd Summer Conference, Aurora, New York - One Fantastic Problem (and good subproblems) for your Best High School Mathematicians

2007

Fifty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rochester, New York - Student Impact: A Programming Contest Alternative

2007

Association of Computer Science 38th Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Conference, Covington, Kentucky - Teaching to the Test? Classes Boring? Try this great high school stuff!

2007

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Three Ways to Improve Your Student's Mathematics Learning Without Using Drill and Kill

2007

Binghamton Area Mathematics Conference, Binghamton, New York - What Can the Mathematics Professor Do to Improve Pre-College Mathematics Education?

2007

Fall Meeting of the Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America,, Rochester, New York - Cool Ideas for Teaching Fractions, Decimals and PerCents

2006

31st Annual Ten County Mathematics Education Association Conference, Cornwall, New York - Developing Young Mathematical Thinkers

2006

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - Five Fantastic Geometry Problems

2006

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey - Five Interesting Problems for Introducing Proof

2006

Forty-Seventh Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Niskayuna, New York - New York State's K-12 Mathematics Curriculum and the National Forces that Mold It

2006

Seaway and Metro Sections of the Mathematical Association of America, Poughkeepsie, New York - One Size Doesn't Fit All. Ten Different Methods for Teaching Mathematics Discovery and Constructivism

2006

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 41st Summer Conference, Old Westbury, New York - One Size Doesn't Fit All. Ten Different Methods for Teaching Mathematics Integrating Mathematics with Science

2006

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 41st Summer Conference, Old Westbury, New York - One Size Doesn't Fit All. Ten Different Methods for Teaching Mathematics Problem Solving

2006

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 41st Summer Conference, Old Westbury, New York - One Size Doesn't Fit All. Ten Different Methods for Teaching Mathematics Real Life and Unreal Examples

2006

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 41st Summer Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Unusual Problems and Ideas for Teaching Middle School Mathematics

2006

The Annual MATHWEST Meeting and T3 Regional Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts - Why No Child Left Untested is Destroying Middle School Mathematics

2006

Fifty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Saratoga, New York - A Problem Oriented Approach to Geometry

2005

12th Annual Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Williamstown, Massachusetts - Basic Skills and Mathematical Reasoning: Algebra

2005

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 40th Summer Conference, Plattsburgh, New York - Basic Skills and Mathematical Reasoning: Fractions, Decimals and PerCents

2005

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 40th Summer Conference, Plattsburgh, New York - Basic Skills and Mathematical Reasoning: Geometry

2005

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 40th Summer Conference, Plattsburgh, New York - Circular Reasoning and Other Geometric Gems

2005

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Developing Number Sense, Computational Fluency and Mathematical Confidence

2005

Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Extraordinary Geometry Problems for High School Students

2005

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut - Lessons Shared with and Lessons Learned from our Diverse Saturday Scholars

2005

83nd Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Anaheim, California - Logic and Logic Problems You Won't Find on a NYS Regents Exam

2005

Forty-Sixth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Latham, New York - Mathematics Olympiads for Elementary and Middle School Students

2005

Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Raising Performance Levels and Not Just Test Scores In Our Mathematics Classrooms

2005

Time-100 Seminar Series, Queens, New York - Strongly Connected Geometry Problems

2005

30th Annual Ten County Math Conference, North Rockland, New York - Teaching Mathematics with Science

2005

Eastern Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State Conference, Loudonville, New York - Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics

2005

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex 2005 Regional Professional Development Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York - Candy Bars, Popcorn, Ice-Cream and Other Problem Solving Treats for Middle School Mathematicians

2004

82nd Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Developing Number Sense, Computational Fluency and Mathematical Confidence

2004

Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ryetown, New York - Emphasizing Mathematical Reasoning with Typical Grade 8 and Math A Topics

2004

Questar III Staff Development Conference, Chatham, New York - Great Logic Problems You'll Never See on a Standardized Test

2004

Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ryetown, New York - How to Make Mathematical Reasoning the Focus of Your Middle School Mathematics Program

2004

Forty-Fifth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Bethlehem, New York - Intuitive and Counterintuitive Problems for Mathematical Thinkers

2004

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - Keynote Address - Lessons Shared With and Lessons Learned From Young Mathematicians

2004

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - Making Use of Intuitive and Counterintuitive Situations in Teaching Mathematics

2004

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island - Mathematics for All Young Mathematical Thinkers

2004

Questar III Staff Development Conference, Chatham, New York - Providing Challenging Mathematical Experiences for All of Your Elementary School Students

2004

Forty-Fifth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Bethlehem, New York - Radical? Approaches to Teaching Math A Topics

2004

Twenty-ninth Annual Ten County Math Conference, Armonk, New York - Connecting Mathematics Curriculum K-12 and Improving Instruction Using NYS Standards

2003

Capital Area School Districts Association Workshop, Albany, New York - Cool Ideas for Your Middle School Mathematics Classes

2003

Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Syracuse, New York - Doing Mathematics Unthinkingly vs. Mathematical Reasoning

2003

Twenty-eighthth Annual Ten County Math Conference, Woodbury, New York - Emphasizing Mathematical Reasoning with Topics from Course A Mathematics

2003

Forty-Fourth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Burnt Hills, New York - Emphasizing Mathematical Reasoning with Traditional Middle School Mathematics Topics

2003

Forty-Fourth Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Burnt Hills, New York - Exciting, Enthralling, Expanding and Entertaining Ways to Emphasize Mathematical Reasoning

2003

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 39th Summer Conference, Potsdam, New York - Making Mathematical Reasoning (NYS Key Idea No.1) the Focus in your Middle Grades Mathematics Classes

2003

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Problem Solving and Insight: 'No Way' to 'OK'

2003

Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Syracuse, New York - The NCTM' 6th Standard - Problem Solving

2003

Making Math Count Conference, Rockville Centre, New York - , Exciting, and Challenging Math Olympiad Problems, Grades 4-8

2002

80th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Las Vegas, Nevada - Buck the Exams. Your Students Should Work with this Priceless Mathematics

2002

Forty-third Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Guilderland, New York - Erdos, Collatz and Wiles: Contemporary Mathematicians and Their Mathematics for High School Students

2002

Fifty-second Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ellenville, New York - Incredibly Rich Mathematical Experiences Using Ridiculously Cheap Materials

2002

Forty-third Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Guilderland, New York - Mathematics Education: What We Value, What We Do and What We Need to Change

2002

Keynote Address at the Twenty-seventh Annual Ten County Mathematics Conference, Minisink Valley, New York - Standards, High-Stakes Testing, and Developing a Mathematics Program that Really Counts for T.C. MITS

2002

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts - All students should be involved in mathematical olympiads

2001

Twenty-sixth Annual Ten County Math Conference, Woodbury, New York - Grand Ideas and Concrete Examples for Improving the Education of WITS and MITS

2001

Forty-Second Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Averill Park, New York - Mathematics Education: Why Do We Do What We Do and Does it Matter?

2001

5th British Congress on Mathematics Education, Unknown, Great Britain - More Amazing Questions and Problems You Must Share with Your Students

2001

Fifty-first Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rochester, New York - Seventeen Great Problems for You and Your Mathematics Students

2001

Twenty-sixth Annual Ten County Math Conference, Woodbury, New York - Standards, Testing and What Really Counts in our Mathematics Classrooms

2001

Capital Area School Districts Association Workshop, Albany, New York - Starting and Coaching a Math Team in Elementary School

2001

79th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Orlando, Florida - State Exams, Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Reform and what does this really mean for The Education of T.C. MITS

2001

Forty-Second Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Averill Park, New York - Three big Ideas and 19 Amazing Problems You Must Share with Your Students

2001

79th Annual Meeting of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Orlando, Florida - What Can We Learn from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study?

2001

Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - What Do Basketball, Band, Harry Potter and Mathematics Have in Common?

2001

Fall 2001 Binghamton Area Mathematics Meeting, Binghamton, New York - What is 'TIMSS' and what can mathematics educators learn from it?

2001

PBS sponsored mathematics educators conference, Rensselaerville, New York - 36 amazing problems you must share with your students

2000

Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference, Ballston Spa, New York - From TIMSS, the Third International Mathematics and Science Study: What can we learn about teaching mathematics?

2000

Preparing Future Faculty Program, SUNY-Binghamton Department of Mathematical Sciences and Graduate School, Binghamton, New York - Ice Cream, Toothpicks, and Bridges for Mathematical Problem Solving

2000

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting, Springfield, Massachusetts - Three Big Ideas and 17 Amazing Problems for Middle School Mathematics

2000

50th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Ellenville, New York - Three ideas and oodles of questions for middle grades problem solving

2000

Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference, Ballston Spa, New York - Three ideas and oodles of questions for middle grades problem solving

2000

Ten County Mathematics Conference, LaGrangeville, New York - 37 Amazing Problems for Miracle Growth

1999

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State and New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges Summer Conference, Canandaigua, New York - Can your students work on the problems of some famous mathematicians? You bet!

1999

Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Francisco, California - Changing School Mathematics with a Little Help from Euler, Wiles and Erdos

1999

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Maps, Towers and Ice-Cream, Open and Unusual Problems for your Students

1999

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England Fall Conference, Killington, Vermont - Mathematical Research for High School Students

1999

49th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - Open Questions, Unusual Problems, and Some Modern History of Mathematics that will Surprise Your Students

1999

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the USA and UK

1999

Fourth British Congress of Mathematics Education, Northhampton, Great Britain - A Comparison of NYS and UK Mathematics Exams

1998

48th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Kiamesha, New York - Blue Creek to the Hudson River OR Influence to Confluence

1998

Fifth Annual Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Schenectady, New York - Cheap Materials and Rich Ideas for Integrating Mathematics and Science

1998

Eastern Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State, Loudonville, New York - Ice Cream, Towers, and Maps

1998

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 36th Annual Summer Conference, Saranac Lake, New York - Mathematical Research for All Middle School Students

1998

39th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference, Clifton Park, New York - Mathematical Research in High School

1998

12th Annual Long Island Mathematics Conference, Old Westbury, New York - Running a Math Conference with Help from Euler, Wiles, and Your Students: The Past, The Present, and the Future!

1998

Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Washington, District of Columbia - The Education of TC MacLaud

1998

Keynote Presentation for the Annual Meeting of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges, Syracuse, New York - The Mathematics Sandbox for Elementary Students

1998

23rd Annual Ten County Mathematics Conference, Yonkers, New York - What Every Student of Mathematics Should Know

1998

John F. Randolph Lecture in Mathematics Education at the Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America Fall Meeting, Rochester, New York - Your Students Name Three Living Athletes? Musicians? Mathematicians?

1998

39th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference, Clifton Park, New York - A Mathematics Symposium Based on Problem Solving-- The No.1 Standard

1997

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota - A Mathematics Symposium Based on Problem Solving

1997

38th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Scotia, New York - A School Mathematics Symposium Based on Problem Solving - The No.1 Standard

1997

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Long Island, New York - Cheap Materials and Rich Ideas for Integrating Mathematics and Science

1997

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Troy, New York - M-S-T Connections: Proven Methods of Making Math-Science-Technology Connections with Students

1997

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Meeting, Rochester, New York - School Mathematics Conference: Students Doing What Professional Mathematicians Do

1997

Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, California - We Get By with a Little Help from our Friends Erdos, Wiles, Euler and Pascal

1997

47th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Syracuse, New York - A Middle School Mathematics Conference Based on Problem Solving

1996

46th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Kiamesha, New York - A School Mathematics Conference! Can Your Students do what Professional Mathematicians Do? You Bet!

1996

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 34th Annual Summer Conference, Oneonta, New York - Cheap Materials and Rich Activities Integrating Mathematical and Scientific Thinking. !

1996

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 34th Annual Summer Conference, Oneonta, New York - Cheap Materials and Rich Activities Integrating Mathematical and Scientific Thinking.

1996

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Diego, California - Classroom-tested Activities that Support MST Connections

1996

46th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Kiamesha, New York - MST in the Middle School

1996

37th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Niskayuna, New York - We get by with a little help from our friends-- Erdos, Goldbach, and Pascal.

1996

Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, Orlando, Florida - A Model Program for Preparing Mathematics Teachers to Implement Change

1995

American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California - Can your students work on the problems of some famous mathematicians? You Bet!

1995

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Connect Mathematics and Science by Losing Your Marbles

1995

36th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Albany, New York - M-S-T BRIDGES, Proven Methods of making math, science and technology connections

1995

45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Rye, New York - The Best Picker Upper for the $$$ and Other Labs Connecting Mathematics and Science

1995

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts - Turning your classroom into a problem solving center

1995

Joint Meeting of the Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators and the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Toronto, Ontario - Challenging Experiments for Elementary Level Students

1994

Northeast Regional Assistance Center for Science and Mathematics Education Conference, Purchase, New York - Challenging Experiments for Middle Level Students

1994

Eastern Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State Fall Meeting, Loudonville, New York - EYE SPY: Methods of Connecting Mathematics and Teaching in the Middle School

1994

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Eastern Regional Conference, Somerset, New Jersey - The Best Picker Upper for the Money

1994

44th Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Kiamesha, New York - UNREAL Problem Solving for Students

1994

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 32nd Annual Summer Conference, Loudonville, New York - What? Teach mathematics to students before they get to college? Are you crazy?

1994

First Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Loudonville, New York - Challenging Experiments for Middle Level Students

1993

Eastern Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State Fall Meeting, Loudonville, New York - Is this Science or Math? You Decide!

1993

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 31st Annual Summer Conference, Purchase, New York - PRIME Mathematics for Your Classroom

1993

43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, Buffalo, New York - An Inservice Program for Enhancing the Teaching of Mathematics and Science

1992

Capital Region Science Mentors Conference, Schodack, New York - Eye Spy, An Integrated Mathematics and Science Experiment

1992

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State and Association of Mathematics Teachers of Maine Joint Summer Conference, Brunswick, Maine - Losing Your Marbles, An Integrated Mathematics and Science Experiment

1992

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State and Association of Mathematics Teachers of Maine Joint Summer Conference, Brunswick, Maine - Unreal Problem Solving

1984

25th Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Conference, Chatham, New York