Walden University has partnered with leading educators in the field of mathematics to develop curriculum that enhances your understanding of mathematical concepts so you, in turn, can help make abstract concepts more concrete and tangible for your students. Experts illustrate how you can improve your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills—and model those skills for young math learners.

Robert McIntosh, MEd

Mr. McIntosh is a K–12 mathematics program specialist for the North Thurston School District in Washington. He has also worked as a mathematics education researcher and trainer at Education Northwest, formerly the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), where he developed a model for teaching and assessing mathematics through problem solving.

Janet Scheer, PhD

As the executive director of Create a Vision, Dr. Scheer serves as a mathematics consultant and conference presenter for organizations throughout North America and Europe. She has taught extensively at both the elementary and secondary levels, and is a former professor of mathematics education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Scheer has authored numerous books, articles, and a textbook series based on her comprehensive expertise in practical, research-based strategies for teaching mathematics for understanding.

Diana Steele, PhD

Dr. Steele is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Northern Illinois University. She has written numerous articles for educational journals, including Teaching Children Mathematics, Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, and Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics. Dr. Steele has also been a presenter at national meetings for several organizations, including the American Educational Research Association, Research Council for Mathematics Learning, and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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