About Eventmath participants[edit | edit source]
Eventmath participants are math educators who contribute to the project in many ways:
- using Eventmath lesson plans in the classroom
- endorsing lesson plans based on classroom experience
- spreading awareness at school or on social media (hashtag: #Eventmath)
- linking to Eventmath from a personal or organizational website
- creating or improving lesson plans
- providing peer review
- hosting workshops or edit-a-thons
On this page, you can learn about the people and organizations doing this important work. We welcome you to add yourself or your organization!
How to create an account[edit | edit source]
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How to join the participant lists[edit | edit source]
Organizations[edit | edit source]
To enter your information, just click "edit source" down below, next to the heading "List of participating organizations", and type away!
You’re welcome to include any of these details:
- Organization name
- Social media handle
- Brief description
- Nature of Eventmath participation (e.g. promotion, hosting of workshops, organization of peer review)
- Benefits to Eventmath participants (e.g. newsletters, conferences, open-access journals)
Individuals[edit | edit source]
To enter your information, just click the "Join as individual" button below, and type away!
You’re welcome to include any of these details:
- Social media handle
- Wikiversity user page
- Brief bio
For the bio, you might include your interests and how you participate in Eventmath.
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List of participating organizations[edit | edit source]
The National Numeracy Network[edit | edit source]
- Website: http://www.nnn-us.org/
- Description: The National Numeracy Network (NNN) promotes education that integrates quantitative skills across all disciplines and at all levels. To this end, the Network supports faculty development, curriculum design, assessment strategies, education research and systemic change. The NNN promotes Eventmath to its membership, has hosted a facilitated discussion on Eventmath at the recent NNN conference, and organizes edit-a-thons.
The Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America on Quantitative Literacy (SIGMAA QL)[edit | edit source]
- Website: http://sigmaa.maa.org/ql/
- Description: SIGMAA QL is the Special Interest Group of the MAA which focuses on Quantitative Literacy (QL). SIGMAA QL aims to provide a structure within the mathematics community to identify the prerequisite mathematical skills for quantitative literacy (QL) and find innovative ways of developing and implementing QL curricula. The SIGMAA on QL sponsored a talk on Eventmath at MathFest in 2021, and has shared Eventmath with its membership, via its message board.
First Year Math and Stats in Canada (FYMSiC)[edit | edit source]
- Website: https://firstyearmath.ca/
- Description: FYMSiC is a community of post-secondary mathematics and statistics instructors, which also welcomes high school teachers, international colleagues, members of teaching and learning support centres, and anyone else interested in teaching. Although our primary focus is on teaching first year math and stats courses in universities and colleges, in our meetings, workshops and conferences (check our web page!) we discuss broad issues related to teaching. FYMSiC has hosted a presentation on Eventmath and has promoted Eventmath workshops to its members.
Skew The Script[edit | edit source]
- Website: https://skewthescript.org/
- Description: Skew The Script is a nonprofit that provides free, socially relevant math lessons to over 20,000 high school math teachers. Lessons cover topics that range from gerrymandering and food deserts to sports and online dating. Current course offerings include AP Statistics, AP Precalculus, Algebra II, and Algebra I. Our two-fold mission: 1) Boost math engagement and achievement among students from underserved backgrounds, 2) Prepare students from all backgrounds to think critically as citizens.
List of participating individuals[edit | edit source]
Greg Stanton (he/him)[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @HigherMathNotes
- User: Greg at Higher Math Help
- Bio: Hi there! I'm a professional tutor of high-school through graduate-level math. I was inspired by a conversation on Twitter to propose Eventmath and am one of two Wikimedia grantees working to get this project off the ground. I’m excited to see what we can make together!
Brendan W. Sullivan (he/him)[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @professorbrenda (no final N!)
- User: Professorbrendan
- Bio: I am also one of two Wikimedia grantees working on this project. I've been teaching undergraduate mathematics for 7+ years (12+ including graduate school) and have experience using current events articles in the classroom to teach quantitative reasoning and problem-solving skills. I hope this project will make it easier for teachers and students to explore how mathematical thinking is useful in our modern world.
Jyotika Wadhwa[edit | edit source]
- User: jodubdub
- Bio: I am a software engineer turned finance professional - both professions that rely heavily on quantitative reasoning. I am excited about participating in a project that uses real-life examples to further mathematical literacy.
Heather Charles[edit | edit source]
- User: Heathercharles
- Bio: I'm a middle school science and math teacher in Tucson, AZ, with a bachelor's degree in physics from Northern Arizona University. I've been teaching secondary math for 5 years and middle school math for 4!
Suzie Garfield[edit | edit source]
- User: Suzie Garfield
- Bio: I’m interested in informal education, particularly in on-the-job and more structured business training and in promoting quantitative literacy by embedding it into the stories I tell as a professional and business storyteller. My experience has been in business, technology, education, and performance. In the past, I’ve worked as a computer programmer and classroom teacher. Now I am mostly a consultant, trainer, storyteller, coach, and mentor.
Linda McGuire[edit | edit source]
- User: Lindamc29
- Bio: I have been teaching the full spectrum of undergraduate mathematics courses for over 20 years. I also teach interdisciplinary courses in other programs such as writing, women and gender studies, and social justice. I try my best to cultivate collaborative learning spaces and I am hopeful that the Eventmath wiki will be a site of collaboration with other teaching-focused colleagues around the globe.
Asia Matthews[edit | edit source]
- User: Asia.Matthews
- Bio: I teach undergraduates how to think mathematically and to use this knowledge to figure out how to be in this world as one of many. I’ve been teaching undergraduate mathematics since my Master’s degree in 2005 and I like to push my students to be mathematically creative. As of 2022 I have been teaching at Quest University Canada for +/- 5 years.
Jessie Oehrlein (she/her)[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @numberdance
- User: Jessoehrlein
- Bio: I teach undergraduate statistics and mathematics and have been at Fitchburg State University since 2021. By research area, I'm at atmospheric/climate scientist.
Debasmita Basu[edit | edit source]
- User: basud2
- Bio: I teach Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematics at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, and I am the Director of the Quantitative Reasoning program at my institution. Before pursuing my doctoral studies, I was a high school mathematics teacher in India for 4 years. As a cisgender woman of color, I aim to design mathematical activities that cultivate students’ critical consciousness towards various social and environmental justice issues and help them realize the power of mathematics.
Carrie Muir[edit | edit source]
- User: Carrie Muir
- Bio: I'm a community college math professor, and have been teaching undergrad mathematics since before Y2K. I frequently teach quantitative literacy and statistics courses.
Dave Jehle[edit | edit source]
- User: davidejehle
- Bio: BS in Math (RPI), MA in Math (SUNY at Buffalo) and MBA (RIT). Worked as a manufacturing systems consultant for 30+ years. As consulting engagements wound down, began adjunct teaching over the last seventeen years. Have taught a wide range of undergraduate classes from Basic Mathematics through Calculus, Statistics and Discrete Mathematics.
Phillip Andreae[edit | edit source]
- User: Phillip Andreae
- Bio: I teach courses including statistics, calculus, proofs, and geometry at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. My background is in differential geometry, but recently I have gotten interested in math and democracy, especially gerrymandering and voting methods. I enjoy math when it makes sense, and I want to help students make their own sense out of math, including math in the news
Ozlem Ugurlu (she/her)[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @Ozziugurlu
- User: Ougurlu
- Bio: I received my Bs and MSc in Mathematics in Turkey. In 2013, I moved to the USA to pursue my doctorate in Mathematics at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Since then, I have been teaching undergraduate/graduate level courses. I have no editing experience on Wiki; however, it is important to me that I can provide my students with accessible and tangible learning experiences. So, I am excited to be part of this project.
Erik Wallace[edit | edit source]
- User: ErikWallace
- Bio: I am currently an Assistant Math professor at Hartwick College. I have been teaching since the beginning of my time as a graduate student at Indiana University in 2008, and have taught a wide range of undergraduate classes to both majors and non-majors. My current teaching style emphasizes hands-on approaches, such as guided activities, games, and problem solving.
Andrew J. Miller (he/him)[edit | edit source]
- User: AJMillerMath
- Bio: I am a professor of mathematics at Belmont University in Nashville, TN, USA. I have been promoting and designing quantitative literacy curricula for undergraduates for 15+ years, including a redesign of Belmont's general education mathematics requirement that focuses on quantitative literacy. A key component of quantitative literacy education is finding rich contemporary contexts in which to apply quantitative skills, a need that I hope is partially met by this project!
Tara Taylor[edit | edit source]
- User: Ttaylor_stfx
- Bio: I am full professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. I have been teaching undergraduate mathematics for 20+ years. I often teach math concepts classes that are electives. The students have a range of backgrounds and career paths. I want to help them see how meaningful their mathematical reasoning can be for understanding the real world.
Anne Yust (she/her)[edit | edit source]
- User: Aeyust
- Bio: I have been teaching undergraduate mathematics since 2010. I spent four of those years teaching quantitative reasoning at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, which got me excited about contextualizing mathematics. Now I'm a teaching professor at the University of Pittsburgh. I’m always looking for new ways to introduce relevant social and environmental issues into every mathematics course.
Jennifer Stuart (she/her)[edit | edit source]
- User: JenniferSMath
- Bio: I am an assistant teaching professor at Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH), and teach business calculus, statistics, and management science. Currently, I am working towards a Master's in Instructional Design. I am excited to be a part of this community and work collaboratively to help increase numerical literacy!
Milo Schield[edit | edit source]
- Bio: PhD Rice Univ. Fellow American Statistical Education. US representative of the International Statistical Literacy Project. Past-President of the National Numeracy Network. Statistical Literacy coordinator at the Univ. of New Mexico.
Christine McKenna[edit | edit source]
- User: Cmckennanyc
- Bio: Christine McKenna is an online editor, multimedia producer and new media instructor at Lehman College, CUNY, and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY. Christine is working to implement quantitative reasoning instruction in undergraduate and graduate journalism programs. She has produced documentary and news sites for Time magazine, PBS, the Discovery Channel, WNYC and The Wall Street Journal. She holds a B.A in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Website: christinemckenna.com
Dave Kung (he/him)[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @dtkung
- Mastodon: @dtkung (preferred)
- User: dtkung
- Bio: I've taught some math (mostly college), written some pieces (articles, blogs, and a book), given some lectures (on lots of topics), and done some professional development (mostly with MAA project NExT). Currently Director of Policy at the Charles A. Dana Center (at UT-Austin)
Dashiell Young-Saver[edit | edit source]
- Twitter: @dashyoungsaver
- User: Dashiell Young-Saver
- Bio: High school stats teacher on a mission to make math what it already is: relevant. Founder & CEO of Skew The Script. Occasional math lesson writer at The New York Times. Earned BA and MS in Data Science from Harvard.