## Frank Gardella

### PROJECT AFFILIATION:

- Math and Science Partnership in New York City (MSPinNYC)
- Roles: Project Professional Developer, Project Participant

### PROFESSIONAL ROLES

- Higher Ed: Education

### BIO

BS Matheamtics - Fordham UniversityMA Mathematics - Brooklyn College - CUNY

MA Secondary Education - Lehigh University

Ed.D. Mathematics Education - Rutgers University

Present: Mathematics Education Faculty - Hunter College - CUNY

Previous:

Junior High School Mathematics Teacher - 10 Years

Mathematics Supervisor K - 12 20 Years

Textbook Author, Presenter in over half the states of the United States, Keynote speeches in mathematics teaching and leadership in mathematics education

### EXPERTISE

Utilizing physical models in the teaching of mathematical concepts K - 12

How students learn mathematics - the impact of brain research on what is done in a mathematics classroom

### RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2009 Introducing Difficult Mathematics Topics in the Elementary Classroom. New York & London: Routledge2009 Order of Operations: A Natural Beginning. New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal. 59 (1) 15-20.