Dr. Matthew R. Larson

Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions

Prior to serving as president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Dr. Matthew Larson was the K-12 math curriculum specialist for Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska, where he currently serves as director of elementary education. A prolific speaker and writer, Matt is the co-author of more than a dozen professional books and was a member of the writing teams for publications including Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014) and Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Initiating Critical Conversations (2018). He has taught math at the secondary and college levels and held an appointment as an honorary visiting associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Connect with Matt @mlarson_matt and on LinkedIn.

Prior to serving as president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Dr. Matthew Larson was the K-12 math curriculum specialist for Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska, where he currently serves as director of elementary education. A prolific speaker and writer, Matt is the co-author of more than a dozen professional books and was a member of the writing teams for publications including Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014) and Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Initiating Critical Conversations (2018). He has taught math at the secondary and college levels and held an appointment as an honorary visiting associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Connect with Matt @mlarson_matt and on LinkedIn.

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Equity Is More Than Access
To better equity in math education, teachers should also establish positive identities, cultivate equitable discussions, and inspire citizens of the future.
August 20, 2018
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How to Recognize High-Quality Mathematics Content
The content of a mathematics program is one factor within educators’ control that has a demonstrated positive impact on student learning. The selection of high-quality content is therefore critical, and…
July 16, 2018