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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Do We Have to Integrate Technology in the Math Classroom?
In an effective mathematics program, technology should be viewed as a tool to support teaching and learning.
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
February 11, 2019
Why Teaching K-12 Mathematics Matters in Our Democratic Society
Math skills are used to characterize societal problems and formulate solutions, and are essential for meaningful participation in our democratic institutions.
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
September 26, 2018
Equity Is More Than Access
To better math education, teachers should also establish positive identities, cultivate equitable discussions, and inspire citizens of the future.
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
August 20, 2018
5 Modern Features of Effective Math Instruction
What does good math instruction look like? Dr. Matt Larson shares five components of effective math instruction in the modern classroom.
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
August 31, 2016
No Silver Bullet: What Makes for Effective Professional Learning?
Matt Larson, Ph.D. shares his thoughts on what makes for effective professional learning and how to develop effective professional learning structures.  
Dr. Matthew R. Larson
Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Senior Fellow, Math Solutions
June 29, 2016