Matthew R. Larson, Ph.D.
Past President, NCTM; Senior Fellow, Math Solution 

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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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.
Matthew R. Larson, Ph.D.
Past President, NCTM; Senior Fellow, Math Solution 
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.
Matthew R. Larson, Ph.D.
Past President, NCTM; Senior Fellow, Math Solution 
August 20, 2018
Five Modern Features of Effective Math Instruction
Dr. Matt Larson, the 2016 President Elect of The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), shares five critical features that effective math instruction should have.
Matthew R. Larson, Ph.D.
Past President, NCTM; Senior Fellow, Math Solution 
August 31, 2016