Who and What is Math With Matthew?
Matthew Beyranevand is the K-12 Mathematics and Science Coordinator for the Chelmsford Public Schools. After years a dozen years as a middle school teacher, Matthew transitioned into the school administration. He is leading a department of over seventy intermediate and high school math and science faculty and is responsible for the curriculum for almost four thousand students.
Matthew is an ambassador for the Global Math Project, supporter for the With Math I Can campaign, and member of the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council. Through his website, Matthew provides visitors with a podcast, video instruction, blogs, music videos, and other educational resources. Matthew is an active user of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Periscope to get his message out to boost student interest and success in mathematics.
Matthew has created numerous television projects. He has a public access television show called “Math with Matthew” to help inform the parents and community about the great things happening within the department. “The Pythagorean Project” is a pilot television show that has been broadcasted in over forty communities throughout New England and has won several awards. Matthew also produces and hosts “Science with Matthew” spotlighting the science and innovation fairs in Chelmsford, as well as “Eye on PARCC” which publicizes the PARCC standardized assessment to other educators.
As a graduate professor at UMASS Lowell and Fitchburg State University, he has instructed over thirty semesters of mathematics and education courses, offering inspiration to both new and established teachers. Having led the courses Curriculum and Assessment for Teachers, The History of Mathematics, Working with a Range of Students in Mathematics, Perspectives on Math and Science, and Teaching for Mathematical Understanding, Dr. Matthew offers all of best educational practices to sustain student progress.
Matthew’s first book Teach Math Like This, Not Like That: Four Critical Areas to Improve Student Learning will be released in August, 2017. It is being published through Rowman & Littlefield and is the first of three books related to math education that Matthew is writing.