Dr. Matthew Beyranevand

Educator, Author, Mathematician

Dr. Matthew Beyranevand is the K-12 Mathematics Department Coordinator for the Chelmsford, Massachusetts Public Schools, where he also serves as the high school department head. Matthew is an ambassador for the Global Math Project, a national presenter, mathematics consultant and a member of the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council. He also serves as an adjunct professor of mathematics and education at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Fitchburg State University.

Matthew has been featured on WBUR radio, WBZ news and the Boston TV news magazine Chronicle. Matthew has authored three books: Teach Math Like This, Not Like That: Four Critical Areas to Improve Student Learning and Adding Parents to the Equation with Hilary Kreisberg through Rowman & Littlefield. Also, he co-authored with Dr. Kreisberg Partnering with Parents in Elementary School Math through Corwin Press.


  • 2010 Ed. D. Mathematics Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • 2003 M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Concentration: Mathematics Education.
  • 1999 B.S. Management, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Minors: Finance & Economics.

Scholarly Work

2010 Beyranevand, M. Investigating mathematics students' use of multiple representations when solving linear equations with one unknown. Ed.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States -- Massachusetts. Retrieved October 18, 2010, from Dissertations & Theses @ University of Massachusetts at Lowell.(Publication No. AAT 3411564).

2016 Beyranevand, M. (accepted). Popular Culture Infused into Mathematics Instruction. 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education

2014 Beyranevand, M. (2014, February) The Different Representations of Rational Numbers. NCTM: Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

2011 Panasuk, R. & Beyranevand. M. 2011. Preferred Representations of Middle School Algebra Students When Solving Problems. The Mathematics Educator, International Journal, 13(1).

2010 Panasuk, R. & Beyranevand, M. (2010, Oct.). Algebra students' ability to recognize multiple representations and achievement. International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning.