Martha L. Wallace

Department of Mathematics

I.††††††††††††††††††† Education

II.†††††††††††††††† Employment


III.†††††††††††††† Teaching Assignments

A.†††† Mathematics Education Courses at St. Olaf:

††††††† Every year: Ed 350: Teaching of Mathematics (6-12 students)

††††††† Student Teaching Supervision (6-12 students)

B.†††† Mathematics Education Courses outside of St. Olaf:

††††††† For Minneapolis Public Schools (2003): The Teaching of Algebra Workshop

††††††† At University of Minnesota C&I (2000): Teaching Mathematics: Geometry Structures

††††††† University of Minnesota NSF Grant Project (1997-2002): The Teaching of IMP, CPMP, CMP (all new standards-based curricula) Workshops

††††††† At Carleton (1983): Methods of Teaching Mathematics, Student Teacher Supervision

C.†††† Mathematics Courses at St. Olaf:

††††††† Calculus I and II

††††††† Honors Calculus I and II

††††††† Linear Algebra

††††††† Discrete Mathematics

††††††† Modern Geometries

††††††† Elementary Statistics

††††††† Principles of Mathematics

††††††† Finite Mathematics

D.†††† Advising: Approximately 25 formally assigned advisees per year; 10-15 additional informal advisees per year

IV.††††††††††††† Professional Activity

A.†††† Publications

1)††††† Cederberg, J., Wallace, M., Allen R., Pearson D., Geometry and Visualization for Pre-service and In-service Teachers, Proceedings of the National Conference on Inquiry-Based Geometry Throughout the Secondary Curriculum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, June 25-28, 1997, pp. 90-97.

2)††††† Wallace, M., Cederberg, J., Allen, R., Pearson, D. Teachers Empowering Teachers: Vertically Integrated, Inquiry-Based Geometry in School Classrooms, Mathematics Teacher, March 1997, pp. 254-255.

3)††††† Simpson, P. and Wallace, M. Transforming Teacher Education: A Minnesota Framework for Mathematics and Science, A Policy Document, SciMathMN, 1995 (92 pages).

4)††††† Wallace, M., Cederberg, J., Allen, R. Teachers Empowering Teachers: A Professional Enhancement Model, Professional Development for Teachers of Mathematics: NCTM Yearbook, 1994, pp. 235-245.

5)††††† Wallace, M., Cederberg, J., Allen, R. Computers in Geometry Classrooms: A Model for Teacher Training, Proceedings of Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in College Mathematics, 1993, pp. 433-437.

6)††††† Allen, R., Cederberg, J., Wallace, M. L'Integration de L'Ordinateur dans L'Enseignement de la Geometrie en Tant Que Projet de Formation Continue aux U.S.A., Bulletin de L'Epi N 70, June 1993, pp. 197-208.

7)††††† Wallace, M., Cederberg, J., Allen, R. Teachers Empowering Teachers: A Model for Professional Development, Proceedings of the Computers in Geometry Classrooms National Conference, 1992, pp. 129-135.

8)††††† Wallace, M., Allen, R., Cederberg, J. Teachers Empowering Teachers: Computers in Geometry Classrooms, Mathematics Teacher, November 1991, p. 683.

9)††††† Allen, R., Cederberg, J., Wallace, M. Scenario Development as a Means for Integrating Computers in Teaching Geometry, in Deuxiemes Journees: EIAO de Cachan, Ed. Monique Baron, Regis Gras, and Jean-Francois Nicaud, ENS Cachan, 1991, pp.33-44.

10)Wallace, M. Minnesota Mathematics Mobilization: A State Network for Change, Proceedings of The National Conference on Women in Mathematics and the Sciences, Ed. Sandra Z. Keith and Philip Keith, 1990, pp. 223-227.

11)Wallace, M. Computer Simulations: A Means for Integrating Realistic Problem Solving into the Curriculum, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, 1985, pp. 81-89.

12)House, P., Wallace, M., Johnson, M. Problem Solving as a Focus, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, 1983, pp. 9-19.

B.†††† Invited Lectures (all 45-60 minutes except as noted)

1)††††† Panelist, Building Mathematics Education in a Department of Mathematics, Mathematical Association of America MathFest, Denver, Co. August 2003 (5 members on 105 minute panel).

2)††††† Transforming Teacher Education in Mathematics and Science in Minnesota. Minnesota Association of Teacher Educators Spring Meeting, Garrison, MN, April 1995. (Keynote Speaker)

3)††††† Exploring Geometry: A Software Overview. Geometry Center Software Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 1993.

4)††††† The St. Olaf Project: A Model for Teacher Enhancement. Geometry Center Software Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 1993.

5)††††† The St. Olaf Computers in Geometry Project. Geometry Programs in Minnesota Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, March 1992.

6)††††† Teacher Enhancement, St. Olaf: A Case Study. ICO Liaison Meeting, Washington, DC, February, 1992.

7)††††† Communication in College Mathematics Classrooms: What College Teachers Can Learn From the NCTM Standards. St. Thomas College Seminar, St. Paul, MN, November 1991.

8)††††† Assessing Teacher Knowledge. University of Minnesota Mathematics Education Seminar, Minneapolis, MN, May 1990.

9)††††† Developing a Network for Change. National Conference on Women in Mathematics and the Sciences, St. Cloud, MN, November 1989.

10)Questioning As a Means To Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills in Mathematics. Minnesota Conference on Higher Order Thinking Skills, Bemidji, MN, August 1987.

11)Math Avoidance Workshop. Cornell College, 1981 (sole presenter, two-day workshop).

C.†††† Contributed Lectures Since 1990

1)††††† How do the New Integrated Mathematics Curricula Affect College Mathematics Learning? Invited panelist at Minnesota Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges Annual Meeting, Duluth, MN, March, 2002.

2)††††† We Require TI-89ís in Calculus: Now what do we teach?. Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Meeting, Duluth, MN, March 2002.

3)††††† Using the TI-92 in the Mathematics Classroom. Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Meeting, Brainerd, MN, April 1998.

4)††††† Concept Mapping in the Teaching and Learning of Algebra. Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Meeting, Brainerd, MN, April 1997.

5)††††† Transforming Teacher Education in Minnesota. Poster Session, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, April 1997.

6)††††† Educating Mathematics Teachers. Spring Conference of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Brainerd, MN, April 1995.

7)††††† Concept Mapping: A Tool for Teaching and Learning Geometry. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 1993.

8)††††† Constructing Geometry. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 1993.

9)††††† Preparing Teachers to Use Geometry Exploration Software. 7th International Congress on Mathematics Education, Quebec City, Canada, August, 1992.

10)Computer-Based Scenarios Enhance the Teaching of Higher Order Thinking in Geometry. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, April, 1992.

11)Teaching and Learning New Mathematics. NCTM-AERA Research Session, Nashville, TN, March, 1992.

12)Teachers Training Teachers: Model for Empowering Teachers to Use Computers in Geometry. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, January, 1992.

13)Teachers Empowering Teachers: Computers in Geometry Classrooms. Fourth Annual Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Portland, OR, November 1991.

14)Concept Mapping: A Tool for Teaching and Learning Geometry. Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Meeting, Bloomington, MN, October 1991.

15)What-If Geometry: Conjecturing with Geometric Supposers and Geometer's Sketchpad. Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Meeting, Brainerd, MN, April 1991.

Cooperative Learning in the College Mathematics Classroom. Minnesota Quality Teaching: A Focus for the Next Decade Conference, Minneapolis, MN, February 1991.

D.†††† Grants Since 1990

1)††††† SciMathMN: Co-Director and then Director, St. Olaf TTE Dialogue Team, 1996-1999. SciMathMN grant to encourage communication among faculty in sciences and education about preparation of future science and mathematics teachers.

2)††††† National Science Foundation: Co-Principal Investigator, Teacher Enhancement Project: Teachers Empowering Teachers: Vertically-integrated, Inquiry-based Geometry in School Classrooms, 1994-1997 Expanding network of high school and middle school geometry teachers, culminated in a national conference at St. Olaf.

3)††††† National Science Foundation: Co-Director, Minnesota Mathematics Mobilization, Grant for Developing Networks in Mathematics Education, 1992-1996. (Coordinator and Newsletter Editor from 1986-1991.) Project to develop professional networks among school mathematics teachers, college faculty, and research and industrial mathematicians for the purpose of improving K-16 mathematics education in Minnesota. Served as a prototype for state mathematics and science coalitions in many states.

4)††††† Exxon: Director, Grant for Developing Networks in Mathematics Education, 1992-1995. Grant given to further support the work of the Minnesota Mathematics Mobilization.

5)††††† National Science Foundation: Co-Principal Investigator, Teacher Enhancement Project: Computers in Geometry Classrooms, 1989-1993, (Director, 1991-1993). Expanding network of high school geometry teachers, culminated in a national conference at St. Olaf.

6)††††† Medtronic Foundation: Director, St. Olaf Medtronic Fellow Program, 1988-1992. Provided support for Visiting Master Teacher in Mathematics, a program that brought a master high school mathematics teacher to the St. Olaf mathematics department each year. The program continues to the present, beyond Medtronic funding.

E.††††† Professional Organization Offices Held

††††††† SciMathMN Board, 1998-.

††††††† President, Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1999-2001.

††††††† SciMathMN Executive Board, 1998-2000.

††††††† Chair, Member Services Committee, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1996-1999.

††††††† Vice-President for Mathematics, Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1986-1988.

††††††† Vice-President for Mathematics Education, Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1983-85.

††††††† President, Minnesota Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, 1981-1982. (And Chair, Professional Development Committee, 1980-1981.)

F.††††† Service on National and State Committees, Panels, and Task Forces

††††††† Minneapolis Public Schools: Workshop Developer and Instructor, 2003

††††††† Proposal Reviewer, Minnesota Higher Education Eisenhower Grant Program, 1996-98, 2000-2002.

††††††† Minnesota Mathematics Learning Area Support Team, 1999-2002.

††††††† Lead Teacher, $MASP^2$ NSF Teacher Enhancement Project, 1998-2002.

††††††† Minnesota Higher Education Eisenhower Grant Review Panel, 1997-.

††††††† SciMathMN Board of Directors, 1996-.

††††††† SciMathMN Professional Development Task Force, 1993-

††††††† Minnesota Mathematics Frameworks Leadership Team, 1993-1997

††††††† Selection Committee, Minnesota Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award, 1991-97

††††††† Co-Chair, SciMathMN Transforming Teacher Education Initiative, 1994-96

††††††† Geometry Working Group of the National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education, Wisconsin Center for Educational Research, 1992-1994.

††††††† Planning Team for Geometry Center Software Development Project, 1993.

††††††† North Central Evaluation Team, St. Paul School District, 1993.

††††††† Minnesota State Leadership Team for Systemic Change in Mathematics and Science Education, North Central Regional Education Laboratory, 1993.

††††††† Minnesota Mathematics Frameworks Development Team, 1992-93.

††††††† Minnesota Mathematics Content Outcome Development Team, 1992-93.

††††††† Program Planning Committee, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1992 Regional Conference, 1991-92.

††††††† Selected Participant (48 selected out of over 300 research proposals), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Catalyst Project, 1991.

††††††† Planning Committee, Quality Teaching: A Focus for the Next Decade (for Minnesota college mathematics faculty), 1991.

G.†††† Conferences and Workshops Chaired Since 1990

††††††† Chair, Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Leadership Symposium, 1998, 1999, 2002

††††††† Co-Director, Second National Conferences on Computers in Geometry Classrooms, June 1997.

††††††† Co-Director, National Conference on Computers in Geometry Classrooms, June 1992.

††††††† Co-Director, Geometry Project Workshops: June, August 1990; and February, June, 1991; June, August, 1995; February, June, August, 1996. February, June, 1997.

H.†††† Current Professional Memberships

††††††† American Educational Research Association

††††††† Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

††††††† Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

††††††† Mathematical Association of America

††††††† Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics

††††††† National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

††††††† National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

††††††† Phi Beta Kappa

V.†††††††††††††††† College Activities

A.†††† Departmental Committees and Duties

††††††† Several committees each year, as the need has arisen, including textbook selection, retreat, strategic planning, placement.

††††††† Mentor new faculty regularly

††††††† Oversee Visiting Master Teacher and Mathematics Education programs

††††††† Webmaster, Math Handbook editor, 1998-1999, 2000-2001

B.†††† College Committees Since 1990

††††††† Member, College Council, 2001-2003

††††††† Consultant, Continuing Education of Teachers Task Force, 1999.

††††††† Regents-Faculty Conference Committee, 1996-1997.

††††††† Academic Outreach Task Force, 1997

††††††† Teacher Education Subcommittee, several times; Chair, 1990.

C.†††† College Community Service Since 1990

††††††† Observer to Board of Regents, 2002-2003

††††††† Observer-Elect to Board of Regents, 2001-2002

††††††† Chapel Talk, 1999

††††††† Auditing Committee, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998, 2001-2003

††††††† Learning Teaching and Teaching Learning. St. Olaf 14th Annual Carl A. Mellby Memorial Lecture, Northfield, MN, April 1996.

††††††† Chapel Talk, 1994

††††††† Good Answer! Good Answer!. Honors Day Convocation, 1992

††††††† Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990-91.

††††††† Members in Course Committee, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990.

††††††† Telegraphic Book Reviews in the American Mathematical Monthly (5 to 10 per year 1978).

(August, 2003)




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