Dr. Matthew Beyranevand

Math with Matthew

Dr. Matthew Beyranevand is the K-12 Mathematics Department Coordinator for the Chelmsford, Massachusetts Public Schools.  Matthew is an ambassador for the Global Math Project, supporter for the With Math I Can campaign, 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.

Through his website, mathwithmatthew.com, he provides visitors with his podcast, blog, math music videos, and more resources to help increase students’ interest and engagement in the learning of mathematics while building conceptual understanding. Matthew has been featured on WBUR radio, WBZ news and the Boston news magazine Chronicle. Matthew’s first book Teach Math Like This, Not Like That: Four Critical Areas to Improve Student Learning was released in 2017 through Rowman & Littlefield.

Education

  • 2010 Ed. D. Mathematics Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Dissertation Title: Investigating Mathematics Students’ Use of Multiple Representations when Solving Linear Equations with One Unknown
  • 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.