Kendall Hunt

AUTHOR BIO

Math Trailblazers Authors

Phil Wagreich, founder, former lead author and curriculum developer

Phil was a national leader in math education. He was a professor emeritus of mathematics, statistics, and computer science at University of Illinois at Chicago and was an expert in algebraic geometry. Along with his co-founder, Howard Goldberg, Phil received multiple grants to develop materials and professional development opportunities designed to encourage quantitative reasoning.

Howard Goldberg, founder, former lead author and curriculum developer

Howard is a national leader in math and science education and a professor emeritus of physics at University of Illinois at Chicago with a focus on particle physics. Along with his co-founder, Phil Wagreich, Howard received multiple grants to develop materials and professional development opportunities designed to encourage quantitative reasoning.

Jennifer Mundt Leimberer, author and curriculum developer

Jennifer is a licensed K–8 teacher with over 20 years experience with curriculum design, teaching, and teacher development, specializing in math and science education. She is committed to building curriculum tools and teacher resources that support the development of learning environments that foster students’ abilities to problem-solve and reason. She also has a specific interest in developing meaningful formative assessment tools and working with teachers to cultivate strong classroom practices and professional development.

Cathy Kelso, author and curriculum developer

Cathy is a secondary education teacher with a special interest in serving students who are bilingual or English language learners. She is also an experienced pre-service and in-service teacher development mentor. Cathy led the 2nd Edition revision team and the research and revision team for the 4th Edition Field test.

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