Associate Professor of Mathematics
On Sabbatical Fall 2019 and Spring 2020
305 Collier-Scripps Hall
Milan Sherman is Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at Drake University. He received his Ed.D. in Mathematics Education at the University of Pittsburgh in 2011, and also holds an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh (2002). He taught secondary mathematics for two years in Indiana, and has taught a variety of mathematics and mathematics education courses at the college level during his career.
His research interests are in the areas of the teaching and learning of school algebra, and the use of technology for the teaching and learning of mathematics at the secondary level. In particular, his research has focused on the influence of instructional technology on students’ mathematical thinking in secondary classrooms.
His teaching interests include teacher education courses aimed at supporting teachers in designing and implementing instruction that can support students’ high-level mathematical thinking using technology, and the use of dynamic geometry software to promote conceptual understanding in calculus.