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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:30pm


Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. – May 14, 2014–Mercy College Dean of the School of Education and professor of mathematics education, Alfred S. Posamentier, has co-authored a book entitled, “Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Techniques and Enrichment Units.” 



Posamentier co-authored the book with Beverly S. Smith from City University of New York. The book combines methods of teaching mathematics and also explores responsibilities of the job. The book is divided into two parts designed to ensure effective teaching and learning:

  • Part I – Focuses on the job of teaching mathematics.
  • Part II- Focuses on enrichment activities appropriate for the secondary school curriculum. 

The book references both the Common Core State Standards and The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. 

Posamentier has published over 50 books, including The Pythagorean Theorem: The Story of Its Power and Beauty; Math Charmers: Tantalizing Tidbits for the Mind; and (with Ingmar Lehmann) The Glorious Golden Ratio; Mathematical Amazements and Surprises; The Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers; and Pi: A Biography of the World’s Most Mysterious Number.