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Carole Greenes

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Biography

Carole Greenes is professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Formerly, she directed the Practice Research and Innovation in Mathematics Education (PRIME) Center, and professor of mathematics education in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. She came to ASU in 2007 from Boston University. At ASU, she  served as dean of the School of Educational Innovation and Teacher Preparation at the Polytechnic campus, and associate vice provost for STEM education, before devoting full time to the PRIME Center.

Professor Greenes has authored more than 350 books and programs for students and teachers, Pre- Kindergarten through college, 75 articles, six mathematical musicals, and two histories of mathematics in story and song. Among those is the 10 volumes of  "MATHadazzle Puzzle Books" with problems contributed by middle school teachers in the Phoenix metropolitan area (Volumes 1-3), middle school students (Volumes 4 and 5),  high school students (Volumes 6-8), and two new volumes of puzzles developed by students in grades 2 and 3. Professor Greenes is editor of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics semi-annual journal, OnCore, and author of the on-line monthly MATHgazine Senior (grades 8-12) and MATHgazine Junior (grades 4-8), both of which are made available to Arizona students, teachers, and families at no cost.

Professor Greenes has had several funded research projects.involving students and teachers, Prek-Grade 12, and undergraduates. Currently she is PI for the  Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) program at ASU for undergraduate and graduate students. VIP is a consortium of 36 international colleges/universities that is dedicated to using the vehicle of real world research lab experience for undergraduate students as a way to increase interest in and success with the study of STEM content and preparation for the workforce.

Professor Greenes is a member of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (and former president), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the International Society for Technology in Education, and the American Educational Research Association. She is a member on the boards of the Advisory Council STEM AZ, the Museum of Mathematics in New York City,and  Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle School (MOEMS) headquartered in New York. In 2016, she received the Copper Apple Award for Leadership in Mathematics in Arizona, In 2018, she received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Award.

Education
  • Ed.D. Mathematics Education, Boston University 
  • Ed.M. Mathematics Education, Boston University 
  • B.A. English Studies, Minor in Music and Theater. University of Michigan 
Research Interests

Her research focuses on pre-K-14 students’ difficulties with algebraic concepts and reasoning methods, students’ abilities to apply mathematical concepts and reasoning methods to the solution of STEM interdisciplinary problems, and the design of assessment and intervention strategies to promote learning.

Publications

Professor Greenes has authored 360 books and programs for students and teachers, Pre- Kindergarten through college, 75 articles, six mathematical musicals, and three histories of mathematics in story and song. Currently she co-authors/directs with Mary Cavanagh, development of the 8-Volume "MATHadazzle Puzzle Books" series, with problems contributed by middle school teachers in the Phoenix metropolitan area (Volumes 1-3), middle school students (Volumes 4 and 5), and high school students (Volumes 6-8). Greenes is editor of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics semi-annual journal, OnCore, and author of the on-line monthly MATHgazine Senior (grades 8-12) and MATHgazine Junior (grades 4-8), both of which are made available to Arizona students, teachers, and families at no cost.

Research Activity
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
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DCI 792Research
DCI 799Dissertation
Honors / Awards
  • 2003 Massachusetts Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame
  • 2011 Glen Gilbert/Ross Taylor Leadership Award from the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
  • 2012 Outstanding After-School Programs in Arizona
  • 2016 Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics Copper Apple Award for Leadership in Mathematics in Arizona

 

Professional Associations

Professor Greenes is a member of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (and former president), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the International Society for Technology in Education, and the American Educational Research Association. She is a member on the boards of the Advisory Council STEM AZ, the Museum of Mathematics in New York City, Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle School (MOEMS) headquartered in New York, and the ASU Preparatory Academies.

Work History

Prior to joining ASU in October 2007, Professor Greenes held academic and administrative positions of increasing responsibility at Boston University. She was professor in the School of Education and in the College of Liberal Arts, and served as assistant dean for the Boston University -Chelsea Partnership Project, dean of Overseas Programs, and then associate dean for research, development and advanced academic programs in the School of Education.