Office: Martin O-4
Office: Tillman Hall 407A
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Andrew Tyminski

Assistant Professor
PhD in Mathematics Education from University of Georgia, 2006
MEd in Mathematics Education from University of Georgia, 2003
BS in Elementary Education from SUNY Buffalo, 1992
Professional Research Interests
Preservice elementary mathematics teachers learning about- and from- Standards-based curriculum materials. 
Pre-service elementary mathematics teachers' interactions with student thinking.
Professional Memberships
Other Professional Activities
Inquiry In Motion Institute
Selected Publications
Tyminski, A. M., Land, T., & Drake, C. (2011). Elementary preservice teachers’ critiques, comparisons, and preferences inexamining Standards-based curricular materials. In Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg,T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Reno,NV: University of Nevada, Reno.
Tyminski, A. M. (2010). Teacher lust:Reconstructing the construct for mathematics
instruction. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education,13(4), 295 – 311.
Tyminski, A. M., Drake, C., & Land, T. (2010). Pre-serviceteachers’ learning about and from Standards-basedcurriculum materials: The case of addition starter sentences. In Brosnan, P.,Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (Eds.). Proceedings of the thirty-second annual meeting of the North American Chapter of theInternational Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (Vol. 6, pp.1174-1182). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.
Selected Talks
Tyminski, A.M. (May2011). Developing pre-service elementary mathematics teachers’ knowledge bases through Standards-based curriculum materials. Invited presentation at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 2011: Critical Issues in Mathematics Education, Berkley, CA.
Drake, C., Land, T., Tyminski,A. M., Gichobi, M., & Akwaji-Anderson, C. (January 2011). Understanding,Adapting, and Enacting: Developing Elementary Preservice Teachers’Standards-Based Curricular Knowledge and Use. Presentation at the Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Irvine,CA.
Recent Classes Taught
MTHSC 115 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I
MTHSC 117 Math for Elementary Teachers I
MTHSC 118 Math for Elementary Teachers II
MTHSC 714 Foundations of Mathematics for Middle Grades Teachers

Department of Teacher Education 
EDSEC 637 Technology in Secondary Mathematics 
EDEL 452 Elementary Methods in Mathematics Teaching 
ED 901 Classics in Mathematics and Science Education Research 
Last Updated: 10/24/11