Areas of Specialization:
After School Learning
McVarish, J. Where’s the Wonder in Elementary Math? Encouraging
reasoning in the classroom. NY: Routledge Publishing.
McVarish. J. Examining the In Addition After School Mathematics
Program through a Youth Development Lens to be included in a book
titled, After School Matters: Programs and Activities That Connect
Youth Development and Student Achievement. Corwin Press, 2007.
McVarish, J., B. Signer, & M. Ely. (2006) Needed
voices: Urban teachers' and principal's perspectives on mathematics
reform. Journal for Urban Learning and Teaching Research, Fall,
McVarish, J. & Rust, F. Unsquaring teacher education:
Reshaping teacher education in the context of a research I
university. In Kosnik, Beck, Freese & Samaras (Eds.), Making a
difference in teacher education through self-study: Studies of
personal, professional, and program renewal (pp.185-201).
Dordrecht: Springer, 2005.
McVarish, J. & J. Salvatore. Unlocking awareness and
ownership of learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, V 9 Issue 4. Pp
177-182. New York: Winter 2005.
McVarish, J. & S. Inch. More mathematicians needed: Fewer
mathematicians available: Probing the dilemma. In P. Fraser-Abder
(Ed.) Pedagogical Issues in Science, Mathematics, and Technology
Education. New York Consortium for Professional Development,
Schenectady, NY, 2004.
McVarish, J., B. Signer, M. Ely, & R. Tobias. Teacher and
Administrator Voices Speak about Urban Mathematics Reform.Paper
presented at American Education Research Association, San Diego,
Inch, S. & McVarish, J. Across the Divide: Collaboration
between a Mathematician and a Math Educator. Reflective Practice:
2003, 4 (1).
McVarish, J & Solloway, S. Self-Evaluation: Creating a
Classroom without Unhealthy Competitiveness. Educational Forum:
2002, v 66,
McVarish, et al (1999). On Line Discussion Forums: The student
perspective. In CenterNet: Teaching and Learning with Technology.
Fall 1999. The Center for Academic Technology at Lesley