David C. Wilson
Associate Professor

332 Bishop Hall, 878-6218

Professor Wilson earned his PhD in Mathematics Education in 2002 at SUNY Buffalo under the direction of Douglas H. Clements. His dissertation titled Young Children’s Composition of Shape: A Learning Trajectory, stemmed from work on the NSF funded project: Building Blocks—Foundations for Mathematical Thinking, Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 2.

Dr. Wilson’s background includes more than a decade of teaching high school mathematics and another decade plus teaching mathematics and mathematics education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. His research interests include problem-based teaching and learning with a particular focus on geometry and statistics. Most recently, his research has focused on Chinese mathematics teaching, curriculum, and professional development. He also co-directs the Buffalo State chapter of the New York State Master Teacher Program with Dr. David Henry. (see msmt.buffalostate.edu)

Certification: NYS Mathematics 7-12 (Permanent), Gifted Education Extension

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MAT 161
MED 595
MAT 122
MAT 163
MED 600
MED 588
MED 307
MED 604
MED 200
MED 308
MED 607
MAT 311


Video from China

Grade 6 Chinese students
reviewing and applying properties

Violinist playing a Chinese folk song
Grade 1 American student explains addition
of 54 + 46 after studying in China for 2 months