Office of the Dean:

College of Education
Office of the Dean
705 Maytum Hall
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3311 phone
(716) 673-3794 fax

 

Curriculum & Instruction
E268 Thompson Hall
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3701 phone
(716) 673-4664 fax

Language, Learning & Leadership
E262 Thompson Hall
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3702 phone
(716) 673-4664 fax



Jamar Pickreign, Ph.D.
Associate DeanandAssociate Professor

Office: 706 Maytum Hall Phone: (716)673-3311
Email: Jamar.Pickreign@fredonia.edu

Introduction

Dr. Pickreign is a former grades 7 - 12 mathematics teacher in Central New York and was a P-8 mathematics education specialist as a member of the faculty of Rhode Island College. A SUNY Fredonia College of Education faculty member since 2001, he is currently Associate Dean of the College of Education. He is also co-Director of Project PRIME' (Professional Resources In Mathematics Education), a mathematics education professional development endeavor he started with colleagues Dr. Keary Howard and Dr. Bob Rogers of the SUNY Fredonia Mathematical Sciences Department. Dr. Pickreign is also an associate editor of the New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal.

Teaching Interests

in Mathematics Education:
  • Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
  • Issues, Trends, and Research in Mathematics Education
  • Activity Oriented Mathematics
  • Software for Mathematics Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Mathematics
  • History of Mathematics Education
  • Technology in Mathematics Education
  • K-12 Materials in Mathematics Education

Research Interests

  • Mathematics Language
  • Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Mathematics
  • Mathematics Assessment and Evaluation

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Pickreign, J. (2010). Mathematics: The science of patterns. New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal, 60 (3) 107-110.
  • Pickreign, J. (2007). Rectangles and rhombi: How well do preservice teachers know them. Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers: The Journal, 1 (Content Knowledge). [www.k-12prep.math.ttu.edu]
  • Pickreign, J. (2007). Alternative base arithmetic activities to develop teacher empathy for mathematics concept development. On-Math: Online Journal of School Mathematics, 5(1), Article 5.
  • Pickreign, J. and Rogers, R. (2006). Do You Understand Your Algorithms? Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 12, (1), 42 - 47.
  • Marchand, R., Pickreign, J., & Howard, K. (2005). An Analysis of the Performance Gap Between Native American and Anglo Students in the New York State Fourth and Eighth Grade Mathematics Assessments. Journal of American Indian Education. 44, (2) 24 - 35.

Recent Professional Presentations

  • Pickreign, J. (August, 2011). Seeing patters: A gateway to algebraic thinking. Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 2011 Summer Institute, Siena College, Loudenville, NY
  • Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2010). Proof is Not a Four Letter Word. Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 60th Annual Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (April, 2010). Units: The One Thing To Teach If You Can Only Teach One Thing. Presentation at the Long Island Mathematics Conference (LIMACON), SUNY Old Westbury, NY
  • Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2009). Seeing Mathematics. Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 59th Annual Meeting, Buffalo, NY
  • Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2008) You Call This Algebra? Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 58th Annual Meeting, Rye Brook, NY
  • Howard, K., Pickreign, J., & Rogers, R. (January, 2008) Action Research Made Easy for Prospective Math Educators? Samples, Examples, and Pitfalls. Presentation at the 12th Annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Tulsa, OK

Education

  • Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Education, 1996 The University of Kansas
  • MSEd. Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Education, 1993 The University of Kansas
  • BS Secondary Mathematics (7 -12), 1986, SUNY Cortland




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