|Office: 454 K Science Center
Fall, 2014 Schedule
MATH 130 MW
MATH 280 TuTh 8:30-10:40 AM
MATH 280 MWF 11 AM - 12:25 PM
Office Hours M 10:30-10:50 AM, Tu 11 AM-12:20 PM, Th 11-11:50 AM
Tutoring Th 12
- 12:50 PM,
F 9-9:50 AM
Sonnabend is involved
with placement testing for
mathematics and requests
library books for the mathematics department. Professor Sonnabend serves as course
chair for MATH 130 (Elem. Teachers Course 1), MATH 131 (Elem. Teachers Course 2),
MATH 132 (Elem. Teachers Course 3), and MATH 182 (Calculus 2). He developed an
expanded program of three mathematics courses for elementary and middle-school
teachers that was first offered in the 2002-03 school year. The 4th edition of his
textbook for teachers grades K-8 was published in January, 2009.
Dr. Sonnabend has taught at Montgomery College since Fall,
1986. From 1973-79,
he taught grades 5 and 9-12 in New York City. After that, Dr. Sonnabend taught at
the University of Maryland and Trinity College (D.C.). He has also worked with
inservice elementary school teachers. During his undergraduate days, Dr.
Sonnabend trained a dolphin and performed with it.
Dr. Sonnabend is the author of Mathematics
Approach for Grades K-8 (4th. ed.) and articles including "Calculus Reform: An
Interview with Tom Sonnabend" and "Cooperative Learning in Mathematics for
Elementary Teachers." In addition, Dr. Sonnabend has published 29 book reviews
in the Mathematics Teacher.
Sonnabend has been a speaker at eight
NCTM Annual meetings, five MAA
regional meetings, and a VCTM meeting.
Dr. Sonnabend was named the Maryland
Teacher of the Year for 2001 by
the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He is also listed in Who's Who
Among America's Teachers, 2006/2007 and Men of Achievement (1996 edition).