454 K Science Center
Spring, 2014 Schedule
MA 181 MWF 8:25-9:50 AM
MA 282 MWF 12 - 12:50 PM
Office Hours M 2-2:30 PM, W 10-11 AM, Th 12-1 PM
Math/Science Center Tutoring TuTh 9 - 9:50 AM, MF 1-1:50 PM
is involved with placement testing for mathematics and requests
library books for the mathematics department. Professor Sonnabend serves as course
chair for MA 131 (Elem. Teachers Course 2), MA 132 (Elem. Teachers Course 3),
and MA 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.
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.
has been a speaker at eight NCTM Annual meetings, five MAA
regional meetings, and a VCTM meeting.
Dr. Sonnabend was named the Maryland
College 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).