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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Cheryl Malm

Dr. Cheryl Malm

Email

Office

1647 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1206

Joined Northwest in 1989

Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics Education), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994
  • MAT Math, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989
  • MM Musicology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1979
  • BA Music Education, Midland Lutheran College, 1977

Courses Taught

  • 17-171  Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • 17-371  Algebra and Geometry for Elementary and Middle School Teachers
  • 17-471  Mathematical Methods for Elementary Teachers
  • 17-582  Mathematical Methods for Middle School Teachers
  • 17-473  Advanced Topics for Middle School Teachers

Academic Interests

  • Inquiry-based teaching strategies
  • integrating mathematics and science (targeted connections)

Scholarly Activity

Publishing an article in a referred journal with a national/international reputation
  • Malm, C. & Benson, C. (2011).  Bring the Pythagorean Theorem "Full Circle". Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 16(6), 336-344.
Presenting newly researched work at a national meeting
  • Malm, C., & Lucido, P. Generating Interest with Wind Energy. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference March 10-13, 2011, San Francisco, CA.
  • Malm, C., & Lucido, P. (2011, April 13). (04). (2011). Targeted Connections: Thinking Proportionally-the Context Is the Key. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference April 13-16, 2011, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Malm, Cheryl and Lucido, Patricia.  Supporting Targeted Connections:  A Call for Cross-Curricular Design.  Conference paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the International Society for Design and Development in Education (ISDDE), Cairns, Australia, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2009.
  • Malm, Cheryl and Benson, Christine.  Bringing Connections to the Pythagorean Theorem "Full Circle".  Presentation at the NCTM Annual Convention, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.  April 22-24, 2010.
  • Malm, Cheryl and Lucido, Patricia.  Stem-and-Leaf Plots: It's Not a Botany Activity!  Presentation at the NCTM Annual Convention, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.  April 22-24, 2010.

Other Professional Experiences

Professional Organization

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Northwest Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
  • Mathematics Association of America
  • Missouri Mathematics Association for the Advancement of Teacher Training (MAT)2