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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Cheryl Malm

Dr. Cheryl Malm

Email

Office

1647 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1206
660.562.1188 (fax)

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 Teacher
  • Various general education mathematics courses

Academic Interests

  • Inquiry-based teaching strategies
  • Integrating mathematics and science (targeted connections)
  • Competency-based educator preparation

Scholarly Activity

Publications

  • Malm, C., Benson, C. & Wall, J.  The Distributive Property in Third Grade (working title) [Paper #11-06-093-3BR],  Accepted for publication in Teaching Children Mathematics.  Proposed publication Fall 2012
  • Malm, C. & Benson, C. (2011).  Bring the Pythagorean Theorem "Full Circle". Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 16(6), 336-344.
  • Rhea, M., Lucido, P., and Malm, C. (Fall 2005) Using process and inquiry to teach content: projectile motion and graphing” Science Activities. 42 (3)  10-15.
  • Lucido, Patricia, Malm, Cheryl Gregerson and McCall, Carolyn  (Fall, 2000).  Into the pumpkin patch:  Connections across the curriculum.  The Missouri Reader, 25 (1), 25-29.

Presentations

  • Malm, C., & Lucido, P.  Targeted Connections: Jumping into Science with a Parachute.  Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Conference March 20-April 1, 2012, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Malm, C., & Lucido, P. (2011, April 13). (04). (2011).  Targeted Connections:  Making the Drop – Parachutes and Mathematical Modeling.   Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference April 25 - 28, 2012, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Malm, C., & Lucido, P.  Reading Graphs and Interpreting Slope.  Presented at the Colloquium on P-12 STEM Education Research, University of Minnesota.  August, 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 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 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

  • Assistant Director of Teacher Education, Northwest Missouri State University   
  • CAEP Board of Examiners, Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation
  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Awarded December, 1998

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