Daniel Brahier

Daniel Brahier, Ph.D.

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-0339
Email: brahier@bgsu.edu
Address: 304C University Hall

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Ph.D., University of Toledo, Major: Curriculum and Instruction, Minor: School Administration, 1995

M.Ed., Bowling Green State University, Guidance and Counseling, 1988

B.S.Ed., Bowling Green State University, Mathematics and Earth Science Education, 1981

Professional Development of Inservice Teachers
Reform in Mathematics Education
Development of Algebraic Thinking

Dr. Brahier has been a School of Teaching and Learning faculty member since 1995.

Mathematics Methods for AYA (Secondary) Teachers
Mathematics Methods for MCE (Middle Childhood) Teachers
General Methods for AYA and MCE Teachers
Investigations in Teaching Mathematics (endorsement course for Early and Middle Teachers)

Brahier, D.J., Leinwand, S., & Huinker, D.  (2014).  Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All.  Reston, VA:  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Brahier, D.J.  (2013).  Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics, fourth edition.  Boston, MA:  Allyn & Bacon Publishing.

Brahier, D.J. (Ed.)  (2011).  Motivation and Disposition:  Pathways to Learning Mathematics.  2011 Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Reston, VA:  NCTM.

Heddens, J.W., Speer, W.R., & Brahier, D.  J.  (2009).  Today's Mathematics , 12th Edition.  New Jersey, Wiley Publishing Company.

Brahier, D.J.  (2009).  Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics, third edition.  Boston, MA:  Allyn & Bacon Publishing.

Brahier, D.J.  (2009).  Instructor’s Manual:  Teaching Secondary and Middle School Mathematics, third edition.  Boston, MA:  Allyn & Bacon Publishing.

Brahier, D.J.  (2011).  Motivation and Disposition:  The Hidden Curriculum.  In D. Brahier (Ed.), Motivation and Disposition:  Pathways to Learning Mathematics, pp. 1-8.  Reston, VA:  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Toole, A.M. & Brahier, D.J.  (2008).  How ‘Smart’ is the Interactive Whiteboard in Mathematics in Ohio?  Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, 58, 36-42.

Hoffman, L. & Brahier, D.J.  (2008).  Improving Lesson Planning and Teaching Through Research.  Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 13 (7), pp. 412-416.

Brahier, D.J. & Bostic, J.  (2014, in press).  A model for mathematics teacher preparation.  In Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning.  San Antonio, TX:  RCML.

Matney, G., Bostic, J., & Brahier, D.J.  (2012).  Overcoming a common storm:  Designing the PD teachers need for successful common core implementation.  In Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, 162-172.  Charlotte, NC:  RCML.

Brahier, D.J. & Gallagher, D.  (2012).  Reasoning, sense making, and professional development.  In Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, 173-180.  Charlotte, NC:  RCML.

Brahier, D.J.  (2011).  What are undergraduates looking for in a methods experience?  In Proceedings of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, 27-35.  Cincinnati, OH:  RCML.

Brahier, D.J.  (2009).  The best of both worlds:  Teaching middle school and college mathematics.  In Proceedings of the Mathematics Education into the 21st Century Project, 83-85.  Dresden, Germany:  Dresden University of Applied Sciences.

“The Best of Both Worlds:  Teaching Middle School and College Mathematics,” The Mathematics Education into the 21st Century Project, Dresden, Germany, September 2009.

“Anchors Away:  Problems to Engage Your Students,” National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, Colorado, April 2013.

“Preparing Teachers for the Common Core State Standards:  Looking Toward the Future,” (co-presented with Gabriel Matney, Jonathan Bostic, William Speer, and Linda Gojak), Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 2013.

“Algebra for Eight Graders,” materials developed for NCTM Algebra Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2012.  (Volunteered not to present due to low enrollment, but the presentation was made by colleagues.)

“Reasoning, Sense Making, and Professional Development,” Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 2012.

“Overcoming a Common Storm:  Designing the PD Teachers Need for Successful Common Core Implementation,” (co-presented with Gabriel Matney and Jonathan Bostic), Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 2012.

STL Tenure and Promotion Review Council (2009 – present)

Coordinator, AYA Integrated Mathematics Program for STL (2004-present).

Chair, Mathematics Instructor Search Committee (2012-13)

Cooperating Mentor Teachers – assist with professional development (2007-present)

NCATE “TEA” Team Member, EDHD (2006-present)

“Get with the Program” volunteer presentation, 8/24/13

Consultant, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, National Science Foundation funding proposal for Statistics Innovations, November 2012

Consultant, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Choose Ohio First funding proposal for Putnam Competition, October 2012

Consultant, Mathematics Education Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics (2011-2012).

STEM in the Park – organized two presentation tables and dozens of student volunteers for the event on Saturday, 9/8/12 and 9/7/13.

STEM Coordination Committee (involving ACTION, BOSEF, AIMS, CURS, Honors, NHSRC, PLA, and SETGO (2012 – present)

COSMOS/NWO Research Community (2011 – present)

Doctoral Program in Learning Sciences Committee (2003-2011)

Invited by the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics to co-author a new policy document on implementation of the Common Core State Standards (September 2012 – present)

Northwest Ohio District Director, Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2013 – present)

Member, Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference Committee (2011 – present)

Chair, High School Working Group for Mathematics Standards, Ohio Department of Education (6/09 – 3/11)

Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011 Conference Chair (2008 - 2011)

Father of three sons, the oldest of whom is now a high school mathematics teacher.  Dr. Brahier enjoys writing and recording music. He also enjoys hiking in the Rockies.