TC Mourns Warren Yasso, former Mathematics and Science Education Department Chair
Warren E. Yasso, former Chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Science Education, died on September 10th at the age of 85. Yasso earned his M.A. (1961) and Ph.D. (1964) in Geology at Columbia University, researching sand transport in near-shore currents and the formation of headland bay beaches at Sandy Hook, NJ. He taught at Teachers College from 1966 to 1998, with an emphasis on oceanography, environmental issues, the shoreline of the New York Bight and science pedagogy. He coauthored Matter: An Earth Science and Earth Science Activities: A Guide to Effective Elementary School Science Teaching and other books, and was a contributor to Sedimentology, Science Activities and other publications. He is survived by his son, Douglas, daughter-in-law, Martha, and grandchildren, Ian and Evelyn.
Published Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016