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Ph.D. in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Leningrad State University (now St. Petersburg State University)
M.S. in Physics (minor in Mathematics), Leningrad State University (now St. Petersburg State University)
STEM education, mathematics education, science education, teacher education, educational technology
Lyublinskaya, I. & Ryzhik, V. (2020) Geometry investigations with GeoGebra. St. Petersburg, Russia: SMIO-Press
Lyublinskaya, I. & Tikhomirova, S. (2017) Teaching geometry in elementary school using GeoGebra application: Teacher’s guide. Vladimir, Russia: Vladimir State University Press
Kunkel, P., Scher, D., Steketee, S., Lyublinskaya, I. (2012) Exploring precalculus with The Geometer’s Sketchpad version 5. Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press.
Lyublinskaya, I., Ryzhik, V., Armontrout, R. (2010) Calculus explorations with Geometry Expressions. Beaverton, OR: Saltire Software, Inc.
Lyublinskaya, I,. Ryzhik, V., Funsch, D. (2009) Developing geometry proofs with Geometry Expressions. Beaverton, OR: Saltire Software, Inc.
Scher, D., Steketee, S., Kunkel, P., Lyublinskaya, I. (2004) Exploring precalculus with The Geometer’s Sketchpad version 4. Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press.
Lyublinskaya, I.& Sheehan, S. (2018) Effect of collaboration between Makerspace, university and elementary school on student STEM attitudes: Bringing Maker movement to elementary school. In M. Epshteym (Ed.) Business Community Engagement for Educational Initiatives. (pp. 78-98) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Kaplon-Schilis, A. & Lyublinskaya, I. (2018) Development and transfer of TPACK from pre-service to in-service experience for a special education elementary school teacher - Case study. In M. Niess, H. Gillow-Wiles, & Angeli (Eds.) Handbook of Research on TPACK in the Digital Age. (pp. 173-198) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lyublinskaya, I. (2016) Evolution of a course for special education teachers on integrating technology into math and science. In Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes) (pp. 323-350) Hershey, PA: Information Resource Management Association
Lyublinskaya, I. (2014). STEM in American secondary education and Next Generation Science Standards. In E.B. Petrova (Ed.), Challenges of Teaching Natural Sciences in Russia and Foreign Countries. (pp. 6–23) Moscow, Russia: Lenand
Lyublinskaya, I., Tournaki, E. (2012) The effects of teacher content authoring on TPACK and on student achievement in algebra: Research on instruction with the TI-Nspire handheld. In R. Ronau, C. Rakes, & M. Niess (Eds.), Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Classroom Impact: A Research Handbook on Frameworks and Approaches. (pp. 295-322) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Kaplon-Schilis, A. & Lyublinskaya, I. (2020). Analysis of relationship between five domains of TPACK framework: TK, PK, CK Math, CK Science, and TPACK of pre-service special education teachers. Technology, Knowledge, and Learning, 25(1), 25-43
Lyublinskaya, I., Tournaki, N (2014) A study of special education teachers’ TPACK development in mathematics and science through assessment of lesson plans. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 22(4), 449-470
Tournaki, N., Lyublinskaya, I., Carolan, B. (2011) An on-going professional development program and its impact on teacher effectiveness. The Teacher Educator, 46(4), 1-17
Todd, P., Lyublinskaya, I., Ryzhik, V. (2010) Symbolic geometry software and proof. International Journal of Computers for Mathematics Learning. 15(2), 151-159.
AACE/SITE (Association for the Advancement in Computing Education/Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education)
AMTE (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators)
AERA (American Education Research Association)
MAA (Mathematical Association of America)
NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
NSTA (National Science Teachers Association)
Irina Lyublinskaya received her Ph.D. in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics from Leningrad State University in 1991. She has taught at the university as well as the high school level for over 30 years. Among her research interests are topics of integrating technology into mathematics and science education, pre-service and in-service professional development of STEM teachers, curriculum development, and international STEM education. She is a recipient of various awards for teaching excellence, including Radioshack/Tandy Prize for Teaching Excellence in Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science, NSTA Distinguished Science Teaching Award and citation, Education’s Unsung Heroes Award for innovation in the classroom, and NSTA Vernier Technology Award. In 2011, she was inducted to the NYS Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame. In 2019 she was elected as a full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. She is a recipient of several outstanding paper awards from AACE and SITE, an author of 16 books about teaching of mathematics and science, co-author of 13 chapters in books, and has published substantially in internationally recognized academic journals.
Title of Proposal
PI or co-PI
American Councils for International Education
Innovative approach to teaching mathematics to pre-service teachers - Integrating STEM into curriculum
Developing Science Leaders in High Need Elementary Schools: Noyce Master Teaching Fellows Academy.
2017 - 2022
Development of elementary school technology-based geometry curriculum and field-testing of materials with pre-service teachers.
Robert Noyce Teacher Academy at College of Staten Island – Phase 2
2015 - 2020
Robert Noyce Teacher Academy at College of Staten Island
2009 - 2015
Using Geometry Expressions for teaching proofs in high school geometry
Developing calculus concepts with symbolic geometry
Effect of Teacher’s Content Authoring on Student Achievement in Geometry Early Stage Research on Instruction with the TI-Nspire Handheld - Phase II
Development of Inquiry Based Mathematics Content by Teachers and Students with TI-Nspire for Mathematics Teaching and Learning - TI-Nspire Early Stage I Research
Using interactive symbolic geometry to teach algebra 2 and precalculus
2006 - 2013
2006 - 2009
2006 – 2009
Study of pre-service teachers’ attitudes in teaching and learning mathematics and science with graphing calculator technology
Summer Technology Conference for Middle School Teachers
2005 - 2006
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Mathematics and Technology Conference for Middle School Teachers.
2002 - 2003
The Best Practices in Education, Inc.
US-Russian geometry workshop for the NYC public school teachers training.
Clay Mathematics Institute and Best Practices in Education
Development of interactive geometry materials for high schools in collaboration with Russian educators
1999 – 2000
The Best Practices in Education
US-Russian geometry curriculum project
The Best Practices in Education
Development of the textbook “Physics as a Way of Thinking”.
Northern Life Insurance (ING)
“Physics Days” project
NSF Eisenhower Funds
Arkansas Teachers’ Workshop on Conceptual Physics with Life Science Applications
1997 – 1998
Physics Days in High School Program for Elementary and Middle Schools
The Best Practices in Education Project, Inc.
International Physics and Mathematics Curriculum Project between ASMS, Central High School of Little Rock and PTHS, St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Best Practices in Education Project, Inc.
International Physics and Mathematics Curriculum Project between ASMS and PTHS, St. Petersburg, Russia.
1995 – 1996
Southwestern Bell Telephone Company at Little Rock
Development of Advanced Optics Research Laboratory for high school students.
1993 – 1994
The William and Mary Greve Foundation, NY
Planning of International Curriculum Project and teacher's exchange between ASMS and PTHS.
1993 - 1994
2019 - Elected as a full member (academician) of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
2018 - Elected as a member of the scientific expert committee for the Pedagogical Research Institute of the St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
2017 - Outstanding paper award at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
2015 - Thompson TPACK award for two best papers at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
2011 - Inducted to New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame
2011 - Thompson TPACK award for best paper at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
2008 - NSTA Vernier Technology Award for innovative use of technology in science teaching (college level recipient)
2005 - Intel/ISEF award to the teacher-sponsor of the ISEF finalist
2005 - US Army, US Navy, and US Air Force award for the support of young scientists
2005 - Teacher-sponsor of the NJ state Junior Stockholm Water Prize winner
2005 - Teacher-sponsor of the overall regional winner of the Mercer Science Fair, New Jersey
2002-2004 - MAA/AMC certificate of honor to the teacher of USAMO finalist
1999 - Radioshack/Tandy Prize Recipient for Teaching Excellence (2 teachers per state)
1998 - NSTA Distinguished Science Teaching Award and citation (high school level recipient)
1998 - Education’s Unsung Heroes Award for innovation in the classroom awarded by Northern Life Insurance (3 awards per state)
1998 - Tandy Technology Scholars Award – Honorable Mention
1997 - Semi-finalist for the NSTA Science Teaching Award (top 10 science teachers nationally)
1997 - Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences Teacher of the Year
Thompson Hall, 323C