Lyublinskaya, Irina (il2369)

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Lyublinskaya, Irina
Professor of Mathematics and Education
Mathematics, Science & Technology
212-678-3571

Office:
323C Thmps

Educational Background

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)

Scholarly Interests

STEM education, mathematics education, science education, teacher education, educational technology

Selected Publications

Books:

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.

Chapters:

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.

Articles:

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.

Funding agency

Title of Proposal

Amount

Effective dates

PI or co-PI

American Councils for International Education

Innovative approach to teaching mathematics to pre-service teachers - Integrating STEM into curriculum

$39,600

01/2020-09/2020

PI

NSF

Developing Science Leaders in High Need Elementary Schools: Noyce Master Teaching Fellows Academy.

$1,306,253

2017 - 2022

PI

Eurasian Foundation

Development of elementary school technology-based geometry curriculum and field-testing of materials with pre-service teachers.

$41,000

2016

PI

NSF

Robert Noyce Teacher Academy at College of Staten Island – Phase 2

$799,000

2015 - 2020

Co-PI

NSF

Robert Noyce Teacher Academy at College of Staten Island

$839,000

2009 - 2015

Co-PI

Saltire Software

Using Geometry Expressions for teaching proofs in high school geometry

$15,000

2009

PI

Saltire Software

Developing calculus concepts with symbolic geometry

$7,500

2009

PI

Texas Instruments

Effect of Teacher’s Content Authoring on Student Achievement in Geometry Early Stage Research on Instruction with the TI-Nspire Handheld  - Phase II

$98,000

2008

PI

Texas Instruments

Development of Inquiry Based Mathematics Content by Teachers and Students with TI-Nspire for Mathematics Teaching and Learning - TI-Nspire Early Stage I Research

$5,000

2007

PI

Saltire Software

Using interactive symbolic geometry to teach algebra 2 and precalculus

$5,000

2007

PI

USDOE

GEAR UP

$3,702,000

2006 - 2013

Co-PI

NYSED

C-STEP

$881,216

2006 - 2009

Co-PI

NYSED

STEP

$1,085,312

2006 – 2009

Co-PI

Texas Instruments

Study of pre-service teachers’ attitudes in teaching and learning mathematics and science with graphing calculator technology

$3,000

1/2006

PI

Pfizer Foundation

Summer Technology Conference for Middle School Teachers

$39,600

2005 - 2006

PI

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Mathematics and Technology Conference for Middle School Teachers.

$30,000

2002 - 2003

PI

The Best Practices in Education, Inc.

US-Russian geometry workshop for the NYC public school teachers training.

$20,000

2001

PI

Clay Mathematics Institute and Best Practices in Education

Development of interactive geometry materials for high schools in collaboration with Russian educators

$110,000

1999 – 2000

PI

The Best Practices in Education

US-Russian geometry curriculum project

$8,150

1999

PI

The Best Practices in Education

Development of the textbook “Physics as a Way of Thinking”.

$7,500

1998

PI

Northern Life Insurance (ING)

“Physics Days” project

$2,000

1998

PI

NSF Eisenhower Funds

Arkansas Teachers’ Workshop on Conceptual Physics  with Life Science Applications

$9,800

1997 – 1998

PI

Weyerhaeuser Corporation

Physics Days in High School Program for Elementary and Middle Schools

$400

1997

PI

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.

$2,500

1996

PI

The Best Practices in Education Project, Inc.

International Physics and Mathematics Curriculum Project between ASMS and PTHS, St. Petersburg, Russia. 

$22,000

1995 – 1996

PI

Southwestern Bell Telephone Company at Little Rock

Development of Advanced Optics Research Laboratory for high school students.

$70,000

1993 – 1994

PI

The William and Mary Greve Foundation, NY

Planning of International Curriculum Project and teacher's exchange between ASMS and PTHS.

$7,500

1993 - 1994

PI

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

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