**Curriculum Vitae**
**Lynn Columba**
**A. Biographical Information**
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**Education**
**Ed.D. University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1989**
Major: Supervision in Metropolitan Settings
Subspecialty: Urban Social Sciences
Cognate Areas: Mathematics Education and Literacy
Dissertation: Equivalent Fraction Concepts: A Teaching Experiment

(Advisor: Charles S. Thompson, PhD)

**M.Ed. University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1977**

Major: Elementary Education

Concentration: Reading Education

**B.A. Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, 1972**

Major: Elementary Education

Concentration: Pre-Pharmacy

** Professional Certifications**

Elementary Teacher (1-8), 1972

Reading Specialist (K-12), 1977

Administration--Elementary Principal (K-8), 1987

Supervision Endorsement (K-12), 1988

**Professional Positions**

**Lehigh University, College of Education, **1989-Present

**Associate Professor of Teacher Education,** 1995-Present

**Program Director****, **2005-08 and 1996-2000

Teaching, Learning, and Technology Program, formerly Technology-based Teacher Education and Educational Technology Programs, led the merger of the two programs in 2006, formerly Teacher Education

**Coordinator of the Five-Year Program, **1996-2008

Developed, recruited, and coordinated the program

** Coordinator of the Education Minor, **1989-2008

Reactivated and recruited students for the Education Minor

**Assistant Professor of Teacher Education****, **1989-1995

**University of Louisville**

**Department of Early and Middle Childhood Education, **1986-1989

** Clinical Instructor**

Full-Time Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Louisville, Kentucky

**Jefferson County Public Schools, **1972-1986

**Elementary Teacher**,

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, Taught Levels 1-6, Louisville, Kentucky

**Educational Consultant**, 1986-Present

**Professional Development Provider**
for over 30 school districts in Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland; International Schools in Guatemala, Thailand, and Philippines; and Textbook Publishers

**B. Publications and Creative Activities**
**Research and Scholarship**
**Books **
**Authored Books**
Wellman, D.,

**Columba, L.**, Kim, C., & Moe, A. J. (in print).

*Content at the core: Integrating literacy in the middle grades. *AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L.** (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-Clockwise: Learning time with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L**. (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-What comes next? Making patterns with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L.** (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-Shapes and sizes: Learning geometry with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L**. (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-One foot, two feet: Measuring with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L.** (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-Everybody counts: Learning to count with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L**. (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-It all adds up! Learning to add and subtract with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L.** (2013).

*Math of Tomorrow (MOTO)-Bits and pieces: Sorting and representing data with the MOTO family. *Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Leinwand, S., Balka, D., Cleaver, V.,

**Columba, L.**, Fulmore, L., Miles, R., Cleaver,

V., . . . Zimmerman, G. (Draft, April 2013; in press, April 2014). *It’s TIME: Themes and imperatives for mathematics education: A leadership framework for Common Core Mathematics. *Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.

* *
**Columba, L**., Kim, C., & Moe, A. J. (2009).

*The power of picture books in teaching math, science, and social studies: Grades PreK-8 *(2

^{nd} ed.)

*.* Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.

**Columba, L.,** Kim, C., & Moe, A. J. (2005).

*The power of picture books in teaching math and science: Grades PreK-8.* Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway.

**Edited Books**
Evitts, T. A., Breyfogle, M. L., &

**Columba, L. **(Eds.). (2013).

*Teaching and learning mathematics in the 21*^{st}* century’s first decade, 2011-2012 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook. *University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University.

Evitts, T. A.,

**Columba, L.,** Wilburne, J. W. (Eds.). (In review).

*Mathematics teacher leaders in curriculum, teaching and learning, 2013-2014 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook. *University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University.

**Book Chapters**
**Columba, L**. (2014). Here’s the story: Multiplication facts using storybooks.

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 19*(6), 374-381

*. *In D. Thiessen (Ed.),

*Exploring mathematics through literature: Articles and lessons for prekindergarten through grade 8 *(2^{nd} ed.). Reston, VA: NCTM. Online anthology.
Spade, J. Z.,

**Columba, L.,** & Vanfossen, B. E. (2007). Tracking in mathematics and science: Courses and course selection procedures. In J. H. Ballantine & J. Z. Spade, (Eds.),

*Schools and society: A sociological approach to education*, (3

^{rd} ed.), pp. 286-297. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

**Columba, L**., & Leight, R. L. (2000). Early immersion in meaningful teaching: School-University collaboration in a summer school program. In P.A. Nelson (Ed.) & J. F. Nolan, Jr. & K. C. Scanlon (Assoc. Eds

*.), School and university partnerships: Issues, trends, research, and best practices, (Monograph II, pp. 24-31).* Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.

**Journal Articles**
**Refereed (Blind Peer review)**
**Columba, L.** (2014). Storybooks + technology = successful patterns.

*National Teacher Education Journal 7*(2), 5-10

*.*
Allen, L., &

**Columba, L. **(In review). The graphing calculator: Still graphing after all these years.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook.*
Breisch, J., &

**Columba, L. **(In review). Technology integration: Increasing interactions in the math classroom.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook.*
**Columba, L., **& Stotz, M. (In revision).

* *Shifting preservice teacher beliefs: The power of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

*Investigations in Mathematics Learning.*
Adams, C., &

**Columba, L. **(Accepted). Classroom response systems: Effects on the critical analysis skills of students in introductory science courses.

*School Science and Mathematics Journal.*
**Columba, L., **& DeMarco, D. (Revise/resubmit). Mastering multiplication facts using First in Math

^{®} online program.

*Investigations in Mathematics Learning.*
Hojnoski, R.*, ***Columba, L**., & Polignano, J. (2014) Embedding mathematical dialogue in parent-child shared book reading: A preliminary investigation. *Early Education and Development*. DOI**:**10.1080/10409289.2013.810481

Harmer, A., &

**Columba L. **(2013). Does authentic science inquiry in middle school impact college and career choice?

*National Teacher Education Journal, Special Technology Issue, 6*(3), 87-96.

**Columba, L., **Hojnoski, R., & Polignano, J. (2013). How big is humongous? Mathematics conversations.

*Mathematics Teaching-Research Journal, 6*(4

*)*, 22-35

* .*
**Columba, L**. (2013). Here’s the story: Multiplication facts using storybooks.

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 19*(6), 374-381 & online appendix 1-3

*.*
Szmodis, W., &

**Columba, L. **(2013). Technology for young learners: Making a case for digital tools.

*National Teacher Education Journal, 6*(1), 61-68.

**Columba, L**. (2012). Sorting mathematical representations: Words, symbols, and graphs.

*Learning and Teaching in Mathematics, 12,* 3-8

*.*
Draper, L.

*, *&

**Columba, L.** (2011). Students creating questions in the mathematics classroom.

* Mathematics Teaching-Research Journal, 5*(1), 1-31

*.*
Fedynyshyn, G, Evans, J., Blank, G., &

**Columba, L**. (2011). Developing fraction concept knowledge with a fraction tutor [Special issue].

*National Teacher Education Journal, 4*(1), 15-20

*.*
Yudt, K., &

**Columba, L**. (2011). Interactive whiteboards: A tool for enhancing teaching and learning.

*Journal of Technology Integration in the Classroom, 3*(2), 17-22

*.*
Harmer, A. J., &

**Columba, L**. (2010). Engaging middle school students in

nanoscale science, nanotechnology, and electron microscopy affects achievement. *Journal of Nano Education, 2*(1-2)*, *92-101*.*

**Columba, L.** (2010). Weaving the strands: Literature, mathematics, science, and technology.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook 2007-2008, Focusing the Mathematics Curriculum, *1-13.

Rolón, A., &

**Columba, L**. (2008). Constructing bridges, constructing knowledge.

*Mathematics Teaching-Research Journal, 2*(3), 62-73

*.*
Kolodziej, N. J., &

**Columba, L**. (2006). Invented spelling: Guidelines for parents.

*Reading Improvement, 42*(4), 212-223.

Smith, C., &

**Columba, L**. (2006). Writing to enhance mathematical understanding.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, Learning and Teaching Mathematical Processes, 53-62.*
**Columba, L**. (2001). Daily classroom assessment.

*Education, 122*(2), 372-376.

Spade, J. Z.,

**Columba, L**., & Vanfossen, B. E. (1997). Tracking in mathematics and science: Courses and course selection procedures.

*Sociology of Education, 70*(2), 108-127.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1996). Integrating mathematics and science through bubble exploration.

*1996 **Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, Integrated Mathematics and Integrating Mathematics, *1-6.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1995). Exploring with Geometric Solids.

*1995 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, Teaching Mathematics with a Focus on Learning*, 39-44.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1995). Building bridges through fraction language.

*New England Mathematics Journal, 28*(1), 48-55.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1995). Portfolio assessment in mathematics.

*Reading Improvement, 32*(3), 174-176.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1994). Going the distance: Interpreting data.

*1994 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, Mathematics for All Students*, 90-98.

Dolgos, K. A., &

**Columba, L**. (1993). Alternative assessment: The mathematics portfolio.

*1993* *Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, Alternative Assessment in Mathematics*, 23-28.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1993). Professional development for teachers of mathematics. (Reprinted from

*Education). Education*,

*114*(1), 32-36.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1993). Professional development for teachers of mathematics

*. Education,* *113*(4), 656-660.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1993). Tips for beginners: Daily quiz sheet.

*Mathematics*
* **Teacher*,

*86*(5), 378-379.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1992). Instructional model for the teaching of mathematics.

*1992 **Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook, New Standards for Teaching Mathematics*, 37-43.

**Columba, L**., & White, G. P. (1992). Writing: A tool for teaching middle level mathematics.

*Transescence: The Journal of Emerging Adolescent Education, 20*(1), 32-41.

Lunenberg, F. C., &

**Columba, L**. (1992). The 16PF a predictor of principal performance: An integration of quantitative and qualitative research methods.

*Education, 113*(1), 68-73.

**Columba, L**., & Wire, D. (1991). Nutrition: Educational issue for parenting teens.

*Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 57(*4), 18-22.

* *
* ***Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. (1991). Connecting mathematics and science: Investigating the

pendulum. *1991 Yearbook, Mathematics Education Making Connections, Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics*, 27-34.

**Columba, L**. (1991). Problem solving: An essential skill.

*Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 57*(3), 32-36. [Reprinted by San Mateo Department of Education, CA.]

**Columba, L**. (1991). Implementing calculators: Issues and implications.

*Ohio Journal of School Mathematics*, 20, Winter, 27-29.

**Columba, L**. (1990). An issue facing educators today: Censorship.

*Kappa Delta Pi Record, 27*(2), 47.

**Columba, L**. (1990). Technology is changing the mathematics classroom.

*Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 56*(3), 20-22.

**Invited or Editorial Review (Prestigious nonrefereed)**
**Columba, L. **(In review).

*Go fly a kite. *In

Math by the Month, M. Amador (Ed.).,

*Teaching Children Mathematics.*
**Columba, L. **(2014).

*If the shoe fits, wear it. *In Math by the Month, M. Amador (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 20*(6), 352-353

*.*
**Columba, L. **(2013).

*Flipping for pancakes. *In Math by the Month, M. Amador (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 20*(5), 292-293

*.*
**Columba, L. **(2013).

*All hands on deck. *In Math by the Month, C. Poulsen & K. Lilienthal (Eds.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 19*(8), 478-479

*.*
**Columba, L. **(2012, Winter). Leadership tip: Leadership roles for teacher leaders.

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 43*(2), 9

*.*
**Columba, L.*** *(2012). You take the cake. In Math by the Month, C. Poulsen & K. Lilienthal (Eds.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 19*(1), 18-19

*.*
**Columba, L**., (2011). Hats off to you. In Math by the Month, C. Poulsen & K. Lilienthal (Eds.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 18*(3), 142-143

*.*
**Columba, L., **(2011). The amazing number nine. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 17*(8), 462-463

*.*
**Columba, L., **O’Donnell, P., & Sanchez, Y. (2011). A dime @ a time. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 17*(6), 340-341

*.*
**Columba, L., **(2011). In the garden. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 17*(9), 528-529

*.*
Hammond, T.,

**Columba, L.**^{*}, & Waddell, L. (2010). On the map with Google Maps. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematic, 16*(9), 522-523.

**Columba, L.**^{*}, O’Donnell, P., & Frick, A. (2010). Speedy Gonzalez. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 16*(8), 456-457

*.*
**Columba, L.**, Hammond, T., & Waddell, L. (2010). Where is the math in names? In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 16*(7), 400-401

*.*
**Columba, L**., & Waddell, L. R. (2009). A treasure trove of triangles. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 16*(5), 272-273

*.*
Waddell, L.

* *R.,

**Columba, L**.

^{*}, & Hammond, T. C. (2009). Let’s take a trip. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 16*(3), 148-149

*.*
**Columba, L**.

^{*}, Hammond, T. C., & Waddell, L. R. (2009). Fun with fascinating and fabulous frogs. In Math by the Month,

**L. Columba** (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics, 16*(2), 88-89

*.*
**Columba, L**. (2009). Tantalizing thirteen. In Math by the Month, D. Islas (Ed.).

*Teaching Children Mathematics*,

*15*(9)

* *540-41

*.*
**Columba, L**. (2007). Exploring weighty matters with

*Cucumber Soup:* An interdisciplinary approach. In Classroom Idea-Sparkers, B. Chakraborty & S. Stone (Eds.).

*Childhood Education, 84*(1), 30R-30U.

**Columba, L**. (2006). A tree at bedtime investigation: Connecting mathematics, science, and literature. In Classroom Idea-Sparkers, J. Kieff (Ed.).

*Childhood Education, 82*(3), 162G-162J

*.*
**Columba, L. **(2012, Winter). Leadership tip: Teacher leaders support colleagues.

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter. 43*(2), 9.

*Policy change, author’s name as editor removed

**Non-Refereed Journals (Editorial Review, State Level)**
**Columba, L. **(2013, February). Leadership tip: Leadership roles for teacher leaders.

*Pennsylvania Council of Leaders in Mathematics Newsletter, *6-7. [Reprint]

**Columba, L.** (2011). Questioning in the mathematics classroom: A classic theory revisited. In Teaching Tip,

*Pennsylvania Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Newsletter, 5*(1), 2

*.*
**Columba, L**. (2008). GOPSGEFAR: Gagné’s nine events of instruction

*. *In Teaching Tip,

*Pennsylvania Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Newsletter. 2*(4) Retrieved from

http://academics.sru.edu/pamte/teacher/education.htm
**Columba, L**. (2008). Enhancing mathematics and science concepts through children’s literature.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Magazine, 46*(2),

10-13*.*

**Columba, L**., & Voiles, B. (2006). Problem solving with pink piranhas.

*Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Magazine, 44*(3),

* *16-19.

**Columba, L**., & Dolgos, K. A. (1996). Building bridges through fraction language. (Reprinted from the

* **New England Mathematics Journal*).

*Virginia Mathematics Teacher, 23*(1), 15-17.

**Instructional Website Project**
**Columba, L.** (2014).

*Teacher Notes and Recording Sheets for *Time for Bed, Online Resources for

*Exploring Mathematics through Literature *(2

^{nd}), D. Thiessen (Ed.). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

**Columba, L.** (2014).

*Teacher Notes and Recording Sheets for *Six Dinner Sid, Online Resources for

*Exploring Mathematics through Literature *(2

^{nd}), D. Thiessen (Ed.). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital.

Dougherty, B., Lingo, A., &

**Columba, L.** (2013).

*Teacher Connect, *Online Resources K-2 Digital Series, RtI Levels 1 & 2

*, www.nctm.org/moto*. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital. (aligned to CCSSM, over 240 resource sheets and answer keys)

**Book Reviews**
**Columba, L. **(2014, Spring) [Review

of the book *Whole class mathematics discussions: Improving in-depth mathematical thinking and learning, *by T. Lamberg.]

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 45*(3).

**Columba, L. **(2014, Spring) [Review of the book

*Math sense: The look, sound, and feel of effective instruction,* by C. Moynihan.]

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 45*(3).

**Columba, L. **(2013, Fall) [Review of the book

*Understanding RTI in mathematics: Proven methods and applications, *by R. Gersten & R. Newman-Gonchar.]

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 44*(1)

*.*
**C****olumba, L. **(2013, Summer) [Review of the book

*A guide to mathematics coaching: Processes for increasing student achievement, *by T. H. Hull, D. Balka, & R. H. Miles].

*National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 43*(4), 13.

**Columba, L. **(2012, Winter). [Review of the book

*Caring enough to lead: How reflective practice leads to moral leadership,* by L. O. Pellicer]

*. National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Newsletter, 43*(2)

*, *21.

**Columba, L**. (2008). Review of the book

*Tools for matching readers to text: Research-based practices.* *Education Review. *Retrieved August 28, 2008 from http://edrev.asu.edu/reviews/rev703.htm.

**Published Conference Proceedings **
**Columba, L**. (2007). Assessing and helping more students achieve success with First in Math online program.

*Proceedings of the 8*^{th}* International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching, *Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, July.

**Columba, L***. *(2005).

* *Learning through integration: Using literature to teach mathematics and science.

*Proceedings of the **4th International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education*, Victoria, BC, Canada, August.

**Works in Preparation**
**Books**
**Columba, L.,** & Drake, B. M. (prospectus in preparation, invited).

*Reasonin', wRitin' and aRithmetic: The New 3 "R's"**.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

**Journal Manuscripts**
Stotz, M.

*, *&

**Columba, L. **(in preparation). An Assessment of Learner’s Subitizing Skills During an Augmented Reality Math Lessons [Qualifier Research]

Hojnoski, R.,

**Columba, L., **& Polignano, J. (In preparation). The effect of book type on mathematical talk during shared book reading in preschool.

*Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. *
Yudt, K., &

**Columba, L. **(In preparation). The effects of blended learning on pre-service elementary mathematics teachers’ mathematics performance and attitudes. [Qualifier Research]

Rolón, A., &

**Columba, L**. (In preparation). Technology-use and inquiry-based learning supporting the needs of English language learners. [Qualifier Research]