Robert F. Cunningham is a professor in the Mathematics & Statistics Department at The College of New Jersey, where he teachers mathematics content and methods courses.  He holds an Ed.D. from Temple University in Secondary Mathematics Education, a M.A. from Villanova University in Mathematics, and a B.A. from LaSalle University in Mathematics. His research interests include the teaching and learning of elementary and secondary mathematics.     

 

Allison Roberts earned a B.A. in Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education from The College of New Jersey. She has made presentations at professional conferences and authored this paper as an undergraduate.  She currently teaches algebra and geometry at Westfield High School in New Jersey.  Her research interests include the teaching and learning of mathematics.