Michael Green earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from U C Berkeley and a doctorate in education from Harvard. Dr. Green’s research interests are in constructivist theory and its relationship to elementary mathematics education. Dr. Green has authored books and research articles on child and adolescent development and on aspects of elementary mathematics education. He is co-author of Constructing Number Sense in Elementary and Middle Grades Classrooms, a constructivist approach to teaching mathematics. Dr. Green has spent an academic year as a Faculty in Residence at a high minority, high poverty, high risk urban elementary school. Together with Dr. Jack Piel, he has delivered numerous national and international papers, as well as participated in scores of teacher workshops about the Comprehensively Applied Manipulative Mathematics Program (CAMMP). He is co-director of Math CAMMP, an internationally acclaimed summer camp for elementary and middle school students. Dr. Green is Associate Professor in Elementary Education at UNC Charlotte.
- Constructivist theory and research
- Cognitive development
- Teaching children mathematics