Mike Flynn is the director of MathematicsLeadership Programs at Mount Holyoke College, where he runs the Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program and leads a wide variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers, teacher-leaders, coaches, administrators, and staff-developers. This work connects him with educators from around the world who are interested in the learning and teaching of mathematics. Mike also teaches the elementary mathematics, science, and technology methods course for undergraduates in the teacher licensure program.
Mike is the author of BeyondAnswers: Exploring Mathematical Practices with Young Children.
Mike’s latest work in higher education centers on creating more interactive and engaging online learning. He designed the dynamic hybrid learning model that blends on-campus and online students for live, interactive learning in mathematics. He also created the Virtual Math Professional Learning Community (#VMathPLC) connecting teachers and math coaches to study current and engaging topics in math education.
Prior to this work Mike taught second grade at the William E. Norris Elementary School in Southampton, MA for 14 years. He is the 2008 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year and a 2010 recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching. He tweets at @MikeFlynn55