School of Education

Faculty/Staff Profiles

Andrew Tyminski

Assistant Professor

Office: 407A
Phone: 864-656-6967
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Educational Background

Ph.D Mathematics Education
University of Georgia 2006

M. Ed. Mathematics Education
University of Georgia 2003

B.S. Elementary Edcuation
Buffalo State College 1992


Dr. Tyminski holds a joint appointment in the Department of Teacher Education and the Department of Mathematical Sciences. He teaches mathematics education and content courses for prospective elementary school mathematics teachers. Dr. Tyminski is also involved in the Center of Excellence for Inquiry in Mathematics and Science; working closely with Inquiry In Motion, a professional development activity for middle grades mathematics teachers. He is an active member of NCTM and AMTE.

Courses Taught

Department of Teacher Education
EDSEC 637 Technology in Secondary Mathematics
EDEL 452 Elementary Methods in Mathematics Teaching
ED 901 Classics in Mathematics and Science Education Research
EDEL 481 Directed Teaching in the Elementary School
Department of Mathematical Sciences
MTHSC 115 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I
MTHSC 116 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II
MTHSC 117 Math for Elementary Teachers I
MTHSC 118 Math for Elementary Teachers II
MTHSC 714 Foundations of Mathematics for Middle Grades Teachers

Research Interests

Preservice elementary mathematics teachers learning about- and from- Standards-based curriculum materials.
Pre-service elementary mathematics teachers' interactions with student thinking.