George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dr. Matthew Beyranevand

Author of book "Teach Math Like This, Not Like That"

Dr. Matthew Beyranevand is the K-12 Mathematics and Science Department Coordinator for the Chelmsford, Massachusetts Public Schools. Matthew is an ambassador for the Global Math Project, supporter for the With Math I Can campaign, and a member of the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council. He also serves as an adjunct professor of mathematics and education at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Fitchburg State University. Through his website,, he provides visitors with his podcast, blog, math music videos, and more resources to help increase students’ interest and engagement in the learning of mathematics while building conceptual understanding. Matthew has been featured on Boston's WBZ news, WBUR radio, and the news magazine Chronicle. Matthew's first book "Teach Math Like This, Not Like That: Four Critical Areas to Improve Student Learning" is available for pre-order now on Amazon

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