George Lucas Educational Foundation

Margie Pearse

Math Coach, Math Lover, Teacher, & Author

Margie Pearse has 30+ years of teaching experience with certifications in mathematics, elementary education, English as a Second Language (ESL), and Pennsylvania Quality Assurance Systems: Certified Instructor. She is presently a math coach, consultant, and in higher education, training pre-service teachers how to create deeper, more numeracy based lessons. You can connect with Margie on Twitter @pearse_margie

Published Books: Teaching Numeracy: 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking, Corwin 2011; Learning That Never Ends, Rowman & Littlefield 2013; Passing the Mathematics Test for Teachers, Rowman & Littlefield 2015.


  • Teaching Strategies

    Non-Math Essentials for Learning Math

    Focusing on these five qualities of thriving classrooms can help foster confident young mathematicians.
  • Critical Thinking

    What Would Happen If Students Assigned Their Own Math Homework?

    Instead of a set of 20 questions, use this framework to have your students create their own homework based on their needs and interests.