Shawn M. Hackshaw

Contract Faculty, Mathematics

BS, MAT, University of New Hampshire; CAGS, Plymouth State University

Office: Hyde Hall 357
Phone: 603-535-2729

Spring office hours:  Monday & Wednesday 12:00pm – 2:00pm
or by appointment

About Professor Hackshaw

Shawn joined us in the Fall 2010 semester. His primary teaching responsibilities are the Math Education courses. Shawn has an extensive background teaching students who have a fear of math or who experience math anxiety. Before coming to PSU, Shawn taught at New England College in Henniker, NH and at Hesser College. Prior to teaching at the college level, he taught high school for three years. Shawn keeps his certification current and is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics (NHTM).

Selected publications/presentations/exhibitions

  • TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator Guide,” a supplement to accompany Brase’s Understandable Statistics, Ninth Edition published by Cengage, 2009.

Courses Taught

  • MA 2010  Problem Solving in Algebra Using Technology
  • MA 2110  Math in Our World I
  • MA 2140   Precalculus
  • MA 2200   Finite Mathematics
  • MA 3050   Intro to Math Education
  • MA 3070   Knowing & Teaching Math
  • MA 4020   Cultural & Psychological Aspects of Math Learning
  • MA 4040   Math in Secondary & Middle School
  • MA 4965   Math Student Teaching 5 – 8
  • MA 4975   Math Student Teaching 7 – 12
  • MA 4985   Math Student Teaching Seminar


Contact Us

Mathematics Department

Hyde Hall
Room 301
Phone: (603) 535-2233
(Dawn Boynton, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: (603) 535-2943

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC 29
Plymouth, NH 03264