Shawn M. Hackshaw

Contract Faculty, Mathematics
Coordinator, Undergraduate Math Education

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

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

Spring office hours:
Tuesday & Thursday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday 10:30am – 12:00pm
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 2110   Mathematics for PreK – Grade 3 Educators
  • MA 2120   Mathematics for Grades 4 – 6
  • MA 2140   Precalculus
  • MA 2200   Finite Mathematics
  • MA 3050   Intro to Mathematics Education
  • MA 3070   Knowing & Teaching Math
  • MA 4020   Cultural & Psychological Aspects of Math Learning
  • MA 4040   Teaching & Learning Math for Secondary & Middle School
  • MA 4966   Internship in Mathematics Teaching (5-8)
  • MA 4976   Internship in Mathematics Teaching (7-12)
  • MA 4986   Internship in Mathematics Teaching Seminar