Sharon McCrone

Phone: (603) 862-3537
Office: CEPS Dean's Office, Kingsbury Hall Room W283, Durham, NH 03824
Sharon McCrone

The UNH Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program – with Neil Portnoy (mathematics), Dawn Meredith (physics), Judy Robb (science education), and Orly Buchbinder (mathematics education) -
Learning Mathematics Through Teaching – with Tim Fukawa-Connelly (Drexel University), Neil Portnoy, Brian Gleason (Nevada State College), Karen Graham, and May Chaar (graduate research assistant) -

An Investigation of Pedagogical Factors Influencing Student Understanding of Geometric Proof – with Tami Martin
A Model Teacher-Scholar Program in Secondary Mathematics – with Saad El-Zanati
REU Site: Mathematics Research Experience for Pre-service and In-Service Teachers – with Saad El-Zanati and David Barker -
Mathematical Modeling as Teacher Preparation – with John Dossey and Frank Giordano


  • Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of New Hampshire
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of New Hampshire
  • A.B., Mathematics, Dartmouth College

Research Interests

  • Mathematics Education

Courses Taught

  • MATH 425: Calculus I
  • MATH 531: Mathematical Proof
  • MATH 601: Exploring Math for Teachers I
  • MATH 622: Geometry for Teachers
  • MATH 624: Analysis of SecondarySchl Math
  • MATH 760: Geometry
  • MATH 801: Exploring Math for Teachers I
  • MATH 821: Number Systems for Teachers
  • MATH 902: Classroom Math Practicum
  • MATH 968: Topics Mathematics Education I
  • MATH 978: Topics
  • TECH 400: Introduction to CEPS Programs

Selected Publications

O'Hanlon, W. A., Barker, D. D., Langrall, C. W., Dossey, J. A., McCrone, S. M., & El-Zanati, S. I. (2015). Mathematics Research Experiences for Preservice Teachers: Investigating the Impact on Their Beliefs. In DOING THE SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN MATHEMATICS (pp. 171-179). Retrieved from

McCrone, S., O'Hanlon, W., Barker, D., Langrall, C., Dossey, J., & El-Zanati, S. (2014). The role of beliefs in the scholarship of teaching and learning. In C. Bennett, & J. Dewar (Eds.), Case Studies in the Science of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (pp. 171-182). Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America. Retrieved from

McCrone, S., King, J., Orihuela, Y., & Robinson, E. (2010). Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Geometry. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Retrieved from

McCrone, S. M. S., & Martin, T. S. (2009). Formal Proof in High School Geometry Student Perceptions of Structure, Validity, and Purpose. In TEACHING AND LEARNING PROOF ACROSS THE GRADES (pp. 204-221). Retrieved from

Buchbinder, O., & McCrone, S. (n.d.). Preservice Teachers Learning to Teach Proof Through Classroom Implementation: Successes and Challenges. Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

Most Cited Publications