Our Faculty

Marvin Cohen

Course InstructorProject Director, Math for All

Dr. Marvin Cohen is a Senior Faculty member (Niemeyer Chair, 2005) at Bank Street College of Education and a member of the Mathematics Leadership Program (MLP) faculty. He teaches both mathematics pedagogy and content classes and advises in the MLP. Dr. Cohen, with his colleagues, helped to develop the 10 video case studies that are the foundation of this Math for All curriculum, aimed at increasing access to meaningful mathematics for all children K–5. Dr. Cohen was Scholar in Residence at the Ben Franklin International School in Barcelona, Spain, in the spring of 2010. Marvin is currently Co- Principal Investigator on the College’s Education and Innovation project in Illinois.

Dr. Cohen also has been Director of Instructional Technology at Bank Street and has directed a variety of technology-based projects that focus on build¬ing a technology-using environment at Bank Street across the content areas. He has coordinated collabora¬tions with Vanderbilt University and the University of Virginia. He was a co-designer of the Mathematics Learning Forums (Annenberg, 1994), a distance education project and was a co-founder of Bank Street’s Center for Minority Achievement (a middle school reform project) and the Mathematics Leadership Program.

Educational Background

EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University