David Sills

  • Why I Love Teaching at Molloy College
    • Involved , interested students

    • Collegial faculty

    • Freedom to experiment

  • Academic Interests
    • Math education and math methods

    • Special Education

    • Formative Assessment

  • What I am working on
    • Methods of formative assessment in the math classroom

    • The new Common Core Curriculum in mathematics

    • Incorporating use of manipulatives and real life experiences in the math classroom

    • Communication enabling understanding in the math classroom

  • Educational Philosophy

    All students deserve to be exposed to a full curriculum in order to enable them to meet  and exceed their potential. Differentiation of instruction is vital. Students should be exposed to a variety of experiences.

  • Educational Background
    • B.A., M.A. (Education)

    • M.S. (Special Education)

    • P.D. (School Administration and Supervision)

    • Former elementary school and middle school teacher.

    • Former school Principal and Assistant Principal

    • Former Committee on Special Education chairperson

    • Member of various professional associations

  • Additional Information
    • Advisor, Molloy Education Club

    • Molloy liaison, Nassau County Teachers of Mathematics and the annual Make Math Counts Conference

    • Presentations relating to the Molloy Lesson Plan and Response to Intervention (RTI)

  • Publications/Presentations
    • Peer reviewer, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics publications

    • Peer reviewer, Pearson math and language arts publications