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Barbara Reis

Key West SunsetBarbara Reis 
Faculty, Mathematics
Arts & Sciences
Coral Shores and Marathon Centers
89901 Old Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070
Phone: 305-342-9519


Associate of Arts, 1958; Bachelor of Arts, 1959
Major: Mathematics
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
George Washington University
Master of Arts, 1960
Major: Mathematical Psychology
Graduate Studies (30 credit hours), 1960-1962
Major: Mathematics
University of Pennsylvania
Juris Doctor, 1975
University of Missouri School of Law

Educational Philosophy

Helping students overcome fear of mathematics – all students can learn!
Emphasis on curriculum topics and also on how to think logically throughout their lives.
Individualizing instruction to address diverse student backgrounds, abilities, and interests.

Teaching and Scholarship

All courses offered by Mathematics Department: traditional and upper level mathematics courses, statistics, and mathematics for liberal arts students.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Florida Professional Teaching Certificate, 2007 – present
The Florida Bar, 1977 – present
Kansas Bar, 1975 – present (inactive)

Current Projects & Interests

Teaching Justice (Florida Bar project ), 2006 – present
Civic Chorale of Greater Miami, 1991 – present
Preliminary analysis of why students have difficulty learning mathematics