Catherine Fosnot and Associates: New Perspectives

New London,  CT 
United States
  • Booth: 128

View Cathy teaching children. Times posted at booth.

“Our work is driven by the desire to transform classrooms into communities of mathematicians: places where children explore interesting problems and, like mathematicians, engage in crafting solutions, justifications, and proofs of their own making.”

Originally the founder of Mathematics in the City, Cathy Fosnot is now the CEO and President of, a company focused on the development of curriculum materials for the 21st century. Cathy and her colleagues have authored over 50 books and units on mathematics education, most recently the Contexts for Learning Mathematics (CFLM) series. Originally published by Heinemann and comprised of 24 units of inquiry for K-6, CFLM is rapidly becoming a recognized full core program option with the addition of over 20 new units, a powerful online system for professional learning and support with NSF-funded video of every unit, and a related app for formative assessment using the Landscapes of Learning