Department of Teaching & Learning
Professor, Mathematics Education
1995 Ph.D. Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Dissertation: The Evolution and Implementation of an Eighth Grade Integrated Mathematics-Science Course.
1987 M.A., Elementary Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Thesis: Auditory Evoked Potential Differences in Brain-Mapping Patterns among College Learning Disabled Students.
1979 B.S. Elementary Education, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
EDU 397 PK-4 Math Methods
EDU 497 5-8 Math Methods
EDU 370 Integration of Technology in Education
C & I 501 Curriculum Design
1995 Instructor, Central Wyoming College, Jackson, WY
1993- 1995 Adjunct Faculty, Boise State University
1993-1994 Horseshoe Bend Middle School, Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
1991-1993 Instructor, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
1988-1991 Teacher, Upper Arlington City Schools
1979-1983 Teacher, Sutherlin Academy, Danville, VA
Studying the impact of the STREAM grant. Currently (2016-2017) collecting and analyzing data from 7 MT schools.
Grant Co-Writer with Drs. Jennifer Luebeck, Brian Lindaman (Aug, 2012-2015). MCCSM = Montana Common Core Standards for Mathematics. (STREAM)
Math and Science Partnership Grant (MSP) to OPI.
Cobbs, G. A. & Atkins, T. (2011-2012). Teacher Work Samples. This project illustrated the impact our teacher candidates have in their field placement.
Specifically, is there a gain in achievement of the elementary students after the teaching of our teacher candidates.
Cobbs, G. A. & Miller, K. (2009-2010) Connecting Mathematics and Science: Teacher’s Perspectives on Implementing an Integrated Curriculum (AWIM).
Cobbs, G. A. (Feb, 2012) GLOBE Teacher Workshop on Climate, from NOAA via GLOBE Program Office.
Luebeck, J., Roscoe, M., Cobbs, G., Diemert, K., & Scott, L. (2017). Re-envisioning Professional Learning in Mathematics: Teachers’ Performance, Perceptions, and
Practices in Blended Professional Development. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education 25(3), 273-299.
Cobbs, G. A. & Chamblee, G. (2017). Impacting Elementary In-Service Mathematics Teachers Content Knowledge, in T. A. Olson & L. Venenciano (Eds.),
Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Fort Worth, TX.
Cobbs, G. A., Chamblee, G. & Luebeck, J. (July, 2016). Enhancing in-service elementary mathematics teachers’ content knowledge: A discussion of two US
MSP projects. Paper presented at International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME), Hamburg, Germany.
Cobbs, G., Luebeck, J. & Scott, L. (2015). Modules, Workshops, Cohorts and Guides! A Recipe for Common Core Implementation in a Rural State.
In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education InternationalConference 2015 (pp. 2386-2388). Chesapeake, VA:
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). http://www.editlib.org/p/150368/
Luebeck, J., Cobbs, G. & Scott, L. (2015). Closing the Distance: Online Learning for Rural Mathematics Teachers. In Proceedings of Society for Information
Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 53-58). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in
Cobbs, G. A., Hill, K. & Roscoe, M. (2014). Data & Statistics. Curriculum developed Online Module.
Cobbs, G. A., Harding, S., Hill, K. & Roscoe, M. (2013). Number Systems & Operations. Curriculum developed Blended Module.
Cobbs, G. A. (2012). Instructor’s Manual to accompany Visualizing Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods by Joan Cohen Jones. Hoboken,
NJ: John Wiley & Sons,Inc.
Cobbs, G. A. & Cranor-Buck, E. (2011). “Getting into Gear.” Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School, 17, 3, 160-165.
Cobbs, G. A., Brown B, Noonan C, Harris KJ, Parker M, Wilson T, Gress S, Harris JL,Gaskill S, Ricci C, Top Sky W, Cobbs G. (2011). Diabetes Prevention
Program for Native American Youth: The JOURNEY to Native Youth Health Feasibility Study. Diabetes 60:S1:A82.
Downey, J, & Cobbs, G. A. (2007). “An Innovative Field Assignment to Prepare Elementary Preservice Math Teachers to Teach Culturally Diverse
Students.” School Science and Mathematics, 107, 1, 391-403.
Wong, J. & Cobbs, G. (2006). “Opening the Gates: An AmeriCorps Volunteer Fends an Unexpected Challenge in Community Building. National Civic
Review, 95, 2, 54-58
Satchwell, R., Loepp, F., Morey, M., Cobbs, G., Gray, M., Jones, J., & Lauritsen, A. (2004). Shaping our World.. (Student edition and Teacher edition).
Denton, TX: RonJon Publishing.
Satchwell, R., Loepp, F., Morey, M., Cobbs, G., Gray, M., Jones, J., & Lauritsen, A. (2003). Living on the Edge.. (Student edition and Teacher edition).
Denton, TX: RonJon Publishing.
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
National Council Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
Research in Mathematics Education (SIG/AERA)
School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) Newsletter Editor 2013-2016
Cobbs, G. A. (June, 2017). STREAM-ing with Fractions. Presented at MBI, Bozeman.
Cobbs, G., Chamblee, G., & Luebeck, J. (July, 2016). Enhancing In-Service Elementary
Mathematics Teachers’ Content Knowledge: A Discussion of Two U.S MSP
Projects. Presented at 13th International Congress on Mathematical
Education, Hamburg, Germany.
Cobbs, G. A. & Disney, T. (2016). Redesigning Elementary Math Methods in
Common Core Era: Part II. Presented at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
(AMTE), Irvine, CA.
Running and contra-dancing.