Evan Glazer was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. He earned a
B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Mathematics Education at the
University of Illinois, and a Ph. D. in Instructional Technology at
the University of Georgia. As a mathematics teacher in Glenview,
Illinois, he emphasized inquiry-based learning, technology-enhanced
explorations, and real world applications. Some of his work can be
seen in his books Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical
Thinking and Everyday Use of Mathematical Concepts: A Reference
Guide. In addition to his interest in mathematics, Dr. Glazer has
studied and explored various facets of physics and paleontology.
At the university level, Dr. Glazer taught courses on instructional
design, research methods, and using computers in the classroom. His
research examined social and environmental factors that influence
professional learning as teachers integrate technology into their
As director of the Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology in Virginia,
Dr. Glazer instituted new research programs in science and technology, and
taught a variety of courses to students and professional development
seminars to teachers.
In addition to attending and participating in TJ activities and events,
Dr. Glazer enjoys running, hiking, football, trivia, logic puzzles,
cooking, museums, and traveling.
Dr. Glazer can be reached by email at Evan.Glazer@fcps.edu.
Top Left: Dr. Glazer. Bottom Left: Dr. Glazer seeks advice from Thomas Jefferson.
Dr. Glazer commits to vegetarian diet for Service Week 2013.