Marilyn Latham Keir

530 Northmont Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 521-3749

Professional Employment

August, 2000 to present Associate Instructor, University of Utah Department of Mathematics
September, 1987 to June 2000 Mathematics Teacher, Skyline High School
Taught geometry, algebra, precalculus, AP calculus, math analysis. Designed a math/analysis, intuitive calculus course for students not ready to take the AP course. Math Department co-chair (until 1999)
Summers, 1994 to August 2000 Associate Instructor in Bridging the Gap, University of Utah Department of Mathematics
Taught intuitive calculus and secondary math methods to teachers in the Bridging the Gap, a program for teachers seeking a higher level of endorsement in mathematics.
Fall, 1995 Instructor, Westminster college
Taught an evening college algebra course.
Fall, 1977 to 1979 Associate instructor, Computer Science Department, University of Utah
Taught COBOL programming language.
September, 1968 to June, 1970 Mathematics teacher, Skyline High School
Taught algebra, geometry, trigonometry.


1967-1968 MA Teaching Mathematics, Stanford University
1963-1967 BA Mathematics, University of Utah with a minor in French.

Continuing education

1970 Foundations of Computer Science, University of Utah
1973 Computer Programming, University of Utah
1983, 1985, 1986 Utah State Conference for Gifted Education, Utah State University
1989 Using Calculators And Computers To Teach Precalculus, The Ohio State University, Ohio
1991 Discovering Geometry, University of California at Berkeley, California
1992 Teaching Calculus Using Computers And Calculators, Park City, Utah
1993 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Institute on Chaos, Fractals and Change, Princeton University, New Jersey
1994 The Harvard Calculus Reform Workshop, BYU, Provo, Utah
1995 Calculus in a Real and Complex World, Park City, Utah
1996 Concepts in Calculus, University of California at Berkeley, California
1997 Conference on Mathematics and Technology, Exeter Academy, New Hampshire
2003 Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers (PMET), Humbolt State, California
2004 Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers (PMET), University of San Diego
Over 120 hours of post-master's education in a variety of math-related areas

Conferences, courses and presentations

1986 Salt Lake Teacher's Workshop speaker, "Writing To Teach Mathematics"
1989 NCTM national convention, Salt Lake City, Hospitality Chair
1990 UCTM conference, speaker, "Decimal the Halls with Powers, by Golly"
1991 UCTM conference, speaker, "Using the Geometer's Sketchpad"
1991-1994 Taught course "Using Technology to Teach Algebra"
1991-1994 Taught course "Using Technology to Teach Geometry"
1993 NCTM regional conference, Boise, ID, speaker, "Geometry Projects"
1994 Park City, teacher, "Using Calculators to Teach Precalculus"
1994 Park City, teacher, "Math Methods for Secondary Teachers"
1994 NCTM national convention, Boston, MA, speaker, "Cozy Calculus: How to Make Light of a Subject Which Causes Light-headedness"
1996 Teachers Teaching with Technology conference, Salt Lake City, speaker, "Cozy Calculus, An Alternate To AP"
1997 Geometry Jamboree, Salt Lake City, speaker, "Projects with Personality"
1998 Function Festival, Salt Lake City, speaker, "The Conics: A Dysfunctional Family"
1998 Bridging the Gap, speaker, "Fractals in the Classroom"
2002 Granite New Teacher orienation, "Valuing Wastable Time"
2003 NCTM Regional Conference, Salt Lake City, "Projects to Enhance the Geometry Classroom"
2004 CMEE conference, Salt Lake City, "Learning Math by Writing Programs for the Calculator"

Honors and Awards

1990 Granite District Technology Teacher Of The Year Award
1991 Presidential Award For Excellence In Science And Math Teaching
1992 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
1992 Tandy Technology Scholar For Excellence
1992 Outstanding Service To Education Award From Utah State Board Of Education
1992 University Of Utah College Of Engineering Award For Outstanding High School Teacher
1993 Granite District Excel Award For Excellence In Education
2001 Muffet Reeve's Teacher of Teachers Award from UCTM
2004 University of Utah Department of Mathematics Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award