Workshops

Dr. Shah provides consulting and professional development for individual schools and districts. He is passionate about helping teachers spark student curiosity, encourage productive struggle, and foster meaningful discourse that develops deeper conceptual understanding.

Because of Math Plus’ proven results, Dr. Shah is pursued by school districts nationwide to instruct teachers. In Central Ohio, he has provided training to teachers in Westerville, New Albany, Hilliard, Dublin, Worthington, Reynoldsburg, South-Western City and Columbus City Schools.

In addition, Dr. Shah routinely speaks for national, state, and local conferences.

  • National Council of Supervisors of Math Annual Conference (2018)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference (2019, 2017)
  • National Math Festival in Washington DC (2019, 2017)
  • McGraw-Hill Leadership Symposium (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
  • MidSchoolMath National Conference (2019, 2015, 2014)
  • Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference (2017, 2013)
  • TwitterMathCamp (2017, 2013)


If you’re interested in speaking or professional development for your organization please email your request to drrajshah@me.com


Areas of Expertise

  • Sparking curiosity about mathematics
  • Encouraging productive struggle
  • Teaching mathematical problem solving
  • Promoting mental math and number sense
  • Using games to stimulate engagement
  • Promoting meaningful discourse with simple classroom routines

Seminars and Workshops

  • Encouraging Productive Struggle
  • Eight Powerful Strategies for Mathematical Problem Solving
  • Curiosity Driven Mathematics
  • The Power of Visualizing Mathematics
  • Starting Arguments in Math Class to Promote Mathematical Discourse
  • Mental Math to Build Number Sense & Fluency
  • Using Games to Promote Mathematical Thinking

All of Dr. Shah’s workshops and keynotes are interactive with audience participation. Using interesting and engaging problems Dr. Shah illustrates exactly how teachers can help students be more curious, build number sense, and become perseverant problem solvers.

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Selected Speaking Engagments

June 2018 - McGraw Hill Leadership Symposium - Santa Fe NM

April 2018 - National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics - Washington DC

November 2017 - Education Services Center of Lorain County - Lorain OH

October 2017 - Ohio Association of Gifted Teachers - Columbus OH

October 2017 - Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Columbus OH

June 2017 - McGraw Hill Leadership Symposium - San Antonio TX

April 2017 - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - San Antonio TX

April 2017 - National Math Festival - Washington DC

October 2016 - Ohio Association of Gifted Teachers - Columbus OH

June 2016 - McGraw Hill Leadership Symposium - Chicago IL

June 2015 - McGraw Hill Leadership Symposium - Santa Fe NM

March 2015 - Mid School Math, Santa Fe NM

March 2014 - Mid School Math, Santa Fe NM

October 2013 - Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Dayton OH

September 2013 - Ohio Association of Gifted Teachers Conference, New Albany OH

July 2013 - Twitter Math Camp, Philadelphia PA

April 2013 - ESCCO Student Workshop - New Albany OH

February 2013 - New Albany Plain Local Schools Professional Development, New Albany OH

December 2012 - ESCCO Student Workshop - New Albany OH

October 2012 - Ohio Association of Gifted Teachers Conference, New Albany OH

November 2011 - Gifted Coordinators Lecture Series, Dublin OH