Dr. Shah speaks at national, state, and local conferences including NCTM, NCSM, and the National Math Festival.

Dr. Shah also provides professional development and coaching for individual schools and districts throughout the U.S.

He is passionate about helping teachers spark student curiosity, encourage productive struggle, and foster meaningful discourse to develop deeper conceptual understanding and promote joy in the mathematics classroom.


  • Encouraging Productive Struggle [MOST POPULAR]
  • The 5 Principles to Making Math Irresistible
  • Curiosity Driven Mathematics
  • 8 Powerful Problem Solving Strategies
  • Pictures that Help Math Make Sense
  • Using Games to Promote Mathematical Thinking

All of Dr. Shah’s workshops and keynotes are interactive and engaging. By using rich, intriguing problems Dr. Shah illustrates exactly how teachers can help students be more curious, build number sense, and become perseverant problem solvers.

What Teachers Say

“First, I have to tell you how much my gifted teachers LOVED your presentation at the OAGC Teacher Academy! We met today and they kept going on and on about how wonderful you were, how great the presentation was, and how many ideas/concepts they were able to take away from your session!”
— Stephanie DeBevoise – Newark City Schools Gifted Coordinator
“Dr. Shah’s full day workshop was awesome! Two days later, we are still talking Math!!! It was a wonderful PD. Thank you for your time, insight AND activities.”
— Karen Mahan – Lorain Digital Academy
“We want to thank you for presenting to our teachers. They were very engaged and excited about your presentation and enjoyed the activities. We need everyone to hear your message!”
— Barb Bodart – Licking County Gifted Coordinator