Philip Dituri


Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics EducationPhilip Dituri Profile Image
Curriculum and Teaching

113 West 60th Street
Room 1102F

Dr. Philip Dituri is a visiting assistant professor of mathematics education in the Division of Curriculum and Teaching at Fordham University.

Dr. Dituri is a NYS certified teacher of secondary Mathematics. He was a mathematics instructional coach, chairperson of the mathematics department, and teacher of secondary mathematics at New Design High School in Lower Manhattan’s Seward Park Campus for 13 years. During his time teaching in public school, he was a three-time Math for America Master Teacher and a Big Apple award finalist. He also served on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Committee to evaluate and write the Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Mathematics Standards.

Dr. Dituri  also works very closely with the Center for Mathematical Talent at the Courant Institute of Mathematics at NYU to generate excitement around mathematics and bring extracurricular mathematics to young students in New York City’s schools.

Dr. Dituri has also done extensive work in developing a high school course in financial mathematics called FiCycle. This curriculum is aimed at spreading financial literacy by teaching the core concepts of personal finance in a mathematically rigorous manner to high school students from all around the tri-state area.


Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Columbia University
Dissertation Title: Proof and Reasoning in Secondary School Algebra Textbooks

M.A., Mathematics Education, Teacher’s College Columbia University

B.A., Mathematics, New York University


Dituri, P, (2016) Finding Math in New York city schools. The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute’s Circle on the Road Conference. New York, NY.

Dituri, P, (2015) Viewing the Problem from the k-12 perspective. The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute’s Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2015: Developmental Mathematics: For whom? Toward what ends?, Berkeley, CA.

Dituri, P (2014). Proof and Reasoning in Secondary School Algebra Textbooks. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.


Clinical Seminar in Adolescence Mathematics

Teaching and Assessing Mathematics in Adolescent Classrooms

Teaching Mathematics to Children

Teaching Math and Science in Inclusive Adolescence Classrooms