# Susan O'Connell

**Susan O’Connell** has decades of experience supporting teachers in making sense of mathematics and effectively shifting how they teach. As a former elementary teacher, reading specialist, and math coach, Sue knows what it’s like in the classroom and her background is evident throughout her work as she unpacks best practices in a clear, practical, and upbeat way.

Sue is the lead author of the new Math by the Book series, a K-5 resource connecting math and children's literature.

She is also the lead author of Math in Practice, a grade-by-grade K-5 professional learning resource. She is also coauthor of the bestselling *Putting the Practices Into Action*, *Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Addition and Subtraction*, and *Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Multiplication and Division*. She served as editor of Heinemann’s popular Math Process Standards series and also wrote the bestselling *Now I Get It*.

Sue is a nationally known speaker and education consultant who directs Quality Teacher Development, an organization committed to providing outstanding math professional development for schools and districts across the country.

Watch an introductory Math in Practice webinar, hosted by Sue.

Click here to watch Sue talk about the links between reading and math.

Connect with Sue on Twitter: @SueOConnellMath

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## Related PD Offerings

#### Seminars

- Math by the Book: Teaching Mathematics Through Children's Literature
- Math in Practice: Tips, Tools, and Resources for Building Math Understanding

#### Speakers

- Invite Susan O'Connell, Consulting Author to speak at your school, district, or conference through Heinemann Speakers.