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Paul J. Riccomini

Dr. Paul J. Riccomini

Professor of Education (SPLED)

Phone: 814-867-4386

214 CEDAR Building
University Park, PA 16802


  • Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education


  • Special Education


Dr. Paul Riccomini is a highly respected expert in mathematics education, specializing in high intensity instructional techniques for mathematics. With a mathematics degree and dual certifications as a high school math and special education teacher, Paul possesses in-depth knowledge of content matter and evidence-based instructional techniques. Drawing from extensive classroom experience, Paul understands the unique challenges faced by mathematics teachers at all grade levels.

Guided by principles from cognitive science, the science of learning, and learner characteristics, Paul collaborates with mathematics teachers and interventionists to develop engaging and effective instructional activities. These activities promote conceptual understanding, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills throughout the academic year, ensuring sustained student growth.

With a rich background spanning 30+ years, Paul has made significant contributions to mathematics education. His research focuses on innovative teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches, providing practical and research-based methods to enhance math instruction. Educators seeking valuable resources can rely on Paul′s work to improve their teaching practices in mathematics. Paul can be reached at [email protected].

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels



Instructional Methods and Design


Instructional Design

Curriculum Areas

Math Ed

Education Levels

Early Childhood Ed
Middle School/Junior High

Education Types

Public Ed
Remedial Ed
Rural Ed
Urban Ed

Individual Difference

Learning Processes

Methodological Research

Quantitative Research

Teacher Preparation

In-service Teachers
Pre-service Teachers
Professional Development

Leadership Preparation

Teacher Prep

Special Education

Gifted Ed
Mild Disabilities
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