Student Profile

Milton Rosa

Milton Rosa

Encina Preparatory High School

Office Phone: (916) 971-7544
Alt. Phone: (916) 359-3061

Background Information
Milton Rosa is a mathematics teacher from Brazil who teaches SDAIE Pre Algebra, SDAIE Algebra 1A/B, and SDAIE Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre Calculus at Encina Preparatory High School, in Sacramento, California. Since 1988, Mr. Rosa taught mathematics in public middle, high, and technical schools in Amparo, in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. In 1998, he was invited to come to California to participate in the international mathematics visiting teacher exchange program sponsored by the California Department of Education. In 2001, Mr. Rosa earned his Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in mathematics education from California State University in Sacramento. He has published 22 articles and 3 book chapters about mathematics, mathematical modeling, mathematics education, and ethnomathematics in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. He has also written 5 books about mathematics and ethnomathematics in Portuguese. Mr. Rosa has presented 38 papers in national and international conferences, congresses, and seminars in Brazil, United States, and Uruguay.

Research Interests
Ethnomathematics; mathematical modeling; language acquisition; ELL students.