My primary research interest is children’s mathematical thinking. I’m also interested in the design of exploratory playgrounds for learning mathematics; contextually situated, culturally resonant pedagogy; and issues of education and social justice.
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- Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Noyce @ Montclair: Preparing the Effective Elementary Mathematics Teacher
I'm collaborating with Erin Krupa, also in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, and Jennifer Robinson in the College of Education to develop a new "enhanced" degree program leading to a bachelor of arts in mathematics with a concentration in K-6 teaching. This program will feature transformative opportunities to learn mathematics through inquiry-oriented coursework and research experiences so that students will acquire the specialized mathematical knowledge that will prepare them to understand and navigate the challenges, complexities, and diversity of schools and classrooms.
I'm collaborating with faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to further develop "Distributed Biography," an online application that supports the creation, collection, compilation and display of written narratives by multiple individuals about an individual, event, location, or experience of mutual interest.