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Article from Assistant Professor Samantha Marshall Examines Mathematics Coaching as a Means to Justice-oriented Teaching
As a former high school mathematics teacher and director of mathematics, Assistant Professor Samantha Marshall, Ph.D., has witnessed the various ways mathematics education can be unjust for certain groups of students. Her most recent article provides insights into what existing research about mathematics teacher coaching currently offers and illuminates critical gaps to inform work toward justice-oriented mathematics teaching.
Associate Professor James Minogue: ‘The Best Teachers Provide Their Youngsters With Opportunities to Learn That Help Their Ideas Progress in Sophistication’
During nearly 15 years of teaching science methods courses, Associate Professor James Minogue, Ph.D., has noticed that many aspiring elementary school teachers tend to shy away from teaching science because they seem to believe that they need to be an expert in all areas of science in order to teach it well. He tries to dispel this idea for them on the first day of class.