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Temple Walkowiak

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

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University Faculty Scholar

Coordinator, EEMS Doctoral Concentration (Elementary Education in Mathematics & Science)

Coordinator, M.Ed. Program in Elementary Education (Math/Science)

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Temple Walkowiak is an associate professor of mathematics education at North Carolina State University. Prior to her appointment at NC State, Dr. Walkowiak worked as a teacher and mathematics specialist for nine years in Virginia public schools and completed a Ph.D. in 2010 at the University of Virginia. She received her undergraduate and master’s degrees from James Madison University. Her research focuses on the measurement of mathematics teaching practices in elementary classrooms as well as teacher learning and development of knowledge, beliefs, and teaching practices in K-5 mathematics.

Courses Taught

  • ELM 410 Children’s Thinking and Multiplicative Reasoning
  • ELM 555 Number Systems and Operations: K-5 Mathematical Tasks
  • ELM 560 Mathematical Modeling: K-5 Leadership
  • ELM 654 Internship in Elementary Education
  • ECI 724  Professional Learning in SteM Education
  • ECI 735  Seminar in Teaching & Teacher Education


Doctor of Philosophy Mathematics Education University of Virginia 2010

Master of Education Middle Grades (4-8) Education James Madison University 1998

Bachelor of Science Mathematics James Madison University 1997