MU Excellence in Advising Award

Last Thursday I was surprised to learn I had won the University of Missouri's Excellence in Advising Award. I knew I was nominated, but didn't know I had won until the ceremony. The honor is a campus-level award given to one faculty member each year "who has demonstrated the qualities associated with outstanding undergraduate student … Continue reading MU Excellence in Advising Award

My Math Ed Podcast Episode

My amazing colleague Sam Otten has been running the Math Ed Podcast for several years. Each episode features a mathematics education scholar talking about a recent publication. You can get the behind the scenes thinking that went into the paper. I highly recommend using these podcasts with students and sharing them with others. There are … Continue reading My Math Ed Podcast Episode

New TEEM Article

We investigated one teacher’s decisions in response to the difference between the intended meaning of a mathematical problem and her student’s understanding. The student—an English language learner—had a different interpretation of the mathematical scenario related to one particular clause in the problem that was, ironically, intended to be explanatory but ended up obscuring intended meaning and therefore impacted the student’s solution.