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Stanford Center for Professional Development

Mathematics teaching and learning - in particular, how different teaching approaches impact students' learning, how to teach mathematics for a “growth mindset”, and how equity is promoted in mathematics classrooms. STEM and mathematics - why women and girls choose out of science and mathematics. The role of groupwork and mathematical discussions in the development of understanding. The ways teachers may be supported in moving towards equitable and effective teaching environments. The effectiveness of mathematics taught through technology.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Graduate School of Education
  • Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Administrative Appointments

  • Endowed Chair, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (2019 - Present)
  • The Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Education., Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (2019 - Present)
  • Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (2010 - Present)
  • Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (2006 - 2006)
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (2000 - 2006)
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University (1998 - 2000)

Honors & Awards

  • Walter Denham Mathematics Leadership award, California Mathematics Council (2015)
  • Kay Gilliland Equity Award, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (2014)
  • Early Career Award, National Science Foundation (1999)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Marie Curie Professor, The University of Sussex (2019 - Present)
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (2004 - 2005)
  • Lecturer, Mathematics Education, King's College, London (2019 - Present)
  • Deputy Director Mathematics Assessment Team, King's College, London (2019 - Present)
  • Teacher of Mathematics, (ages 11-18), Inner London comprehensive schools (2019 - Present)

Professional Education

  • BSc, Liverpool University, Psychology (1985)
  • MA, King's College, London University, Mathematics Education (1991)
  • PhD, King's College, London University, Mathematics Education (1996)

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