Professional Development Wednesdays

When:
September 3, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2014-09-03T16:00:00+00:00
2014-09-03T17:00:00+00:00
Where:
College of Education, room 1030
30 Pryor Street Southwest
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Erin Whitney

Research Wednesdays Presentation: Math Understanding and Achievement of African American Students

Presenter: Marilyn Strutchens

Marilyn Strutchens is the program coordinator of mathematics education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in Auburn University’s College of Education & Human Development. She also serves as co-director of Transforming East Alabama Mathematics (TEAM-Math). Strutchens conducts research on topics related to increasing the mathematical understanding and achievement of African American students, increasing parental involvement in children’s mathematics education, and enhancing teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge in order to increase students’ mathematical achievement.

This presentation will begin at 12 p.m. in the Forum (College of Education & Human Development room 1030). A light lunch will be served to those who RSVP to Erin Whitney in the CEHD’s Educational Research Bureau at 404-413-8090 or ewhitney@gsu.edu.