The Doorbell Rang and a plate of "cookies"

A few weeks ago I shared some of my memories of playing math games with my dad and how these experiences were influencing my work and research interests (If you missed it, you can see it here: http://u.osu.edu/ecemathed/2018/03/01/where-did-i-come-from-and-where-am-i-going/). This post is…

Reflections on two Saturdays of professional development

By far my favorite part of being a student in the OSU STEM Education PhD program has been the opportunities I’ve had to observe or be part of spaces of mathematics education that I’ve never been in before–this is probably…

As a Ph.D. student who spends a lot of time reading very long and theoretical articles, it’s can sometimes be easy to lose perspective on where I’ve come from and where I ultimately want to go with my work. So…

EHE Research Forum

This is my first time to attend the research forum held by our college of EHE on Feb 23, 2018. I am glad a piece of my work, male teachers in elementary schools, got accepted. Because I went to observe…

Skyping with a Mathematician

This spring I’ve been working with three fifth grade girls at Columbus Spanish Immersion Academy. These girls are amazing! They’re excited about math and ask such thoughtful and insightful questions.   Together we’ve been learning about our numbering system by…

Ayse, Hochieh, and Theodore went to the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educator Conference in Houston, Feb 8-10, 2018. We learned a lot and had a ton of fun. Theodore presented a really fun, long session examining culture and history within…

Here are some great places we like to go to get started with our Math Lesson Plans: nzmaths.co.nz – Awesome resource from the Ministry of Education in New Zealand, organized by topic and level. Full of culturally relevant mathematics resources…

Hello and welcome to the Early Childhood/Elementary Mathematics blog at The Ohio State University. This blog is meant as a space for faculty, graduate students, in-service teachers, and pre-service teachers associated with OSU to write about and reflect on issues…