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Leah Shilling-Traina

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, published an article in the Virginia Mathematics Teacher.  The article, “Making the ‘impossible’ possible in the classroom: Cultivating persistence in problem-solving,” appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of the publication.

Leah Shilling-Traina

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, was awarded (along with six other math educators across the country) a CSMC (Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum) Mini-Grant to fund meetings of a Research Group (RG). The focus of this RG is a comparison of teacher selection and use of written curriculum materials in CCSSM […]

Leah Shilling-Traina

Leah Shilling-Traina, assistant professor of mathematics education, presented the paper “Prospective Teachers’ Challenges In Teaching Reasoning-and-proving In Their Mentor Teachers’ Classrooms” at the 2012 meeting of the American Education Research Association held in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Along with co-authors Gabriel Stylianides (University of Oxford) and Andreas Stylianides (University of Cambridge), Dr. Shilling-Traina examined the challenges […]

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina accepted into STaR program

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina was recently accepted into the 2012 STaR (Service, Teaching, and Research) cohort. The STaR program, funded by the National Science Foundation, provides support to 35 early career mathematics educators from across the country by addressing common challenges such as teaching mathematics courses designed for teacher preparation, establishing a research agenda, and developing […]