» Assistant Professor
My professional interest is K-12 mathematics education. I have a consulting business, writing mathematics curriculum and providing professional development for teachers. I also enjoy supervising student teachers.
|Semester||Course #||Section||Course Name||Location||Days / Times|
|Details||Fall 2012||1053||102||Contemporary Mathematics||Bolin Hall 312||
|Details||Fall 2012||1003||104||Intermediate Algebra||Bolin Hall 314||
TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2012||0003||102||Beginning Algebra||Bolin Hall 311||
MWF 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2012||0003||101||Beginning Algebra||Bolin Hall 311||
MWF 8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
|Details||Spring 2012||1233||207||College Algebra||Bolin Hall 311||
MWF 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.
|Details||Spring 2012||1053||202||Contemporary Mathematics||Bolin Hall 314||
|Details||Spring 2012||1003||201||Intermediate Algebra||Bolin Hall 314||
MWF 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
|Details||Spring 2012||1003||203||Intermediate Algebra||Bolin Hall 314||
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
|Details||Fall 2011||0003||102||Beginning Algebra||Bolin Hall 311||
MWF 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
|Midwestern State University||Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Accounting)|
|Midwestern State University||Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics)|
|University of North Texas||Doctoral Candidate, Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics Education)|
|Institution||Position||Start Date /||End Date|
|Olney High School||Teacher||1989||1992|
|Wichita Falls High School||Teacher||1992||2003|
|University of North Texas||Teaching Fellow||2008||2009|
|Midwestern State University||Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics||August 2003||Current|
Most recently, I served on the authoring team of the Advanced Mathematical Decision Making course for high school seniors, developed by the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
I have served as author and reviewer for Agile Mind services, an online course support system which provides activities, instructional plans, and assessment for high school mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Precalculus, AP Calculus, and AP Statistics).
Teacher Quality grant research projects:
"Engaging in Advanced Mathematics", Teacher Quality Grant Project, Midwestern State University, 2009-2011.
"XTREEM Mathematics - Algebra", Teacher Quality Grant Project, University of North Texas, 2009-2010.
"North Texas Algebra Institute", Teacher Quality Grant Project, University of North Texas, 2008-9.
"Problem Solving to Develop Algebraic Thinking" , Teacher Quality Grant Project, Midwestern State University, 2007-8.
"Do Rational Functions Behave Rationally?", co-presented with Dr. Dawn Slavens, Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Grapevine, Texas, July 2011.
"Rethinking high school mathematics: Creating and supporting a new high school mathematics course", Faculty Forum, Midwestern State University, November 2010.
"The Mathematical Argument: Proponents and Opponents of a Standardized Core", Annual Meeting of the Organization of Educational Historians, Chicago, September 2010.
"Proposing a Teacher Quality Grant for a Fourth-Year Mathematics Course", Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, July 2010.
"Statistics and Decision Making", Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, San Antonio, July 2010.
"Hands-on Systems of Linear Equations", North Texas Regional Mathematics & Science Conference, June 2009.
"The Concrete to Abstract Bridge", Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, July 2009.
"Multiple Representations in High School Mathematics", Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, July 2009.
"General vs. Mathematics Preservice Teacher Efficacy", Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York City (presented by co-author Dr. Colleen Eddy), March 2008.
"Math TEKS Connections for Grades 9-12", Region 9 Education Service Center, January 2008.
"Vertical Alignment of Measurement", Central Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Waco, February 2007.
"Teaching Advanced Placement Statistics with Online Support", Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, July 2006.
Richardson, C. and Eddy, C. (2011). The mathematical argument: Proponents and opponents of a standardized core, American Educational History Journal, 38(2), 277-288.