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Our faculty pursue a variety of research interests, which they share within our students' coursework. Their work includes:

  • Children's mathematical thinking
  • Discourse and discourse analysis
  • Integers / negative numbers
  • Cognitively guided instruction
  • Argumentation in secondary mathematics classrooms
  • Collective argumentation
  • Beliefs in teaching practices

As a result, our students graduate with experience in essential and emerging fields of mathematics education.

Another unique aspect of our programs are the amount of time our students spend in classrooms working with students. Starting with one-on-one experiences, our students move through the program building on their abilities and students' ideas, culminating with teaching and managing multiple classrooms during a student-teaching experience.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    105 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
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Latest News

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

UGA researchers to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

September 26, 2017
Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to more efficiently teach mathematics, science and coding using interdisciplinary approaches.

Kappa Delta Pi elects new president; leadership council

September 28, 2016
Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education at the University of Georgia, recently elected a new president and leadership council to help foster excellence in education.

Publications

The Mathematics Educator

A collection of manuscripts from students and other professionals in mathematics education

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Upcoming Events

Jun
4–29

Camp DIVE 2018

Camp DIVE provides an opportunity for UGA students to obtain course credit or volunteer hours while working hands-on with students in Clarke County. CCSD students can attend the program free of charge.

Recurring Events

Math Education Student Association Speaker Series

Leading researchers in mathematics education present their work of differing aspects of mathematics education. Graduate students and faculty have the opportunity to discuss theoretical and methodological issues that push the boundaries of potential research.

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