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Our Centre is comprised of a unique group of faculty members, interested in issues surrounding science, mathematics, and technology education.

Larry Bencze
Clare Brett
Rina Cohen
Indigo Esmonde
Wanja Gitari
Gila Hanna
Jim Hewitt
Ron Lancaster
Cathy Marks Krpan
Douglas McDougall
Erminia Pedretti
John Percy
Jim Slotta
John Wallace



Cathy Marks Krpan

Research Overview

Dr. Cathy Marks Krpan teaches in the Department for Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at OISE. Her current research projects focus on student communication through think-alouds in mathematics and the development of student argumentation. Professor Marks Krpan has conducted research on effective teaching strategies that assist English Language Learners and learners who struggle in mathematics. Other research areas include student and teacher efficacy in the teaching and learning of mathematics, effective assessment strategies, and learning competencies in Mathematics Education.



Research Grants and Contracts

2014 Exploration of Proofs in Elementary Classrooms
2012 English Language Learners in Global Classrooms
2010 Exploring Math Pedagogy through Action Research
2009 Approaches to Problem Solving with English Language Learners
2008 Action Research and Teacher Collaboration in Mathematics
2007 Math Talk and its Impact on Student Learning: An Action Research Approach


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