Teaching Math Teaching Podcast

Conversations with math teacher educators stepping into the role of teaching math teachers

About the show

Learning to teach math teachers better by sharing advice and expertise from mathematics teacher educators in various roles.

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  • Episode 37: Marrielle Myers: Supporting Preservice Teachers of Color

    December 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 35 secs
    mathematics teacher education, preservice teachers, teachers of color

    Marrielle Myers shares her story of becoming a mathematics teacher educator, and how she has worked to support preservice teachers of color. She offers advice that can help individuals in many roles as they work toward more equitable practices.

  • Episode 36: Colleen Eddy, Rick Hudson, and Michael Steele - AMTE 2021 Virtual Conference

    December 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 54 secs

    Learning how to teach math teachers better by discussing the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), getting a picture of what this year's AMTE annual conference (Thursday - Saturday, Feb 11-13, 2021 and Thursday - Saturday, February 18-20, 2021 ) will look like this year as a virtual event, and sharing why listeners to this podcast should attend.

  • Episode 35: Crystal Kalinec-Craig: Engaging in Humanistic Practices in Field Experiences

    November 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 27 secs

    Crystal Kalinec-Craig shares her experiences with teaching math teachers, and how she has benefitted from resources shared by colleagues. She recommends that mathematics teacher educators stay humble. Teaching during the pandemic is not normal, and she works to set the conditions for her class to let students be successful.

  • Episode 34: Yolanda Parker: Helping Teachers Develop a Relationship with Mathematics

    November 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 48 secs

    Yolanda Parker shares how she helps her students, including prospective mathematics teachers, get more comfortable with their mathematical identity and develop a relationship with mathematics.

  • Episode 33: Nico Gomez: Foregrounding Issues and Questions to Work on Our Identity

    November 5th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 6 secs

    Carlos Nicolas (Nico) Gomez shares some thoughts and questions from his work on mathematical identity to help teachers (including mathematics teacher educators) be more purposeful in their teaching. Nico also shares about his role as a member of TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, and the importance of groups within professional organizations that are based on particular expressions of identity (e.g., race) to help members navigate places of belonging within the profession.

  • Episode 32: Niral Shah & Daniel Reinholz: Observing Participation and Recognizing Equity

    October 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 45 secs

    Learning to teach math teachers better with Niral Shah and Daniel Reinholz as we discuss their background in mathematics teacher education and their work with EQUIP, a customizable observation tool for tracking patterns in student participation, with the intent being to empower teachers in building more equitable classrooms.

  • Episode 31: Babette Benken: Serving and Leading

    October 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 43 secs
    leadership, mathematics teacher education, volunteering, writing

    Babette Benken shares advice about serving in an organization, and also about how to prepare oneself to lead others. She also shares tips about writing for various AMTE publications.

  • Episode 30: Stephanie Casey: Teaching People to Teach Statistics

    October 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 24 secs

    Stephanie Casey talks about teaching statistics to prospective and inservice mathematics teachers. She is involved in multiple projects with the goal of improving the statistical understanding of teachers and their students.

  • Episode 29: Keith Nabb: Teaching Mathematics in a Two-Year College

    October 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 52 secs

    Keith Nabb shares his experiences in preparing teachers and teaching mathematics in two-year colleges. He is interested in expanding the construct of Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching to early college mathematics, particularly in remedial and developmental mathematics settings.

  • Episode 28: Aris Winger: Finding Discomfort in the Hard Questions

    September 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 2 secs

    Learning how to teach mathematics teachers better in this discussion with Aris Winger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics from Georgia Gwinnett College.

  • Episode 27: Carrie Cutler and Math Positive Mindsets

    September 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 16 secs
    clinical faculty, elementary methods, parenting

    Carrie talks about how being a parent of eight children has helped her become a better teacher of math teachers. She describes her journey to today, and offers good advice about being humble, creating routines, and maintaining connections with students.

  • Episode 26: Cathery Yeh: Advocacy in Mathematics Education and Beyond

    September 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 16 secs

    Cathery talks about family activism, her family co-created their own nonprofit, a community-based Org, Los Alamitos Community United, and they in partnership with ACLU sued their own city. They won a lawsuit against the city's anti-sanctuary policies. In addition, they won the inclusion of ethnic studies curriculum implementation through K-12, as well as a High School graduation requirement. Cathery states that activism has transformed her view of mathematics education.  Cathery also co-authored the book re-imagining the mathematics classroom and talks about that. 

  • Episode 25: Lyndsi Hampton, a 5th-grade math and science teacher at Highland Elementary School.

    September 3rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  35 mins 8 secs

    In our latest TMT podcast, we are talking with Lyndsi Hampton who is a 5th-grade math and science teacher and discusses various ways teachers can connect with students in their classroom, especially right now.

  • Episode 24: Math Ed Podcast: Alternative Field Experiences for Secondary Math Teachers

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 52 secs
    field experiences, math ed podcast, secondary math

    In this cross-over episode, Sam Otten from the Math Ed Podcast talks with Michelle Cirillo and Kristen Bieda about alternative field experiences for secondary math teachers.

  • Episode 23: Jen Wolfe: Community building, Collaborative learning, and Resilient Teaching

    August 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 56 mins

    Listen in as Dr. Jen Wolfe shares a MEGA-Resource that she has put together since her last appearance on the Teaching Math Teaching podcast. In this episode we discuss community building, collaborative learning, technology tutorials, and sample tasks for teaching during COVID-19 and beyond.

  • Episode 22: Tiffany Tynes Curry: Discover voices, Find passion, Rewrite narrative, Create a culture in which everyone has something to contribute

    August 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 56 secs

    In this episode, Dr. Curry, a former elementary mathematics teacher at Weinland Park Elementary and a current district instructional coach and leader, describes her four goals: Discover voices, Find a passion, Rewrite narrative, and Create a culture that everyone has something to contribute. Her goal is to utilize student voices, utilize their own thinking, as well as their identity.