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Jerry P. Becker

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Positions/Res. Assistants: Drexel University
Posted: Apr 1, 2013 2:55 PM
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Sent at the request of Jason Silverman.

The NSF Funded EnCoMPASS Project, a
partnership between the School of Education at
Drexel University
(<http://drexel.edu>http://drexel.edu) and the
Math Forum
is looking for experienced mathematics teachers
and/or mathematics education professionals to
work as research assistants while pursuing a
Ph.D. in STEM Education at Drexel University
(starting Fall 2013).

The EnCoMPASS Project is developing an
online professional teaching community of
mathematics educators focused on
supporting teachers as they seek to implement
formative assessment of open-ended mathematics
tasks and mathematical practices. Project
activities will allow participants to
deepen their content knowledge for teaching and
seek to become more effective at supporting the
mathematical development of each student.
Research foci include developing a better
understanding of the factors that contribute to
the development of a sustainable online community
and the emergence of leaders within that
community. For more information about the
please visit <http://mathforum.org/encompass>http://mathforum.org/encompass .

Research assistants will be involved in all
aspects of project work, including collecting,
organizing and analyzing data, developing and
leading project activities, and writing and
presenting results. The research assistantship
covers all tuition and fees and includes a
stipend and health insurance subsidy.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

· Experience teaching mathematics
· Knowledge of the Common Core State Standards
and the mathematical practices of the Common Core
· A masters degree, preferably in mathematics or mathematics education
· An interest in technology and formative
assessment in mathematics education

For more information, please contact Dr. Jason
Silverman, EnCoMPASS Project Principal
Investigator, at silverman@drexel.edu and
include a brief summary of your experience and

For full consideration, applications to the PhD
program should be completed by April 22, 2013.
For more information,
visit http://drexel.edu/soe-phd and click on

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu

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