2020 Susan Gay Travel Scholarship Recipient
Amanda Reinsburrow is a doctoral candidate in the School of Education at Drexel University with a concentration in STEM education. Her research interests include exploring definitions of mathematics literacy, relationships between teacher pedagogical beliefs and practices, and professional development to support teachers’ use of student thinking to inform mathematics instruction. In particular, Amanda is interested in closely examining how mathematics’ teachers understanding of literacy pedagogies can support learners in the mathematics classroom. Currently, Amanda serves as teaching and research assistant in the School of Education. This position allows her to teach education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervise students in the field, and contribute to research. Prior to attending Drexel, Amanda spent ten years teaching middle and high school mathematics in California and Florida.