Kara Morton is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Mathematics; adolescent development
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Mathematics education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: CMATH 6107, Number and Operations; CMATH 6109, Functions and Algebra; EEDUC 6154, Meeting Diverse Needs in the Mathematics Classroom
Education: BS, American University; MEd, Lesley University; EdD, Northeastern University.
Kara Morton is currently working as a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at the Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA. Along with teaching responsibilities, Kara enjoys her role as a Directing Teacher within the apprentice program at Shady Hill. Her affiliation with the Teacher Training Course (TTC) lead her to pursue her doctorate in education at Northeastern. Her interest in learning and the brain has afforded her tremendous research opportunities throughout her professional and academic career. Kara has finished her dissertation entitled, "Teacher Training Programs: The Impact of Mandatory Adolescent Development Coursework on Teacher Efficacy."
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