Karen Gartland is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Mathematics education K-12 with a focus on integrating technology, differentiating instruction, constructivist teaching through models.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Teaching elementary through secondary level mathematics education courses with an expertise in middle level mathematics and courses in the mathematics program, such as Number and Operations and Algebra.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: EEDUC 5102 - Teaching Elementary Education; EEDUC 6202 - Teaching Secondary Mathematics Education in a Student-Centered Classroom; CMATH 6107 - Number and Operations
Education: BS, Lesley College, MEd, Lesley University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Dacey and Gartland, Math for All, Math Solutions.
Karen is currently working in the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District as the middle level mathematics coordinator for grades 5-8 and the Algebra I instructor. She says, " I am challenged every day by encouraging my students to think about mathematics and to be mathematicians. I try to make my curriculum relevant to my students by doing real-life models whenever possible and when not, to encourage them to consider how and why the mathematics works the way it does. Perseverance and problem-solving are a daily part of my students' lives in my classroom!"
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