Dr. Carter draws on his work in educational software development, curriculum development, and research to keep his classes fresh.
Professional Title: Associate Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Mobile technologies (the app-o-sphere), uses of technology in student-centered math education; student understanding and development of mathematical inquiry skills
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: mathematics, technology in education, smartphone apps
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Creating and Using Smartphone Apps for Your Classroom: an overview of the use of mobile technologies in the classroom, immersion in investigating educational apps, and an introduction to building apps using a visual programming language. Using Technology to Integrate Mathematics Across the Curriculum: How technology can be used to integrate math with other subject areas and a survey of technology tools that can support powerful mathematics learning. Functions and Algebra I: Building Mathematical Understanding: an exciting investigation of core algebraic ideas. Introduction to Programming: From Graphics to Microworlds with LOGO: computer programming for teachers and a vision of educational technology's potential.
Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.Ed., Lesley University; B.A., Vassar College
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Dr Carter draws on his work in educational software development, curriculum development, and research to keep his classes fresh and alive. Although he teaches courses in mobile technologies and computer programming, he also has a strong interest is in mathematics education. He particularly enjoys helping K-12 teachers who are uncomfortable with math to experience math as fun, engaging, and interesting. He strives to create activities where teachers can invent mathematical ideas, particularly those immediately applicable to teachers' firstname.lastname@example.org
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