Rita Gordon directs the elementary education and math online programs in the Graduate School of Education.
Professional Title: Instructor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Learner engagement to strengthen student achievement in mathematics; contextual learning and its impact on the mathematics teaching of experienced elementary school teachers.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Elementary Education; Mathematics
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Teaching Elementary School Mathematics; Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations; Quantitative Reasoning I
Education: BS, Boston University; MEd, Boston University; CAGS, State College at Boston
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Rita Gordon is the co-director, with Susan Rauchwerk, of Elementary Education programs and the director of the online Math Master's Program. She structures the math courses that she teaches so that students enjoy mathematics, believe that mathematics is useful and makes sense, and feel confident in their ability to do mathematics. She brings a rich skill set from her many years of experience in educational administration Pre-K though adults, a strong commitment to public schools, and a positive learning environment that is supportive, professional, and dynamic. firstname.lastname@example.org
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