Faculty win Teacher Quality Improvement program grants.
Two faculty win more than $300,000 in teacher improvement grants.
Faculty members Klein and Lin are each part of teams that have won more than $300,000 in grants from the Ohio Board of Regents as part of the Teacher Quality Improvement program. Klein serves as co-PI with James Salzman of the Steven's Literacy Center in the College of Education at Ohio University and will develop a year-long professional development program for teachers of grades 4-6 to use writing-to-learn strategies to assess student performance relative to the new Mathematical Practices of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Lin serves as co-PI with Gregory Foley of the College of Education at Ohio University and will develop professional development focused on improving secondary mathematics teachers' understanding of and teaching of advanced quantitative reasoning techniques as part of a focus on a fourth-year course option for Ohio's high school seniors.