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Jennifer Suh

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Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Working with Dedicated Democracy Prep Teachers in DC

Today we talked about increasing the rigor to provide meaningful learning for each and every one of our learners! Democracy Prep teachers are dedicated to their students’ learning important mathematics! Enjoying the week with Dr. Toya Frank, Sara Birkhead and Jay Bradley and our teacher leaders from Democracy Prep, Tiana, Lyndon and Jasmin! What a […]

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Math in 3D!

Math in 3D!   To many people, mathematics is seen as a topic of study, a course or content that they remember as problems they saw in textbook- A 2D experience – Flat and unrelated to their real world or daily lives. One of the paradigm shifts needed for many, is Math in 3D! What […]

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017


Suh, J.M., Birkhead, S., Baker, C., Frank, T., Seshaiyer, P. (April, 2017) Examining Coaching Structures that Supported Mathematics Teacher Learning. Presented at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Antonio, TX. Suh, J.M. & Matson, K. (April, 2017). Mobilizing Teachers as Researchers to Promote an Innovative Classroom Practice of Implementing Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary […]

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Modeling Mathematical Ideas- Published in 2017!

Developing Strategic Competence in Elementary and Middle School JENNIFER M. SUH AND PADMANABHAN SESHAIYER Modeling Mathematical Ideas combines current research and practical strategies to build teachers and students strategic competence in problem solving.This must-have book supports teachers in understanding learning progressions that addresses conceptual guiding posts as well as students’ common misconceptions in investigating and […]

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Winter Graduation 2016

Congratulations to MASON graduates Winter 2016, especially Dr. Alice Petillo! You did it!

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Facilitating Team Time at NCTM’s INNOV8

NCTM launched their first Innov8 conference focused on Supporting Struggling Learners. I had an awesome opportunity to meet with motivated school teams that attended this conference to be inspired and focus on a solution-oriented action plan!

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Keynote at the 25th Annual Teacher Researcher Conference

Creating a Multiplier Effect through Teacher Researchers—Tapping into the Geniuses & Scholars in our Schools

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Analyzing Student Work &Math Authority and Agency

Analyzing student work provide us with an understanding of how students develop conceptual understanding and what misconceptions and partial understanding  exist at different learning points.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

GMU IMMERSION Team Presents at the SIAM Education Conference

Saturday, October 1 MS12 Implementing Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary Grades and Beyond 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Room: Assembly E – Fifth Level Mathematical modeling is an important topic of study and mathematical practice in the newly adopted Common Core State Standards in grades K-12. This symposium will engage the SIAM audience in considering […]

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Seminal research on teacher pd

Teacher knowledge studies pdf