Testing Motion Capture Software for Teaching Math

Assistant Professor Candace Walkington in Teaching and Learning collaborates with SMU Guildhall summer school students to test how motion capture software may help teach math. Walkington is examining how abstract mathematical concepts can be grounded in students’ out-of-school interests, experiences and everyday reasoning practices.

On Maps and School Demographics

RichardsM.ashxAssistant Professor Meredith Richards  in Education Policy and Leadership provides expertise on new maps that the U.S. Department of Education will release on school attendance boundaries.

In an Education Week article, Richards is quoted about how maps come into play. She conducts research on school inequities using geographic tools to look at gerrymandering and school attendance.  Read article here.