Eric Knuth

Professor

Eric Knuth is a professor in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His research concerns the meaningful engagement of students in mathematical practices and their development of increasingly more sophisticated ways of engaging in those practices. By mathematical practices, he refers specifically to practices such as justifying and proving, and algebraic reasoning.

Contact Information

knuth@education.wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 263-3209
Office: 677 Ed Sciences

Current Projects

The Impact of a Teacher-Led Early Algebra Intervention on Children's Algebra-Readiness for Middle School

Completed Projects

Understanding and Cultivating the Development of Students' Competencies in Justifying and Proving
Collaborative Research: Understanding and Cultivating the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebraic Reasoning
Collaborative Research: Understanding and Cultivating the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebraic Thinking
Do Teachers' Gestures Facilitate Students' Mathematics Learning? Evidence from Early Algebra
Understanding and Cultivating the Connections Between Students' Natural Ways of Reasoning and Mathematical Ways of Reasoning
How Do Instructional Gestures Support Students' Mathematics Learning?
Developing Algebra-Ready Students for Middle School: Exploring the Impact of Early Algebra
Developing Algebra-Ready Students for Middle School: Exploring the Impact of Early Algebra
The Role and Use of Examples in Learning to Prove
Collaborative Research: The Impact of Early Algebra on Students' Algebra-Readiness
Postdoctoral Training Program in Mathematical Thinking, Learning, and Instruction
RAPID: Retention of Early Algebraic Understanding