WIES Series: Milestones and Musings from Movement to Math

November 30, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30

Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Dor Abrahamson

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California - Berkeley

Dor Abrahamson

Dor Abrahamson will discuss the design and findings of the Mathematical Imagery Trainer Project. He will elaborate on its use of learning science concepts and attentional anchors to explain how students first develop sensorimotor schemes and then shift to mathematical reasoning.