Faculty & Staff Profile

Jill Drake

Jill Drake, Ed. D.

Chair and Professor

Phone: 678-839-6080 | Fax: 678-839-6063

Email:  jdrake@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 112

Biography

Dr. Jill Drake is a Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Learning and Teaching. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education. Her research focuses on assessment in mathematics education, problem posing, and teaching mathematics to diverse populations. She is internationally recognized for her research on problem posing and she recently published two mathematics activity books for high school and middle school students. Prior to her appointment at UWG, Dr. Drake was an educator at the early childhood, elementary, and middle school levels.


Education/Degrees

  • B.S., Education, Florida State University, 1990
  • M.Ed., Education, Florida State University, 1995
  • Ed.S., Education, Florida State University, 1995
  • Education -18 hours of Math PostDoc, University of Georgia, 1999

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ)    
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L)    
    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 91
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L) Section: 91
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E05
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 01
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 01
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E16

Selected Publications

  • Common Core Vocabulary Cards and Games for Sixth Grade [View Publication]
  • Memorable Mathematics: Vocabulary Games for Sixth Grade Mathematics
  • Division by a fraction: Assessing students levels of understanding through problem writing. In National Council of
  • Cates, J. & Drake, J. (2009) Stack-n-Pack: Connecting mathematical representations: Algebra. Timnath, CO: Learning Advantage.
  • Cates, J. & Drake, J. (2009) Stack-n-Pack: Connecting mathematical representations: Geometry. Timnath, CO: Learning Advantage.