Chair and Professor

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 Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • ECED-4284 (Practicum III) Section: 02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E22

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E22

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 91
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L) Section: 91
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E30

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 03
    • ECED-4251L (Assess & Correction Clinical L) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E05

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E05

    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

    Fall 2014 Sections

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • ECED-6249 (Seminar For P-5 Teachers) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform) Section: N01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ) Section: 01
    • ECED-6249 (Seminar For P-5 Teachers) Section: N01
    • EDME-7273 (Adv Strat for Teach Elem Math) Section: 41
    • EDME-7273L (Adv Strat Teach Elem Math Lab) Section: 41

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • ECED-6249 (Seminar For P-5 Teachers) Section: N01
    • EDME-7271 (Elementary Mathematics I) Section: 91

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material) Section: N51
    • EDME-7271 (Elementary Mathematics I) Section: 41 Download Syllabus [DOC]
    • EDME-7271L (Elem Mathematcis I Lab) Section: 41 Download Syllabus [DOC]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N01
  • Publication List

    Common Core Vocabulary Cards and Games for Sixth Grade

    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.